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  1. WHUP ! Hen

    WHUP ! Hen Elite Refuge Member

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    i have read in several the old timers used what were called Pickelhead decoys. As I understand they were decoys that were just the head with a long neck that had a stake in the botton that they used to push in the weeds. Does anyone have a picture of what they may have looked like ? I’m bored and I would like to make some for my Grandson.
     
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    Winchester 1897 Elite Refuge Member

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    MLBob makes some excellent pickleweed decoys. The picture is of turkey pickleweed style decoys but will give you the general idea.
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    WHUP ! Hen Elite Refuge Member

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    Thanx
     
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    F0AF6EFF-60D8-4091-AAFF-D39650FB552F.jpeg I don’t remember where I got the pictures.
     
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    Clayton Moderator Moderator

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    F6746A00-7E10-47A5-9A3C-735E94892D9C.jpeg BF014AEC-8112-446B-B142-ACFDEAB537DE.jpeg
     
  6. feetdownshooter

    feetdownshooter Senior Refuge Member

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    I have to say I have never heard or seen these before and it's a great post to let people like me know about them!

    I might have been in the Duck Blind since I was a little kid but we never stop learning thanks for the pics! A different idea and I could see where people got a liking to them just something a little different isn't it?
     
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    Rangerbob Senior Refuge Member

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    +1
     
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    Clayton Moderator Moderator

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    Do a search on pickleweed decoys and you will find more.
     
  9. bang you'r dead

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

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    We've done the same with plywood cut outs to supplement field silos. Worked well when placed in./along swath.
     
  10. rscholl

    rscholl Senior Refuge Member

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    See more on Facebook - search "The "Ropes and The Tools"" and scroll through the photos - a number of nice pickleweeds near the bottom of the photos
     
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