Calling can be very effective on teal, and Haydel has some specific advice on the subject. "Given the opportunity, I think it's handy to sound like the bird you're hunting," he says. "You should use your call after birds have passed by. When they're 20 yards beyond your spread and still going away, you can really see a call work."
Haydel uses the decrescendo call made by female blue-winged teal most of the time, but sometimes mixes in drake whistles as well.
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