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#6033566 - 11/16/15 07:36 PM Decoys for eagle lake area
teal.slayer14 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/29/10
Posts: 101
Loc: Katy TX
I got a question for the guys that hunt around eagle lake/Katy area. Do yall guys use any mallards in your spread? Do yall just use a mallard call or mix it up with a whistle and blue wing teal call?

This is my second year down here and have herd not to use mallard decoys.
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#6033586 - 11/16/15 07:43 PM Re: Decoys for eagle lake area [Re: teal.slayer14]
Elpatoloco Offline
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Registered: 07/10/15
Posts: 283
Ducks are stupid. It doesn't matter on types of decoys. The only exception is that I like to add some white to the spread. Sprigs or cans. I believe the white shows up from distance. Have heard the same about black decoys, though I've not tried them.

Everybody and their dogs blow a mallard hen call. Birds have heard it all the way down the fly way. Some days it works, somedays it does more bad than good. I believe in mixing the calling part up. Gadwall, teal, sprig, widgeon, Mallard.

Just my 2 cents


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#6033621 - 11/16/15 07:56 PM Re: Decoys for eagle lake area [Re: Elpatoloco]
garrett Offline
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Originally Posted By: Elpatoloco
Ducks are stupid. It doesn't matter on types of decoys. The only exception is that I like to add some white to the spread. Sprigs or cans. I believe the white shows up from distance. Have heard the same about black decoys, though I've not tried them.

Everybody and their dogs blow a mallard hen call. Birds have heard it all the way down the fly way. Some days it works, somedays it does more bad than good. I believe in mixing the calling part up. Gadwall, teal, sprig, widgeon, Mallard.

Just my 2 cents


This guy is on it, you can those mallard decoys just fine, and down there id also have some sprigs to the side up
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#6033644 - 11/16/15 08:03 PM Re: Decoys for eagle lake area [Re: teal.slayer14]
teal.slayer14 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/29/10
Posts: 101
Loc: Katy TX
That's about what I figured. I have sprigs, wigeons, specks and teal. Was wondering if gadwall decoys or redhead/canvasbacks would be worth adding to the spread.

Thanks guys.
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#6033650 - 11/16/15 08:07 PM Re: Decoys for eagle lake area [Re: teal.slayer14]
garrett Offline
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It can't hurt, truthfuly it doesn't matter, you can go outside and paint your decoys your own hybrid looking ducks and they would be fine to hunt over
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