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Online SAM E. STEPHENS

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Buck decoy ????
« on: November 08, 2018, 06:00:01 PM »
I picked up a good used buck decoy to use this year and I think it’s about time. The bucks are getting rutty and looking for a fight so I’m going to take the decoy out in the morning. Question is how should I set it up , I’m guessing about 15-20yds up wind and facing away. Seen a few videos but that’s about all...

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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2018, 06:09:35 PM »
Sam, just be very careful carrying it into the woods in the dark:)

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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2018, 06:23:17 PM »
Will do , it’s in a giant bright orange bag....

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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2018, 06:36:16 PM »
I was thinking more on another big buck attacking you carrying it or setting it up:)

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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2018, 07:03:58 PM »
I would set a buck deke facing quartering to you. A buck will approach his head offering the shot. A doe deke faces away, the buck will approach her from behind.
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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2018, 07:12:54 PM »
Sam Ive only used mine a little but from my experiences rattling...find good place to shoot...put deer behind you in thick bush...they come in looking for animal...they see it and will tentatively walk around to catch wind.....look to see how big deer is before committing to a fight and / or looking for a doe to steel...what all the attention is about..

Depending on situation they generally walk up facing buck  from 10 o'clock to 2 o'clock (big bucks) or from behind for some bucks (to catch wind of back glands)


This is for rattling...not sure about just setting up for visual que.
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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2018, 08:55:39 PM »
Some people only put one antler on to make it less intimidating
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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2018, 07:14:57 AM »
MISSING OR BROKEN ANTLER ON THE SIDE FACING YOU (QTRING IN)
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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2018, 08:23:11 AM »
I would set a buck deke facing quartering to you. A buck will approach his head offering the shot. A doe deke faces away, the buck will approach her from behind.
yup, face him quartering  toward you as stated.
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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2018, 05:13:43 PM »
I would set a buck deke facing quartering to you. A buck will approach his head offering the shot. A doe deke faces away, the buck will approach her from behind.
yup, face him quartering  toward you as stated.

Hopefully I can remember this, pretty much how I had mine but put antler on wrong side, used it for first time the other day.
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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2018, 05:50:37 PM »
This morning had 7 bucks come within 30yds of the decoy the biggest one made a scrape 20yds from it. A few small bucks and doe walked right up to it and it never bothered them a bit , others thought it was evil. Pretty cool , figure it’s a right place right time deal...

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Re: Buck decoy ????
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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #12 on: November 12, 2018, 09:06:57 AM »
Cool Pic! :goldtooth:
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Re: Buck decoy ????
« Reply #13 on: November 12, 2018, 09:24:40 AM »
This is exactly what your looking for in a decoy set up!





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