Goose calls that "changed the game"

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  1. Trevor Shannahan

    Trevor Shannahan Elite Refuge Member

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    Late 90s to early 2000s is when the major shift from flutes to short reeds occurred.
     
  2. boatdriver

    boatdriver Refuge Member

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    I'd have to throw in a RedBone speck or buzzerd call for us down here in the south. As the sustained air method became more popular down here, Mr. Wright is continually improving his design and sound.
     
  3. Keith McGowan

    Keith McGowan Elite Refuge Member

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    there is one of them right there ....
     

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  4. Wiscoduckhunt

    Wiscoduckhunt New Member

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    Grounds really did improve upon the early short reeds. Then other guys made there own interpretation and that Launched the buffet of calls we have now.

    I know he is no one's favorite anymore but the SMH really did/gets a huge following. Zink calls the money maker..They all helped push goose calls and guts and materials to where they are now.
     
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  5. yankeegray

    yankeegray Senior Refuge Member

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    Got to cast my vote for the. Lot A-50. Still use one.
     
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    THEIRCOMMITED10 |Moderator Fishing|Call Sponsor| Sponsor Moderator

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    Olt a50 . Ken Martin . Big River Honker . Charlie Hess . Magnum clucker . Halfbreed .
     
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  7. Back2Maryland

    Back2Maryland Senior Refuge Member

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    Where I hunt in Maryland, the Eastern Shoreman really had a big impact and some of the best callers I've hunted with use it. On the other hand, the express version appears frequently in my nightmare hunts where that one guy in the blind wont stop with the dying walrus noises whenever birds appear.
     
  8. QuinnNadu

    QuinnNadu Elite Refuge Member Sponsor

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    Most already mentioned. Don't really agree with any mentioned by the OP. Also would add the SMH to the list.

    K&H Tube
    Olt A50
    Grounds Half Breed
    Shoreman
    SMH
    Entire group of Zink Poly calls
     
  9. bill cooksey

    bill cooksey Elite Refuge Member

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    Thought about adding speck calls, but I'd have gone with Chein Callie (sp?).
     
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  10. Rick Hall

    Rick Hall Elite Refuge Member

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    The the Olt predator and Chien Caille's homemade reed derivation of it were a big step up from the little Faulk squeakers and squeakers in ink pen bodies most of SW Louisiana's speck hunting began with. Also remember a '60-'70 CA writer having used some sort of friction speck call, I'd love to hear more about.
     
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