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Crow shoot over fake gut pile

Discussion in 'Hunting' started by mhearts, Dec 22, 2016.

  1. mhearts

    mhearts TS Member

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    Did a little wing shooting today with my son. 25 crows in a little over an hour using a fake gut pile and crow call.
    Great action. Crow 2016.jpg
     

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  2. jrup

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    Looks like you had a good time.
     
  3. Claybird2

    Claybird2 Krieghoff K80 TS Supporters

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    This always worked for me as well, when I was out to bag a few liberals.....................................

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  4. Allenn

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    I'll give it a try. I hope this is for real.
     
  5. hunter44

    hunter44 Well-Known Member

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    Where do you obtain a "fake gut pile"?
     
  6. Claybird2

    Claybird2 Krieghoff K80 TS Supporters

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    From one of these.............................lol

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  7. mhearts

    mhearts TS Member

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    HA HA Good one Claybird. It is easy to make a fake gut pile. Used 1 can of spray foam. The type that is rapid expanding bought from Home Depot. . Just pile it up on a piece of water resistant cardboard or poster board. I threw a little rope in to add dimension, then painted with dark red, brown and gray spray paints.
     
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  8. big kahuna

    big kahuna Well-Known Member

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    Great idea! I've always thought a fake fur piece and some red spray paint on the snow would work along with a couple of decoys, but I never tried it. Hmmmm......
    George
     
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  9. FlynLiver

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    Red Kool aid in the snow works to
     
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  10. trappermike

    trappermike Well-Known Member

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    So does Mountain Dew in the snow. Well, not a gut pile, but you won't want to eat it.
     
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  11. 3200-man-2

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    But ! You had better know the difference between a CROW and a.....Raven ?

    Ones fun , the other , cost a lot !
     
  12. Stl Flyn

    Stl Flyn Well-Known Member

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    Great idea.

    They are another means to find a deer also, if you can not follow tracks or blood trail. It does not take long for them to gather in a large group, once they find food. Hopefully it is cool, and they find it very quickly of course, and before the Yotes.
     
  13. mhearts

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    I live where crows compose 99.999% of the popoulation
     
  14. docbombay

    docbombay Well known trouble maker

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    Back in my waterfowl hunting days we pulled a similar trick on ducks.
    When every body of water was frozen we would get some Rit blue dye and mix it with water and pour it out in the middle of a frozen pond. It really contrasted with the ice and appeared as open water. We would put a few decoys along the edge of the blue dye and the ducks would come in without any calling what so ever.

    The best part was after we had our limits. We would kick back and watch the ducks come in an attempt to land in the "open water." It was hilarious. They would go skidding on the ice like a water skier. When they stopped they would waddle back to the blue dye area and look around like WTF??? Some tried over and over to get into the "water" and just could not figure it out.

    We once had a canada goose come in and did the slip and slide act all the way into our make shift blind. My buddy grabbed him and the goose bit his nose. I almost wet myself laughing as he tried to get the honker off of his honker.
     
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  15. SecondChance

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    My dad turned me onto a neat trick back in the day of field waterfowl hunting. We would take real long strips of heavy plastic sheeting and lay it between the rows of corn stubble and put a few dekes on it to look like water. We had ducks come down so hard we almost didn't need to shoot them for they about knocked themselves silly landing on the "Water". We really used to do it if we could find some rows that had a lot of combine ruts to really make it look real. Killed a lot of sucks doing that. And still do once in awhile as a commemorative to my dad.
     
  16. Sea Duck

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    M Hearts that's AWSOME!!! I'm a SERIOUS CROW HUNTER!!! I'll have to try that check out CROWBUSTERS FORUM !!!! GREAT GUYS COMMITTED TO CROW HUNTING!!
    MITCH