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Old 10-02-2008, 09:55 PM
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Would using a decoy this early in the season yield any results? I live south of Indianapolis Indiana. If I do use a decoy should I use a buck or doe? And should it be used in the morning or evening? Any help would be awesome.
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Old 10-02-2008, 11:03 PM
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Uh well, Depends on what you are seeing. I used a doe decoy because it's all I had. It worked out for me but it won't every time. Does are curious and usually real wary of doe decoys. I have heard they will alot of times ignore buck decoys. If your buck hunting I would go to a buck decoy. Placed correctly keep it human scent free and see what happens. It's all trial and error, kinda early to really expect great results. Good luck.
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Old 10-02-2008, 11:18 PM
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I've used buck decoy and a buck with a doe setup with some success but its around the rut. I've heard that a single doe decoy will put other doe on alert rather than draw them in.
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Old 10-03-2008, 08:00 AM
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Ok thanks guys. I might try it this evening with only one antler. I keep seeing a really nice buck on the far side of the field I hunt over (around 200yds away). He definitly not a old dominant buck but he is a shooter in my book. I think I'll try the decoy see if I can get him to cross the field.
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