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Field Notes: Open-Water Decoy Spreads

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Captain Bob Wetherald of Maryland's Mid River Guide Service talks about setting decoys for diving ducks and sea ducks in open water. Visit ducks.org/DUTV for other DU TV Better Waterfowling Tips and more.

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