carrying goose floaters

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  1. Big Dan

    Big Dan Senior Refuge Member

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    How do you guys carry and store your goose floaters. I have a dozen and they take up so much more room than the ducks. I tried a normal decoy bag, but it was too lumpy and took up too much room. I am hunting out of a 14 ft jon boat with one other guy, so I have some room.
    Dan
     
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    SHOOTumINtheLIPS15 Elite Refuge Member

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    we jsut stack um and put a cargo net over um.......a dozen hsouldtake up that much =room
     
  3. jkryspin

    jkryspin Elite Refuge Member

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    make v-board decoys
     
  4. aaa27aaa

    aaa27aaa Refuge Member

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    For my goose floaters I home made some wire decoy spreaders. The speaders kept them from getting tangled and in clumps of four. When I traveled I set C hooks in my trailer and hunt hung 2 sets on the wall, same thing storing them in the winter in the shed.
     
  5. Drev

    Drev Elite Refuge Member<br>In Memory<br>12/02/55 - 07/

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    I seen one guy;
    drag-em behind the boat:tu
    he was going slooow


    Havent tried it; but I am thinking about it for river hunting
     
  6. jphillips66

    jphillips66 Senior Refuge Member

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    We use Carrylite aqua-vac floaters. Pull the heads off and line them up in the bottom of the bin that we keep the decoys in (hard-sided boat-blind). Toss the duck decoys on top.

    The aquavac doesn't take as much room, plus being able to pull the heads saves some room as well.
     
  7. JEDJR

    JEDJR Elite Refuge Member

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    We use large decoy bags 36X50 , they work well. Also Avery is coming out with a 6 slotted decoy bag for fullbodies. I am sure this would work great as well and carrying/storing them would not be as bulky.
     
  8. Customdecoybags

    Customdecoybags Senior Refuge Member

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    6 pouch full body goose bags located on my site on the goose page are what they guys have been using for the floaters.

    www.customdecoybags.com, they are on sale for $ 40.00.
     
  9. beagle777

    beagle777 Senior Refuge Member

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    We carry our floaters in some big square gabage cans(40 gal I think),bunge corded to the inside of the boat.
    I think it keeps them under control better in rough water than mesh bags and we can carry more due to the height.
     
  10. Big Dan

    Big Dan Senior Refuge Member

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    That's what I was thinking, either big trashcans or the big square rubbermaid tubs. How many floaters (herter's 92 sized) can you fit in a tub?
    Dan
     

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