Avian x a frame

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  1. J Fromm

    J Fromm Senior Refuge Member Sponsor

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    im thinking about buying an a frame blind. I was wondering if anyone has experienced using them in the middle of corn fields with no other cover.
     
  2. Trevor Shannahan

    Trevor Shannahan Elite Refuge Member

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    Killed many a goose from them like that
     
  3. J Fromm

    J Fromm Senior Refuge Member Sponsor

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    Do you build an edge with brush ect or just use the brushed blind by itself?
     
  4. Trevor Shannahan

    Trevor Shannahan Elite Refuge Member

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    Both ways work. Any time you can break up the square outline more I feel is more effective though
     
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    I assume you aren't hunting the same field all the time? Otherwise for about $50 in lumber and hardware you can make the same thing and leave it out all season like we do here on the Eastern Shore. Kill boat loads of birds out of a-frames
     
  6. Trevor Shannahan

    Trevor Shannahan Elite Refuge Member

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    T-Posts and hog panel is easier, and takes less room to store in the off season if you are looking for permanent or even semi-mobile a-frame options
     
  7. J Fromm

    J Fromm Senior Refuge Member Sponsor

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    Youre right, I'm not hunting the same field I have to be mobile. Looking for an alternative to layouts. Do you have any problems with late season birds shying off your blinds?
     
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    We've done that too. Always seem to bend the t-posts though and make them unusable again. Pretty successful with the 2" x 2" lumber-framed blinds with grass or corn. Lay down a pair of 8' furring strips, lay grass across it, then top with another pair of 8' furring strips. Screw them together then screw/zip-tie to the 2" x 2" frame.
     
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    Always but that doesn't matter what kind of blind it is. They get shy of the pits, layout blinds, a-frames, etc.

    I don't own either but the Tanglefree panel blind looks interesting too. http://tanglefree.com/product/flight-series-panel-blind
     
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    I picked up one of them panel blinds recently ,hope to use it a bunch next season.
    More and more are starting to run this kind of blind around these parts,and quite a few are having very good luck with them so far,but like a lot of things this late in the season they have become shy of their own shadows.
     

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