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Old 01-05-2014, 08:59 AM   #1
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I'm wanting to give crow hunting a shot. I've been once or twice before with no real success.

Any experienced crow hunters care to share some tips?

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I shot a few last year with just a turkey locator crow call and a pair of crow decoys.
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Find somebody that may have a deer carcass or birds-geese, pheasants etc...or a McGarbage bag

No but we had one of our best shoots over 4 pheasant carcasses and a little scouting. Deer work well to and some decent audio files with a few ffd dekes. We use an Avery decoy retriever to put a few in the trees and some near the dead pile. Mag extension and a turkey choke and #6 lead. Decappatated a crow at 15' that day and everything was working my side. It was a blast and got my barrel hot! Was a good hand warmer in between loading up
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Thanks for the info, fellas. I have 6 fully flocked crows and an e caller. I was considering some silhouettes to bulk it up. A lot of stuff I read they talked about using an owl decoy as well. Any experience with one?
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Thanks for the info, fellas. I have 6 fully flocked crows and an e caller. I was considering some silhouettes to bulk it up. A lot of stuff I read they talked about using an owl decoy as well. Any experience with one?
I had some go absolutely apeshit and I was just doing my best owl hoot with my voice.
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Go . set up. Shoot.. As easy as that
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You need to hide really well. There are times when I think blinking spooks them off. Fun stuff when it is happening and frustrating when the flight path is 200 yds away.
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Here ya go, Randy I hear he comes highly recommended for his Crow hunts,

http://jagermisteroutfitters.com/IOW...OWL_HUNTS.html
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In the mornings we set out an owl decoy and a half dozen crow decoys the play an "owl and crow fight" cassette in a boom box. The crows come in fast.
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Just remember the season is closed right now. it opens back up on the 14th
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Crow fight on the e-caller and a few decoys is about all you need. I put the caller right by the decoys. As mentioned, hide well. They come out of the woodwork and is funnier than than hell watching them come in. Stupid there is even a season on them. I dont think too many folks hunt crows..something to do when there is nothing else to shoot. Have fun!! Huff
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Here ya go, Randy I hear he comes highly recommended for his Crow hunts,

http://jagermisteroutfitters.com/IOW...OWL_HUNTS.html
I thought that clown was out of business
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Yeah. Don't quote me, but I believe the season closes down because it's when the ravens generally migrate through?
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