A change in hunting laws in Saskatchewan now allows Burgess to use both white and blue-phase colored decoys in the same spread.
Burgess says that there are similarities to the spring—chief among them the benefits of being able to use an e-caller (legal for use in the fall in Canada), the need to pack decoys tightly around the layout blinds to help conceal the hunters, and the use of movement at the top of the decoy spread.
"We will run 2 or 3 Vortex systems to provide enough motion to keep their attention on something other than our blinds," says Burgess. "On years when you've had a good hatch, you probably don't need them as much, but if you're hunting a big feed of mainly adult birds, they make a big difference."
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