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#5873201 - 08/11/15 08:06 AM Wonder Duck reviews
Teamjefe Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/11/09
Posts: 244
Are they really a wonder? Looking for something that will put movement on the water surface. I know jerk strings are the best but I am really, really lazy.

Thanks

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#5873265 - 08/11/15 08:58 AM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
BradyBuck Offline
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Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5243
Loc: Abilene, TX
I looked at them a while back but never pulled the trigger. They couldn't hurt but I'd get the one that swims back and forth instead of the ones that twirl in a circle. The "paddle wheel" models I believe look the best.

Like you said though a jerk rig works and it's simple and cheap.

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#5873287 - 08/11/15 09:11 AM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
aggieraf Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/21/06
Posts: 67
Loc: Texas
I have a couple and I really like them. I don't use them on a pole since I want the water motion. I would recommend for sure. I have four of them now and use them all the time.

I also like that they take D batteries and not re-chargables. You will probably need to change out the batteries at the halfway point but they last a long time.

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#5873908 - 08/11/15 04:03 PM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
Elpatoloco Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 07/10/15
Posts: 284
I've got one that spins in the tight circle.
Its flat out a teal magnet. Big ducks, not so much

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#5874055 - 08/11/15 05:27 PM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
cheasapeake Offline
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Registered: 05/17/11
Posts: 124
Loc: friendswood
they don't last in saltwater

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#5874095 - 08/11/15 05:46 PM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
cannon88 Offline
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Registered: 01/12/06
Posts: 2962
Loc: In the duck blind...
Maybe try out some of The Real Decoy motion decoys.

http://www.therealdecoy.com/
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#5874246 - 08/11/15 07:19 PM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 13882
Loc: Black Dog, Texas
Originally Posted By: Teamjefe
I am really, really lazy.



I like your style.
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#5874385 - 08/11/15 08:47 PM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
BarneyWho Online   content
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Registered: 11/09/04
Posts: 2840
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
Like the concept, but if you hunt more than 10 times a year they won't hold up. We sold all of ours and went back to pulsators. They are heavy and a PIA to charge every night, but at least they hold up.
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#5874421 - 08/11/15 09:09 PM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
Greekangler Offline
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Registered: 09/05/04
Posts: 1594
Loc: North Tejas
any motion is good motion......unless late in season- see how fowl respond and act accordingly......dont over analyze. if you have food and water you will have ducks- higdon bubbler very good as well- used them for years- have both


Edited by Greekangler (08/11/15 09:10 PM)
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#5897515 - 08/26/15 03:25 PM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
codywayne Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/04/09
Posts: 42
Loc: tyler tx
we use a jerk string it works great
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#5898278 - 08/26/15 10:14 PM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: codywayne]
Greekangler Offline
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Registered: 09/05/04
Posts: 1594
Loc: North Tejas
Originally Posted By: codywayne
we use a jerk string it works great


That's a staple- or should be in every blind
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#5898530 - 08/27/15 07:46 AM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Greekangler]
john paul Offline
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Registered: 12/19/09
Posts: 1081
Loc: lubbock, beaumont, where the b...
I wouldn't buy one myself after hunting over some friends wonder ducks multiple times. I was not that impressed.
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#5898548 - 08/27/15 07:56 AM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
Teamjefe Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/11/09
Posts: 244
Going with the new Higdon Navigator. Gotta have the new toys

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#5899087 - 08/27/15 01:32 PM Re: Wonder Duck reviews [Re: Teamjefe]
duckboogieman Offline
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Registered: 08/22/05
Posts: 942
Higdon makes good products but what is a "navigator"? Did you mean G&H?

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