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Old 08-01-2019, 09:56 AM   #1
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Hey guys, looking to increase my spread a bit and hauling a bunch of full-bodies in by hand is tiring and time-consuming so I've decided I need to look into purchasing a sled or game cart to hauling decoys and layout with. I hunt corn fields so I'm unsure which would be easier, trying to drag a sled thru corn stubble or trying to push a cart thru? Anybody have any wisdom to offer from experience? Thanks!
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I bought a big game cart.cut in half length wise and welded in parts to widen out to be wide enough to straddle 3 rows.much more stable when heeping gear. also bought a large calf sled that fits inside of cart.field or water covered.bad dog
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Beavertail makes different size sleds that work great. Work great on land and water. We use a couple large sleds for hauling decoys on walk-in hunts and can fit 3 dozen mallards with guns and blind bags.
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How do those beavertail sleds pull on dry ground/rough corn stubble? Capacity looks great but can't help but wonder
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Honestly, I'm not sure how they do in tall corn stubble. We've used them in dry fields, muddy fields, and snow covered fields, and they have all worked great.
I know I'd rather use the sleds than a cart with narrow wheels. I would think the wheels would get stuck or covered in mud.
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we use a sled behind a four wheeler. It has its pros and cons. The ATV usually knocks down the stalk. Plus if you ever do a walk in at a marsh the sled is nice cause it floats. In the off season the kids use it for snow sledding.
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I use mine ice fishing as well. Pulls with little effort and can haul a ton of gear.
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The sleds work great on snow, heavy frost, ice and water, of course. I've tried pullin it on dry ground and man did that take a A LOT of effort. Game cart is the way to go for me.
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I have smaller sleds like the medium or large size Beavertails that I'll use to haul in decoys in a marsh or on snow covered rivers or ice but if fields are the right stickiness of mud, sleds pull hard. If combined corn fields aren't worked, have to find a sled too that fits down a rows of corn.

The largest sled Beavertail or Otter makes work great behind atv's and utv's to haul alot of gear and use them in teh spring to haul seed sacks of fullbodies out.
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