They are basically full size photos with ground pegs. Terrain can also again help nudge a buck close if you can put the doe decoy upwind, but in a situation that forces a buck closer for a downwind whiff. © 2021 The Sportsman’s Guide, Inc.   1-800-882-2962  |, Transitioning Your Summer Sleeping System, NEW to SG: WeatherTech® Vehicle Accessories, Wilderness Survival: Why Everyone Needs At Least Two Knives, Babe Winkleman – Good Fishing / Outdoor Secrets, Bryan Oliver – Quick Hits, Videos, Memes. When a dominant buck sees The Freshman Buck Decoy – with its aggressive posture and ears back – he'll charge right over to teach that young whippersnapper a lesson. The problem with doe decoys is that any other doe that see it will usually hang around and figure out something is wrong. Either will do a good job of bringing in a buck. For a fine selection of Decoys, click here. Buck Magnet Deer Decoy: Whitetail Deer Decoy with Swishing Tail, Use As Buck or Doe Decoy During the Rut, Lightweight, Portable, Easy to Setup, Works with Deer Calls and Estrus Scents. Many hunters like one of each, a buck and a doe, the principle being that a buck will be interested in chasing off one and mating with the other, so for the hunter it's a win/win situation. FREE Shipping. However, I know a number of very good bowhunters who decoy a lot of deer and prefer a doe decoy. The answer is easy — “both of them work!”. Use a Dreamy Doe decoy. Insider tips on how and why deer communicate with each other, -Crisp, clear audio of deer vocalizations. John Eberhart has both and shows us which ones he uses and why. This would be fine if the real does would behave themselves. “Buck or doe — which decoy works the best?” This is a question I get asked a lot. Episode 22. The first thing a buck is going to try to do is cheap-shot the buck, or in this case, the decoy. Public & Pressured Land Deer Hunter with John Eberhart will air a new episode every Tuesday for 26 weeks on deeranddeerhunting.com, the DDH Facebook page and DDH YouTube channel. This is especially true when the lucky buck has a smaller rack than the lonesome buck. “The DSD Buck decoy is by far the most realistic decoy on the market. Throughout his life, Gary wrote 6 hunting books and spent countless hours presenting at hunting seminars from Tennessee to Wisconsin. No longer do you have to wait for the animal to clear a tree or bush. But they do not. I’ll take antlers on my deer decoy, thank you. When choosing a decoy you’ll have to decide if you want to use a buck or doe. Season 1. Works great by itself, or irritate those trophy bucks even more by setting it up alongside a doe decoy. If a buck can cheap shot his threat and avoid a significant encounter, he's going to do so. If he's aggressive and ready to dominate other bucks, get him riled up with a young buck decoy. How many guys out there use doe decoys? 98. A. 4 Dream Team Buck and Doe by Montana Decoy. Excerpt from Drury Outdoors "Whitetail Madness 14" - A buck tries to sway the affections of a flocked flambeau boss babe. 3.1 out of 5 stars13. Please don't spam. But they do not. If there’s a general rule, it’s this: Used wisely, a doe decoy can work during the pre-rut, rut and post-rut — all season. Good luck! Deer & Deer Hunting presents an online hunting show for real-world hunters who chase whitetails on public hunting land and highly pressured private parcels. What I like about this decoy is that the "posturing" position indicates a buck that is protecting a hot doe. In addition to a buck decoy, I’ll often use a doe and fawn decoy and set them closer to the stand right at the edge of the woods. This is why, unless you are only after the very largest bucks, you don’t want your decoy wearing anything more than a modest 8-point rack. John Eberhart has both and shows us which ones he uses and why. Then, they'll blow the whistle on your setup. He would put out a doe decoy. So up your odds by adding a little stink to the deke. The buck gets a shock of his life and dismounts immediately. Free delivery. $79.99$79.99. when decoying deer. Public & Pressured Land Deer Hunter. A really nice 10 point buck came all the way across a field to the doe. During the rut, does try to stay away from those pesky bucks. Further, they can be used in numerous set-up scenarios. Try to keep the wind in your favor from the most likely route of approach and set up so a buck approaching or circling the decoy downwind will still give you a shot. Remember, the buck is going to come in downwind, and he’s going to expect to smell your rival deer. No longer do you have to say “I just needed 5 more seconds,” the Stalker Decoy allows you to hold their attention for those few more precious seconds. All of this will help you better understand how deer behave in real hunting situations and, ultimately, will give you a step up on knowing which tactics you can use to outsmart the biggest buck of your life. Miss Muley by Montana Decoy – Life Like Decoy To Set Up In A Minute! A few steps away, I’ll position the buck decoy. Which is better: a doe or a buck decoy? With the Stalker Decoy, you’re now able to shift your position for the perfect shot, rather than waiting for them to move. 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