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Good Duck Calls???
« on: July 25, 2016, 10:00:29 PM »
I'm looking for a couple different duck calls, I need one for Mallards and one for a widgeon or some other type of duck to have a options. I was wondering what type of calls you would recommend for me that are in the range of 50 to 125 dollars? I just need a good quality call and for two different types of ducks, Thanks.

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Re: Good Duck Calls???
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2016, 11:29:01 PM »
Any whistle style call works for wigeon. As far as mallards go I recently got  the Saunders ez7 and I finally sound like a duck, really happy with it.

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Re: Good Duck Calls???
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2016, 07:30:30 AM »
I think call are mostly personal preference. Each person that responds will say something different. For me the best call I have ever used is Pacific Call's Joker. They run specials all the time where you could get it for $100 bucks. I really like their poly carb too and that runs about $50 if I remember right. If you want a little cheaper I really liked haydel's dr-85 and Zink PH2.

For wigeon, teal and pintail and drake mallards I don't think you can go wrong with Primos High Roller Duck Call. If you want something more fancy down the road check out Wingerts Custom Calls. He makes some of the best looking whistles out there. He does have a 2 year wait list though...

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Re: Good Duck Calls???
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2016, 07:41:47 AM »
i like the RNT daisy cutter, they pop up in the cabela's bargain cave for under $100 every so often.  as far as the budget calls go, hard to go wrong with anything haydel's makes.
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Re: Good Duck Calls???
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2016, 07:56:39 AM »
6 in one whistle and a primos timber wench are all you need. Can be had for.less than $40. Spend the remainder on instructions all DVD or lessons. Practice is more important than an expensive call. How to call, which one to use and when are more important than what is on your lanyard.
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Re: Good Duck Calls???
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2016, 08:01:49 AM »
If I were to get a new single reed duck call this season I look real hard at a RMC Cold Weather Fan.
I've got a gen 2 gold digger that works for me. Rooster Galloway makes an excellent call as well as Mark Rodgers.

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Re: Good Duck Calls???
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2016, 02:35:46 AM »
Depends on which side of the hill you hunt but find a good acrylic call Pacific, tru-tone ect single Reed for big water & double for those foggy days or tighter areas stay away from wood calls yea their pretty but on those heavy down pours they swell up, calls are like bows it takes a good operator to make them great 

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Re: Good Duck Calls???
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2016, 06:20:14 AM »
For a mallard call I'd highly recommend a jj lares hybrid. Ingot one a few months back and am in love with it. And for the other one I like the primos 6 in 1 whistle.

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Re: Good Duck Calls???
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2016, 11:33:53 AM »
Dustin Turner at Coon Creek calls makes a bad ass acrylic or wood whistle. I have an acrylic and I love it.