Snow goose floaters for ducks?

Little Joe

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Not targeting snow geese. I am targeting ducks.

Not talking about Canada decoys.

Not hunting rice or grain fields. I hunt open water reservoirs.

I was thinking about trying a spread of snow geese floaters just to see how the ducks react.

Curious to see who has tried this and what the results were.
 

mpkowal

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You will decoy a lot of Old Hen Mallards.
 

C M Wings

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Not targeting snow geese. I am targeting ducks.

Not talking about Canada decoys.

Not hunting rice or grain fields. I hunt open water reservoirs.

I was thinking about trying a spread of snow geese floaters just to see how the ducks react.

Curious to see who has tried this and what the results were.
Just about all we use in big water are geese and swans, mostly swans. The white stands out better. Work great on ducks.
 

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I'm guessing it depends on where you are do ducks sit with snow geese? Assuming you have a decent population of snows. Do the snows typically sit on these reservoirs?
 

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I think it would work.
Around Bombay Hook the ducks use to fly with the Snow Geese , I'm thinking mostly mid morning to early afternoon
 

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Assuming you have a decent population of snows. Do the snows typically sit on these reservoirs?
There is a refuge some distance away. The snows along with other waterfowl can be pretty thick there. I haven't seen snows sitting on the water in the areas I would hunt.
 

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I always try to 'match the hatch', so to speak. If there are never any snows there, I would think twice.

That said, a 'few' snows should be ok. 2-3. Your duck decoys will show up from a LONG distance, so the snows would just be the icing on the cake.

Set them apart from your ducks. Off to a side, or closest to the blind.
 

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We have lots of swans where I hunt ducks in Alaska.

I have been very successful laying out on a mudflat in a white parka.
 

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