November Gear Guide: Diver Decoys

Choose from several diver duck species

Diver hunters need lifelike realism and a high level of durability to withstand the big-water punishment. The DU Newsletter editorial team selected a variety of decoys to use in multiple diver duck habitats.

Ure-a-Duck Decoys - Redhead

The Ure-a-Duck Long-Liner Redhead is a low-profile decoy designed to be effective and efficient for serious diver hunters.  
 

  • Features a rested head that is tangle free.
  • Loads up with the long lines attached to the main line.
  • Made of high-density foam with plastic eyes.
  • Detailed feather pattern

http://www.ureaduck.com/


Final Approach – Bluebills

Bluebill decoys need to be visible from a distance and be able to take a beating.  Final Approach’s one-piece bluebill decoy may be the solution for long lining the big water.   
 

  • Molded from originals by nationall acclaimed working decoy artist, Marty Hanson
  • High-definition detail
  • Anatomically correct bodies
  • Custom-designed paint schemes
  • One-piece bird, including head and keel
  • Two unique postures
  • 12 pack includes: six drakes and six hens

www.fabrands.com

Cabela's RealImage® Bluebill Decoys

Cabela’s RealImage Bluebill decoys provide diver hunters with a lifelike weighted-keel design. 
 

  • Molded from original carvings by nine-time world-champion carver Pat Godin.
  • Highly visible paint schemes closely mirror reality to deceive even the most perceptive birds.
  • High-density molded polyethylene bodies ensure years of productive use.
  • The drakes feature two different head styles: low and upright. 60/40™ weighted keel design.
  • The unique Line Cleat™ wraps line quickly for fast deployment and retrieval while the Line Lock™ slot affords instant tie-off at desired depths.
  • Includes eight drakes (four with low heads, four with upright heads) and four hens. Resting drake bluebills are 15-1/2 inches long, and both standard drake bluebills and hens are 16 inches long. All bluebills are 7-1/2 inches wide. 

http://www.cabelas.com/

Greenhead Gear® Commercial-Grade Sea Ducks – Long Tails

GHG's Commerical-Grade decoys are prepared for the harshest conditions. The foam-filled decoys offer durability, even on surface-skimming diver shots. 
 

  • Anatomically correct paint schemes
  • Swivel heads and 60/40 Dura-Keels™
  • Four active drakes Dimensions: 20-3/4 inches long
  • Two rester hens Dimensions: 13-1/2 inches long

http://www.cabelas.com/

Greenhead Gear® Commercial-Grade Sea Ducks – Scoters

These decoys are designed for harsh conditions and low, surf-skimming shots.  Foam-filled bodies let you take those shots without having to worry about sinking decoys. 
 

  • Anatomically correct paint schemes
  • Swivel heads and 60/40 Dura-Keels™
  • Active style dimensions: 15 inches long x 8-1/2 inches wide
  • Rester style dimensions: 14-1/2 inches long x 8 inches wide
  • Models: Common Scoter, White Scoter, Surf Scoter

http://www.cabelas.com/

Ure-a-Duck – Traditions – Goldeneye

Looking for realism on your long lines? The Traditions Goldeneye is a low-profile decoy designed for serious diver hunting.  
 

  • Features a rested head that is tangle free.
  • Loads up with the long lines attached to the main line.
  • Made of high-density foam with plastic eyes.
  • Detailed feather pattern

http://www.ureaduck.com/

RedHead® Floating Ringneck Decoys

RedHead’s Ringneck decoys are great way to increase your decoy spread’s visibility.  Based on late-season plumage, the ringneck decoy’s bright-white secondary colors provide high-visibility option on gray days.

  • Paint template has been applied to ensure that each layer is baked on to withstand years of use in the harshest conditions.
  • Decoy comes complete with a weighted, removable ''Saw Tooth'' keel 
  • Drake overall length: 11-1/4 inches
  • Set includes 6 drakes and 6 hens. 
     
    www.basspro.com


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