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Easy and Cheap Way to Rig your Duck Decoys

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Check out my latest video on my version/modification of the Texas Rig rig setup I use for my decoys. Make sure you hit the SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!

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Cool and inexpensive route to take-I finally broke down and got some 'Tangle-Free' Texas rigged decoy strings and absolutely love em as I use a carabiner to hook my decoys to and do not use a decoy sack nor do I wrap my decoy strings as I have found they develop a memory when you wrap em.Your way definitely works and my first decoys were strung with 250 lb test leader material and 2 oz egg sinkers and still use em.I like the new 'Tangle-Free' strings as they are coated with black plastic and the egg sinkers slide to the keel and I clip the loops together,wrap the decoy strings in about the mid-section with Velcro strip or coated wire and they take seconds to set out and pick up,as long as I clip each loop to the carabiner.Thanks for de decoy rigging tip!!

Mandevillian
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We travel a decent amount of water to get to our blind, which is why we use the bags. Plus we normally have about 3-4 people in one boat as well so its more for room to put them in the bags. This cord material I was using from Hardcore was good stuff. It was very flexible and also tangle free, but wasn't a hard plastic type feel like the other material I used the year before. If we would hunt ponds or fields instead of deeper open water, I would definitely rig these Texas all the way.
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Totally understand and my hunting buddy always jokes about me about my lack of decoy bag and I have to remind folks that are not totally familiar with my Texas-rigs that wrapping the decoys makes them have a memory!!Takes me seconds to unclip the dekes and toss em out(have mostly weighted keels)and takes no time to retrieve and gather on carabiner.

Mandevillian
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   alspanky
Just get some Duk Nutz and be done
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Got me bunch of egg sinkers,probably at Bass Pro,and the way I rig my decoys.I like the egg sinker to slide to the keels and clipping the loops to a carabiner and having a Velcro strap about mid-way between the keels and carabiner totally eliminates the need for a decoy sack and setting them out and picking them up takes seconds vs unravelling decoy strings that often get a doggone 'memory' and want to twist themselves up!!

Mandevillian
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Why do you put a barrel swivel on the decoy end of your string? In my experience, the swivel will get hung up on the decoy bag and will rip your bag. You should eliminate the swivel all together. Also, those nuts you are using will rust and leave rust stains on you decoys and boat.. I know it sounds like I am being critical but years of experience have taught me that nothing beats 'tangle free' and lead weights designed for tangle free line.
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The decoy strings I made up myself did not have swivels on keel end and I do not use decoy sack as not necessary but the Tangle Free strings that I bought have fine swivels and they definitely aid in two ways-they allow decoys to move very easily and they also aid in keeping them straight with the egg sinkers resting alongside weighted keels. The Tangle Free lines are fine with black plastic coating.

Mandevillian
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