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#1157622 - 01/31/09 07:00 PM Number of dekes
Buckblaster
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Kind of early for this type of question but here it goes.

How many decoys do you use and what are they. (jakes, hens)
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#1157657 - 01/31/09 07:26 PM Re: Number of dekes [Re: Buckblaster]
WTM
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1 jake, 2 hens. sometimes i setup without the jake, depends on how the gobblers are reacting to it. sometimes during the season i will usually find some gobblers shy away from the jake decoy.

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#1157801 - 01/31/09 08:55 PM Re: Number of dekes [Re: WTM]
buckdead
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i just use one hen decoy.
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#1157895 - 01/31/09 10:38 PM Re: Number of dekes [Re: buckdead]
pigpen
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I normally at least use 1 hen and a jake. This year I'm going to break out King Strut and use 2 hens!
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#1159194 - 02/02/09 08:31 AM Re: Number of dekes [Re: Buckblaster]
Gravey
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I normally use one or two hens when set up on a field and sometimes Pretty Boy too. If I'm in the woods I normally don't use any.
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#1159644 - 02/02/09 11:45 AM Re: Number of dekes [Re: Gravey]
smstone22
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I usually take 3 hens and 1 jake if Im hunting some of my places that have huge fields. Dont take any for mountain woods hunting.
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#1159732 - 02/02/09 12:07 PM Re: Number of dekes [Re: smstone22]
muddyboots
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I rarely use one but if i do its just one bmobile.
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#1159737 - 02/02/09 12:11 PM Re: Number of dekes [Re: muddyboots]
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I got several but normally just carry one hen decoy.
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#1160804 - 02/02/09 08:18 PM Re: Number of dekes [Re: CopperHead77]
baller_9
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I hate decoys but when I hunt a field bird I use them. I use a full strut tom and two hens.
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#1160891 - 02/02/09 08:46 PM Re: Number of dekes [Re: CopperHead77]
benellifelli
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I have a strutter (Pretty Boy) and a hen. Used the strutter last year once. I bought a DSD hen to try this year. I never had a real good place to set up with the decoy's. Probably use them more this year.
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