When to call for the snow covers

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  1. thatguy2

    thatguy2 Elite Refuge Member

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    Bed sheets glow blue against the white show. I used some white fleece I got a Walmart some years back and it worked alright.
     
  2. 10gaBBB

    10gaBBB Senior Refuge Member

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    Cheap and quick fix if you head out after it snows, is to use white paper towels in the stubble-straps to break up the outline. Not the best route but it does work.
     
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    bed sheets. :dohsnow spray from anyone that sells Xmas stuff. I usually buy all that's left after Xmas for about .25/can. Keep it warm, I usually have cans sitting on the truck's defroster while we set decoys and rotate them with fresh cans while using the warm ones. And keep shaking them or they clog up. Spray them last as you are finishing up getting ready.
     
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    marshmob Elite Refuge Member

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    NO BED SHEETS....same as native said on raking field
     
  5. calstefanko

    calstefanko Senior Refuge Member

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    Okay, no to bed sheets yes to snow spray
     
  6. ArmChair Biologist

    ArmChair Biologist Senior Refuge Member

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    ^^ make sure you keep them warm! I usually throw an extra can inside my bibs while hunting to touch up my blind during the hunt as well. If you just keep the can in the blind it will freeze up and it won't work.
     
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  7. Geez n Quackers

    Geez n Quackers Senior Refuge Member

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    We have always had tremendous success with snow covers in the snow as long as sunshine casting shadows was not an issue. And we have had guys without snow covers screw it up with sheets, although the soft cotton/flannel sheets seemed to work fine. What has worked best for me is Tyvek suits. I always keep some extra on hand for laying out to snow goose hunt and for the guys that don't have snow covers for their blinds when hunting Canada's.
     
  8. brentbullets

    brentbullets Elite Refuge Member

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    To eliminate the shadows just put blinds side by side and fill gaps with snow and along the sides.
     
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    I never tried snow spray , How do you clean it ? Does is fall off on it's own ? Broom ?
    Thanks in advance ............
     
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    negooseman Elite Refuge Member

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    The thicker parts will fall off with wear/tear. It'll leave a light haze of white. Take a stiff broom and sweep it off. Or, if you're done for the season, re mud it before next season.
     
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