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Old 10-07-2010, 03:09 PM   #1
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I'm going to start goose hunting this year. How do you conceal yourself in a mowed green field? The field in question has grass that is about 2 inches tall, thick, and mowed very consistently (almost lawn like).

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Old 10-07-2010, 03:14 PM   #2
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If the land owner will let you dig your layout blind into the ground, if not hope you have a low profile layout, grass it up really well and cross your fingers that you are where the geese want to be and you don't spook them off.
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Old 10-07-2010, 03:15 PM   #3
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Quack grass or Killer Weed, I think its called.
I have used astroturf but throw a little mud on it to get it looking like the ground.
Wholesale sports has some stuff that is like a ghile suit that matches green grass.
Hidin in green shorties it the hardest to try and do. I actually put a goose shell on top of me and a couple silos around me too. I think it helps
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Old 10-07-2010, 03:21 PM   #4
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hunt the edge.
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Old 10-07-2010, 05:03 PM   #5
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what AtItAgain said.Hunt the edge.hiding in the middle of a green field is tough and more times than not will not work.Be in a visible spot and in their flight path and you will have a good chance
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Old 10-07-2010, 06:03 PM   #6
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edge without a doubt
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Old 10-08-2010, 11:38 AM   #7
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I've done OK in a layout blind with siloetes (sp?) set close against the blind and a couple on top of the blind. I think a lot depends on how hard the geese have been hunted. Sometimes five dozen DSDs with good cover isn't enough.
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Old 10-08-2010, 05:09 PM   #8
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Hunting the middle of a 2 inch grass field is tough. From my own experience hunting in the permit zone I found it almost impossible to decoy geese feet down in a situation such as that. I tried to be in the center of the X with a few thousand geese in the grass field the previous night. The next morning low profile layout blinds were used with whoop grass and 10 dozen full bodies surrounding us. The geese picked us out right away. We grabbed our blinds and ran for the edge about 100 yards away and watched the geese funnel into our decoys. They're not stupid.

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Old 10-08-2010, 07:58 PM   #9
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How do you conceal yourself in a mowed green field?
Unless you dig a pit blind and cover it with sod, you don't. I'm with the other guys-hunt the edges.

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