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#6925254 - 10/18/17 07:20 PM Do you use Mojos?
BradyBuck Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5512
Loc: Abilene, TX
I almost always use one when dove hunting and we use the dove mojos for early teal.

I've never used one during the regular duck season. I know they were all the rage a few years ago but I just never used one.

Are guys still using them for big ducks?

Do you find they work?

I read that some thought ducks had begun to flare from them due to over use.

I was thinking if the over use had died down they might be effective.




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#6925263 - 10/18/17 07:26 PM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
bentman Online   content
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Registered: 01/01/10
Posts: 1298
Loc: tx
I use them early often and late
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#6925307 - 10/18/17 08:20 PM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
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Registered: 01/24/08
Posts: 1468
Loc: DFW
I think they work well some days during early season, especially on teal. On calm days, I usually keep them off until 30mins or so after shooting light to keep it quiet in the spread. I have started putting it 30-60 yds to one side of my spread sometimes later in the season (I hunt big lakes primarily). In my head the logic is it still gets their attention to head this direction, but hopefully they see the decoys as a more appealing landing strip. Seems like a good compromise to me, but not sure if it actually works that way.

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#6925398 - 10/18/17 09:30 PM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: bentman]
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Originally Posted By: bentman
I use them early often and late


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#6925408 - 10/18/17 09:36 PM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
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Registered: 07/27/10
Posts: 2349
Loc: TX
They are a must when hunting dry fields. Open water in Texas nah.
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#6925486 - 10/19/17 04:25 AM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
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Registered: 07/24/09
Posts: 1604
Loc: Sugar Land, TX
They sure work well for teal!
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#6925544 - 10/19/17 06:51 AM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
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Registered: 11/04/10
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I use them at the mouth of the cove I hunt to alert fishermen. Overall I hate 'em.
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#6925778 - 10/19/17 09:55 AM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
TexasDuckMan Offline
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Registered: 11/22/16
Posts: 17
As said before, use them early often and late and I would also add on cloudy days.

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#6925949 - 10/19/17 12:13 PM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
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Registered: 05/13/17
Posts: 143
Loc: Denison, TX. / Texoma
Use them all year. In dove fields that have been shot several weeks in a row they don't seem as effective. That being said if a front moves through bringing in more birds they can be a useful tool.

Haven't used them for ducks other than teal.
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#6926065 - 10/19/17 01:48 PM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
KingHunter17 Offline
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Registered: 10/15/17
Posts: 20
Dove and teal sure do love them. I use them the first week of duck season then they get put away. I used to use them all the time when i first started duck hunting but have found to have better luck without them.

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#6926085 - 10/19/17 02:01 PM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
hunting_guy Offline
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Registered: 09/09/15
Posts: 194
Loc: Central Texas
depends on where I am hunting. If I hunt public, I leave them out of the spread. If I'm hunting private, I'll usually throw in one or two teal depending on the conditions.

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#6926209 - 10/19/17 03:54 PM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
reedaggie10 Offline
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Registered: 08/24/15
Posts: 10
I generally only like to use a mojo during low light conditions then ill turn it off about 30 minutes into the hunt. If I see the birds are keying in on it, ill leave it on. I will always have a pulsator and/or a swimmer running in the spread.

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#6926254 - 10/19/17 04:41 PM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
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I think they work best on a blue bird day.when I'm in Nebraska North Dakota or Iowa hunting dry fields I put a lot out. One thing to remember scout do your homework hunt where they were feeding the day before
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#6926303 - 10/19/17 06:01 PM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
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Registered: 04/25/11
Posts: 283
have a couple teal that I use during early teal, MIGHT use it opening weekend, and none after that. hunted too long without one, just something else extra to charge, maintain, and carry around.

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#6926985 - 10/20/17 11:08 AM Re: Do you use Mojos? [Re: BradyBuck]
Dfwguy Online   content
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Registered: 09/22/10
Posts: 495
Loc: TX
I hunt them year around in coastal areas. North and West Texas depends on how they play to it. Sometimes they flare off of them, so we'll take them down.

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