Autumn Wings Series 72 Mallard Painting Tutorial

Autumn Wings has created the new Series 72 Decoys. They make unpainted version for all you do it yourselfers out there. We were fortunate to receive one of their unpainted series 72 puddle duck decoys. So we thought we would give a small mallard painting tutorial.

Fowl Judgement Traveling Decoy

For the 2015-2016 Season, Fowl Judgement will have a traveling decoy. This decoy will get to travel from coast to coast, hunting with various Fowl Judgement followers. To be eligible you need to make sure you have joined our newsletter and liked us on Facebook. At the end of the season all the participants will receive some free items.

Trimming Pintail Tails.

It’s all too common to see a decoy bag with black plastic tails sticking out of it. If you have pintail decoys then you know what I am talking about. There is a solution as long as you’re not afraid to modify a perfectly good decoy. The decoys that I wanted to work on were G&H. I loved the decoys but the tails sticking out of my decoy bags was frustrating. These steps may vary from decoy to decoy but the concept is the same.

Packing List

Many of us are not blessed to live in an area where waterfowl is plentiful. If you are one of the hunters that fall into this category, odds are that every year you make a special trip to a destination where ducks and geese are abundant. Here is a little list of things that we like to pack on our trips out of town. If you would like, print it off and use it as your own, add what you need to add and cross out what doesn’t apply to you.

Decoy Selection For Early Teal Season

With early teal season right around the corner, it’s time to start getting your gear together. Decoy realism is a huge part of duck hunting these days, but for early teal season it doesn’t have to be. As many of you know and others are soon to find out, teal are not the pickiest ducks on the planet when it comes to realism in a decoy spread.

Coat Your Weights to Protect Your Decoys

We all know what a lead weight can do to a decoy while its riding around in a bag. After a full season a decoy can have countless scratches. There is an easy and affordable fix for this problem. A product called Plasti-Dip is available at any Lowe’s or Home Depot. Plasti-Dip is a rubber like coating that is very durable and can be applied to anything that can be painted. One can of Plasti-Dip cost about $7 and is enough to coat around 5 dozen decoy weights. If your decoys are hand painted this can really add to the longevity of there paint job.

Bearings, don’t wait till it’s too late

Bearing maintenance is a very critical part of duck season preparation that is often over looked. A trailer is only as good as the hubs and bearings it is riding on. Whether it’s a decoy trailer or a boat trailer, follow these steps to ensure you’re not stranded on the side of the road in the middle of the night.

Quick Reliable Repair for Shot up Decoys

By the end of the season most of us have plenty of decoys that are in need of repair. There are many remedies for shot holes in decoys, and people will argue back and forth about which is best. While I’m sure everyone’s solution works well for them, this is what we have found works […]

Texas Rig your own Decoys

Advantages to Texas Rigging: Easy setup Fast pick up No tangles Cost effective Easy to transport and store Tips before beginning Weight size and line length will vary from hunter to hunter depending on preference The key to success with these rigs is consistency. The line length and loop size must be the same throughout […]