Texas Rig weight question

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  1. lax

    lax Elite Refuge Member

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    I rig the same, "weight fixed" but with bank sinkers. Grab the loop at the decoy then clip loop on carabineer while picking up.
     
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    thatguy2 Elite Refuge Member

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    I use 2 oz egg sinkers or bank sinkers. As mentioned easier for me to buy off of ebay or craigslist
     
  4. Sdduck

    Sdduck New Member

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    Anybody know where I can get a 12 oz mushroom mold? Even a 10 oz would work. Hunt hard current and have a hell of a time holding goose floaters. Thanks
     
  5. Native NV Ducker

    Native NV Ducker Mod-Duck Hunters Forum, Classifieds, and 2 others Moderator Flyway Manager

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    I don't know of any. Have you considered mini-cupcake tins, with coathanger wire hooks? Should serve the same purpose.
     
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    Native NV Ducker Mod-Duck Hunters Forum, Classifieds, and 2 others Moderator Flyway Manager

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    Sdduck New Member

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    Thanks guys, sent ducknwork a message. Thanks again!
     
  8. Rangerbob

    Rangerbob Senior Refuge Member

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    After years of making my own rigs I finally said to hell with it. I tried a couple of dz. 72"w/6oz mushroom anchors from Lifetime last season for my goose floaters and became a believer. That plastic coated steel cable is the only way to go. It does not kink or take a 'set' no matter how cold it gets. You can't say that about mono. Granted it is a little more expensive but the ease of handling makes it worth every penny. Awhile back Mack's had the 72" on sale for $33dz. I bought more than enough to convert my complete rig plus a couple of dz. extra just incase I feel the need for more dekes
     
  9. California Flyway

    California Flyway Elite Refuge Member

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    On my Texas rigged decoys in rice fields I use and like 6oz mushroom weights.
     
  10. Billy Bob

    Billy Bob Elite Refuge Member

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    Forget about the egg weights sliding on the line, attach a weight to the end of the line and run the line through the keel and put a loop on the end. Easier and quicker to pick up than the sliding weight rig and just as easy to transport and set.
     

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