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Does anyone recommend a certain duck blind material over another for a boat blind? We have used Avery RealGrass and its OK, but looks beat up as the season goes on. Was thinking about the Avery KillerGrass stuff, but not sure if it would look natural enough. I thought someone made a synthetic material that would not fade, crack or rot out? Any ideas guys? Thanks.
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Gadwall,Certainly someone hunting a boatblind on a regular and consistent basis will chime in.I thought about attaching a boatblind to my Southfork 16 by 52 but the way we hide is incredibly effective,though it requires using about 16-20 palmetto branches per blind and I love hiding my Chapman pirogue on some of the smallest islands I can find(ducks seldom get wary of tiny islands but get wise of larger structures)and I should tag along my Go-Pro for some in-ya-face shooting on Public Land,of all things.I have seen plenty of fine boatblinds,just not my style of hunting.I would definitely suggest you supplement the boat blind with plenty of items like huge palmetto branches to really break up your structure.I have included some pictures of the stealth using my Chapman and about 18-20 giant Palmetto branches,tee-pee style so even the most wary of ducks can look down and all they see is the tops of my branches basically touching each other.Good luck and hard to believe teal season round de corner!!

Mandevillian
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https://www.tikishackimporter.com

Hey Gadwall. May want to try this place. This will be my third season using this grass. It?s available in sheets and rolls of different sizes and lengths. Although my guided hunts are usually in permanent blinds, my boat blind is always attached and ready for use. I make many hunts out of the boat each year. I make sure to always put the blind upright overnight and between hunts to keep the grass dry. I also put the grass on the blind frame with blades laying down and the top rolled up for extra coverage. This also helps the grass last longer and the blades lay more natural. Good luck to all, the teal are already here!
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Gadwall, Proud Pop may be on to something, best I've been able to do with the Avery Grass on a Gator Tail Pop Up is 3 years and at year 3 it really bad, I guess dragging it down the road at 75 doesn't help, Blue Rockets were reported on the lease this am not large #'s but they are there in upper Delacroix and Caernarvon area 21 days and counting.
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Gadwall, I recently outfitted my boat blind with Raffia Grass. you can buy it directly from Joeseph M. Stern Co. www.jstern.com is the web site. They sell various colors in 2lb. hanks. My favorite color for the marsh is Cattail and winter wheat. Stay away from Marshgrass green. it doesn't look natural. I've had it for several years and it still looks like it did then. Also, I seen some good you tube videos on how to use it. Happy Hunting.
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I built this blind using raffia grass from Joseph M. Sterns. The grass was cheaper ($140 for 35ish lbs) than the grass sheets and I had a lot leftover. As long as you let your blind air out after your hunt, any cover will last.
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What colors did you order ?
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The prices have gone up a bit (15$ a hank). It is still a great product. I've used Field green and Olive colors which have matched well with our coastal marsh. But, it is hard to not like the raffia grass blinds shown above, an excellent looking boat blind. Good Hunting.
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