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Re: Cutdown?

Postby Wildfowler » Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:13 am

All right, I'll admit it, I'm a little intrigued by this. Took me a little research to figure out that my duck calls have always been J style calls.

This year was the first year that I've been successful at calling specs in. It took a couple hours recently listening to a sound file on a speaker as loud as it would go so that I could hear it while calling at the same time and was able eventually able to get in sync with it and can now reliably duplicate that in the field so I'm very happy.

So back to these cut down calls. I watched a bunch of these videos and my question is why in the world do these guys have to move around like they're going into epileptic seizure? Can't they just stand still and blow the duck call?

GH22 gave me a personal demonstration last year while in his hometown, and I thought I was gonna have to call the paramedics for him. But it did sound really good.

So looking at the rolling thunder product lineup. I believe I can recognize the difference between the original Arkansas style cut down and the 45° Louisiana style cut down. But what is the difference between those two and the one labeled BSOD at the bottom of the page for $95?

Thanks
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Re: Cutdown?

Postby hntrpat1 » Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:38 am

arkansas folk are a strange bunch
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Re: Cutdown?

Postby teul2 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 3:27 am

Rice wrote:Any of them are going to be as good as the caller. I'm amazed at the amount of people that can't go quack with a double reed...and have a cutdown on their lanyard.

We really need to add the Like feature to this forum.
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Re: Cutdown?

Postby Greenhead22 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 3:23 pm

Wildfowler wrote:All right, I'll admit it, I'm a little intrigued by this. Took me a little research to figure out that my duck calls have always been J style calls.

This year was the first year that I've been successful at calling specs in. It took a couple hours recently listening to a sound file on a speaker as loud as it would go so that I could hear it while calling at the same time and was able eventually able to get in sync with it and can now reliably duplicate that in the field so I'm very happy.

So back to these cut down calls. I watched a bunch of these videos and my question is why in the world do these guys have to move around like they're going into epileptic seizure? Can't they just stand still and blow the duck call?

GH22 gave me a personal demonstration last year while in his hometown, and I thought I was gonna have to call the paramedics for him. But it did sound really good.

So looking at the rolling thunder product lineup. I believe I can recognize the difference between the original Arkansas style cut down and the 45° Louisiana style cut down. But what is the difference between those two and the one labeled BSOD at the bottom of the page for $95?

Thanks


Everyone in Arkansas now is messing with the specks. They haven't acted right since day 1 of the season. They see speck decoys and start running a veer formation offense at 75 yds. The issue most people have with speck success isn't the call. It's more them not turning off the mojos. We killed over 500 specks last season, all with mojos turned off. Got all my guys using remotes now. They are super vocal. As long as you can yodel and cluck, you can kill specks. I should shot my speck limits last Sat and Sun in my brake just south of you in the fog if I could've seen them. They were on top of me all the time and couldn't see anything past 30 yds.
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Re: Cutdown?

Postby Wildfowler » Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:08 pm

We had a guy with us last year that called in a pair of specks while the robo was a'whirling. Circled three times and came into an open edge of the brake.

He did this fast clucking that I've never even heard anyone else blow or even heard specks making that same sequence.

I was totally amazed at this.

For me now, I'm about 50% success calling in the ones that I have some business calling to. And I attribute that to being where they really want to be. But I did call in a single speck to the edge of the brake where it was folded nicely by yours truly the other day and called in another in to the same spot two days later.
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Re: Cutdown?

Postby JCA » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:38 pm

Don't know about you guys but this was the best year of speck hunting we have had so far. We killed them from opening weekend all the way through to closing. It seems that over in Arkansas we are getting more and more of them showing up every year and am curious if you guys are seeing the same. I cross the delta on 315 headed over to our place every weekend and I didn't see near the waterfowl I usually see driving back and forth or for that matter the amount of water that I usually see in that area on my drive. Did you guys find that not that many people were willing to pump early this year because that area seemed like a duck and goose desert on most of my drives.

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