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#5983936 - 10/19/15 12:07 PM FAKE CORN
DuckOil82 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/14/15
Posts: 4
In all the latest Hunting Magazines, MPW, Cabelas and such, there's now fake corn cobs for sale. Just wondered what everyone thought about this, Gimmick, Ethical, or even legal? Lots of discussion and interests on other forums.

I personally believe its unethical and just wanted to get a feel for everyone else's thoughts. Bout the only time Id consider using fake corn is in a corn field but out on a lake or pond with no corn fields for miles around, nope.

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#5983952 - 10/19/15 12:12 PM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: DuckOil82]
Flock Knocker Offline
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Registered: 01/27/14
Posts: 427
Loc: Ellis Co.
Stupid and Gimmick. It is legal because baiting by definition the bait has to have nutritional value, but still stupid. If you can't get them to decoy with life like waterfowl decoys I don't think throwing a dozen plastic ears of corn out in the field are going to help you.
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#5983955 - 10/19/15 12:16 PM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: DuckOil82]
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Hollywood

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 27146
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
So some plastic fake food is unethical but a decoy rig that is powered by motors to swim half dozen deeks around, or one that has a few flying around in a circle is just fine...

peep
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#5983958 - 10/19/15 12:17 PM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: DuckOil82]
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Registered: 08/05/10
Posts: 1521
Loc: Duck Hole, Tx
Prolly work great for all those local park ducks first part of season.

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#5983965 - 10/19/15 12:21 PM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: DuckOil82]
Navasot Online   content
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Registered: 09/22/11
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Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
roflmao
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#5983976 - 10/19/15 12:27 PM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: Navasot]
8pointdrop Offline
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Registered: 12/16/11
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Loc: My favorite place TEXAS
Originally Posted By: Navasot
So some plastic fake food is unethical but a decoy rig that is powered by motors to swim half dozen deeks around, or one that has a few flying around in a circle is just fine...

peep


My first thought. This "ethical" stuff gets annoying. Do you hunt? If yes then it's not ethical, period. Next question

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#5983995 - 10/19/15 12:44 PM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: DuckOil82]
Erichugh22 Offline
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Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 2335
Loc: Duck blind
I prefer fake sliced bread

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#5984073 - 10/19/15 01:40 PM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: Erichugh22]
EastTxBlake Offline
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Registered: 10/05/15
Posts: 26
Originally Posted By: Erichugh22
I prefer fake sliced bread
This is halArious!

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#5986547 - 10/20/15 09:04 PM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: DuckOil82]
Duke4456 Offline
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Registered: 09/29/15
Posts: 143
Loc: Naples Tx
I have heard of guys putting yellow rain jackets under water to make it look like corn
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#5986822 - 10/21/15 01:08 AM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: DuckOil82]
Fishuhalik Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/10/14
Posts: 412
Loc: Katy, TX
I'm starting my own company. We're putting out a super-special line of high-quality lighters. How they work is, before every hunt you light a stack of $20s (not included) on fire, say the secret chant and dance that I've included and you're GUARANTEED to have more birds in your spread!

Seriously, it embarrasses me that hunters will actually buy into this kinda stuff.
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#5986829 - 10/21/15 01:45 AM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: DuckOil82]
Simple Searcher Offline
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 5089
Loc: Helotes, Hext
I might buy some just to annoy the squirrels in the back yard.
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#5986885 - 10/21/15 06:28 AM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: Simple Searcher]
Vern1 Offline
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Registered: 09/13/11
Posts: 2002
Loc: Pettytown, TX, US of A
Originally Posted By: Simple Searcher
I might buy some just to annoy the squirrels in the back yard.


Winner.....

Next story: PETA forms fake corn patrol.
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#5986962 - 10/21/15 07:34 AM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: DuckOil82]
DuckOil82 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/14/15
Posts: 4
Watch Out Everyone! All the Internet Tough/Funny Guys are out.

This is a Forum for Discussion Right? Merely bringing it up for opinions

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#5986974 - 10/21/15 07:42 AM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: DuckOil82]
TTUhunter4 Offline
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Registered: 07/03/10
Posts: 691
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: DuckOil82
Watch Out Everyone! All the Internet Tough/Funny Guys are out.

This is a Forum for Discussion Right? Merely bringing it up for opinions


If you got offended by these responses, you're going to have a hard time on this forum haha
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#5987037 - 10/21/15 08:21 AM Re: FAKE CORN [Re: TTUhunter4]
john paul Offline
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Registered: 12/19/09
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Loc: lubbock, beaumont, where the b...
I bet it would work if you put out enough of it.

To change the subject a little bit. Do y'all think ducks and geese find feed by sight or smell? or both?
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