VORTEX

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  1. Uncle Fuzzy

    Uncle Fuzzy New Member

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    Has anyone ever tried a vortex for Canadians? I know they work for Snows and Mallards, but was wondering how they would work for
     
  2. spaightlabs

    spaightlabs Elite Refuge Member

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    Canadians prefer Poutine or anything from Timmy's.
     
  3. bang you'r dead

    bang you'r dead Canada Forum Mod. Eh! Moderator Flyway Manager

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    How about a vortex with boxes of timbits on the ends? It would work for me.

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    hammbone Senior Refuge Member

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    Growing up you learned fast with my crew not to say Canadians " I saw 50 Canadians ....... How could you tell did they speak French ???" Haha
     
  5. Native NV Ducker

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

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    Now that they have all abused you......:p

    Canada's don't usually like moving things flapping wings up in the air in the set. That is why everyone takes down their duck spinners when the geese start to fly.
     
  6. spaightlabs

    spaightlabs Elite Refuge Member

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    Fuzz - I think you might get away with it if you were hunting only lessers, and it'd work better if there was some weather, but overall, Native is correct.

    We had one hunt this year with big winds and everything was coming in on the deck. We thought were done hunting geese and had the spinner circus set up for ducks including a vortex merry go round kind of thingy with a few spinners on it and the geese kept right on coming into the kill hole.

    In my experience, that is the exception and not the rule.
     
  7. cootmeurer

    cootmeurer Elite Refuge Member

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    Hey, I'm in the deep south and I would decoy for a Tim Horton's breakfast.

    Seriously, to chime in with others - the only motion it seems that Canadas like is a flag when they are far off. Once they get close it seems they will flare off more often than not if there is a "circus" going on in the spread.
     
  8. Tailfeathers

    Tailfeathers Elite Refuge Member

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    We've been using Goose flappers for two seasons with success.
     
  9. Native NV Ducker

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

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    I assume on the ground? I tried to point out 'in the air', typical spinners. I have rarely (if ever) heard of guys who run spinners in a duck/goose set that don't take them down after the early duck flight, and before the geese start to move. (Darks only) I HAVE heard of success using FB's on the ground with some type of flapping set-up.

    AND, experience matters. If you have success, you might want to share exactly how you do it. What types of flappers, how many, and how are they used.

    Also, to be fair to my post, the OP was talking a vortex. Lot different than a flapper.
     

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