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Decoys to avoid?

Discussion in 'Snow Goose Hunting Forum' started by waterswatter, Mar 26, 2019.

  1. waterswatter

    waterswatter Elite Refuge Member

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  2. CamoHunter870

    CamoHunter870 Elite Refuge Member

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    Avoid silosocks has atleast in my mind, they have the worse thrash in high winds. Like others say, avoid Deadly if you are worried about weight since they have steel stakes.

    SkyFly's are tough to beat as far as price and features, very comparable to White Rock and in some ways, nicer then them too with a longer stake, bigger bag and I like their back bone system better too.
     
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  3. BGhunt

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    SkyFlys collapse and pick up faster at the end of the hunt. Because Whiterocks have the bungie cord in the back bone, you have to pull on the back bone then collapse the decoy. On the other hand, Whiterocks deploy faster with the bungie cord back bone. I personally like the Skyflys. Longer stake, larger sock bag, and if you have any issues, Wayne w/ Skyfly takes care of it. I use 70% Skyflys and 30% Silosock feeders.
     
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    marshmob Elite Refuge Member

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    Do skyflys bounce or thrash in high winds like tanglefrees do?
     
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    likesbigspreads Elite Refuge Member

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    Only have a few weeks of this year with the Skyflys, but they made it threw those "Bomb" cyclones or whatever they were called that went through the midwest earlier this month. Did not seem to thrash around at all.
     
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  6. CamoHunter870

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    In my opinion they dont since the tanglefree (atleast the ones I have) have a bigger bag so the tanglefree's will thrash more in high winds.

    I also have Dakota socks and they actually have a small 1/2" or so size hole in the butt of the sock to allow wind to blow through. I guess if a guy hunted in high winds alot, he could do that to his other socks.
     
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  7. Juvie Juke Box

    Juvie Juke Box Senior Refuge Member Sponsor

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    No death thrash at all, excellent decoys.
     
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    thunderfromdownunder Senior Refuge Member

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    Rodger’s has a couple day sale on sky fly’s 165 for 5 doz.
     
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    Ordered 10dz today!!!!!
     

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