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#6442218 - 09/07/16 01:38 PM Auto Jerk Decoy System-gimmick?
Teamjefe Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/11/09
Posts: 239
Ok so we all know that duck hunters fall victim each year to the new motion decoy gimmick. I saw the Auto Jerk Decoy system online the other day and I like the concept. There are limited reviews online but I wanted to see if anyone here uses this thing. And I know I should quit being lazy and use a regular jerk string but I have some credit at Mack's that is burning a hole in my pocket.

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#6442244 - 09/07/16 01:56 PM Re: Auto Jerk Decoy System-gimmick? [Re: Teamjefe]
woodduckhunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 04/25/11
Posts: 212
if you have a blind that is regularly good that you hunt once a week or so and could justify leaving it there I guess it could be. we hunt too many blinds and they seem like a lot to be packing up setting up and moving around. the little jerk string grapple things are light hold good and work.

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#6442263 - 09/07/16 02:07 PM Re: Auto Jerk Decoy System-gimmick? [Re: Teamjefe]
ZachW Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 183
Loc: Texas, TX
This seems like a great idea- pumping a jerk cord is a pain. But I agree with woodduckhunter- this seems like it would be a pain to set up and move around. I've long considered making a handheld puller that would pull a jerk cord automatically, but use the same anchor/set up that all of us already have.

Anyone want to fund the development? grin

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#6442277 - 09/07/16 02:14 PM Re: Auto Jerk Decoy System-gimmick? [Re: Teamjefe]
BradyBuck Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5131
Loc: Abilene, TX
I showed this to my friend and and he said "hands free jerking seems kinda like cheating".....

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#6442318 - 09/07/16 02:27 PM Re: Auto Jerk Decoy System-gimmick? [Re: BradyBuck]
Herbie Hancock Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/23/16
Posts: 468
Loc: Cypress, Texas
Originally Posted By: BradyBuck
I showed this to my friend and and he said "hands free jerking seems kinda like cheating".....
roflmao

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#6443673 - 09/08/16 11:45 AM Re: Auto Jerk Decoy System-gimmick? [Re: Teamjefe]
nacgoat08 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/10/11
Posts: 419
Loc: Miserableplex, Texas
Have you seen this latest gadget? It's a sound activated jerk string....

http://www.realtree.com/camo-products/reel-motion-sound-activated-decoy-system-in-realtree-max-5
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#6443898 - 09/08/16 02:30 PM Re: Auto Jerk Decoy System-gimmick? [Re: Teamjefe]
Grandpa Lee Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 08/18/16
Posts: 115
Loc: Victoria County
They are cool, a buddy used one with us last year, but in all honesty for the money a jerk rig is cheap and you only have to tug on it when birds are in the decoys, easy stuff.

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#6444095 - 09/08/16 04:22 PM Re: Auto Jerk Decoy System-gimmick? [Re: nacgoat08]
ZachW Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 183
Loc: Texas, TX
Originally Posted By: nacgoat08
Have you seen this latest gadget? It's a sound activated jerk string....

http://www.realtree.com/camo-products/reel-motion-sound-activated-decoy-system-in-realtree-max-5



$270???

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#6445339 - 09/09/16 02:25 PM Re: Auto Jerk Decoy System-gimmick? [Re: Teamjefe]
Team Hillbilly Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/08/06
Posts: 7840
Loc: Lake Sam Rayburn Texas
Yep on the high end of the scale for most people,
Remember you got to pay to play. I'm too old school for something like this. scared
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#6448585 - 09/12/16 09:47 AM Re: Auto Jerk Decoy System-gimmick? [Re: Teamjefe]
Streater Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/15/04
Posts: 430
Loc: Lake X, Texas
I wouldn't pay for it, but I can see how it would be helpful. I get tired of pulling a jerk cord.

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