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#5453709 - 12/02/14 10:18 AM Sled Advice
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Do any of you use a sled to get decoys and gear into a marsh. If so what sled would you recommend?
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#5453733 - 12/02/14 10:27 AM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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#5454006 - 12/02/14 12:29 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Originally Posted By: SpoonPlatoon
Do any of you use a sled to get decoys and gear into a marsh. If so what sled would you recommend?


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#5454009 - 12/02/14 12:31 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: beaversnipe]
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Originally Posted By: beaversnipe
Originally Posted By: SpoonPlatoon
Do any of you use a sled to get decoys and gear into a marsh. If so what sled would you recommend?


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What?
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#5454015 - 12/02/14 12:38 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Yep:

http://www.rapala.com/otter/sleds/pro-sled/Pro+Sled.html?start=1&cgid=otter-sleds

Works great. Also good for dragging deer.

You can get smaller versions that are still pretty handy for about $60 or above version for about $130 at Cabelas.


Edited by Hirogen (12/02/14 12:43 PM)
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#5454019 - 12/02/14 12:40 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Yeah I dunno..

I use the little beavertail sled, over grass/water/cold ground it's great. Gets a little heavy in the mud though.

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#5454100 - 12/02/14 01:23 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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I use jetsled XL. Prob the best piece of gear i own.

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#5454119 - 12/02/14 01:34 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: oilag]
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Originally Posted By: oilag
I use jetsled XL. Prob the best piece of gear i own.

This^^^
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#5454122 - 12/02/14 01:36 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Mud and sand are the anti-Christ of sleds though!
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#5454284 - 12/02/14 03:04 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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We use a megasled from Momarsh.
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#5454385 - 12/02/14 04:00 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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I need to figure out how to get my dog to drag my sled.
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#5454835 - 12/02/14 07:17 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Do the sleds float or drag bottom?
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#5454854 - 12/02/14 07:23 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: Merican Duck Hunter]
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Originally Posted By: Merican Duck Hunter
Mud and sand are the anti-Christ of sleds though!


It can be a little tough on sand, I find they slide really well over soft mud. Either way it beats carrying all those decoys. I used to fill my sled to the top with about 4 dozen decoys and then put a sack with another 4 dozen on top of it and bungee it down. Way easier to drag that across mud/sand especially when there is an inch or two of water than it is to carry it over your back along with gun and ammo.

When hunting open water, I used to put my ammo box in the first sled with loose decoys and sack and then tie a second sled to my ammo box and pull another 8 dozen behind it. Easy way to transport 16 dozen decoys across 1/4 mile of mudflat without wearing myself out.

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#5455896 - 12/03/14 10:38 AM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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I've got the Beavertail sled with bag. I can tow it behing my kayak with 4 dozen decoys. It's an awesome sled well worth the money.

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#5456491 - 12/03/14 02:40 PM Re: Sled Advice [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Originally Posted By: SpoonPlatoon
Do the sleds float or drag bottom?
mine will float 3 doz deks a gun, blind bag and dog stand just fine... Dragging it in the water is the best way to go! That way you don't have all that gear weighing you down and if you fall, all your gear isn't soaked/lost
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