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A place to read about all things for duck/turkey call aficionados.

Embellishments

Posted: April 26, 2017

Checkered calls Checkering is nothing more than a textured surface of cross-hatch pattern of parallel lines that intersect each other.  The intersecting grooves running, at an angle to each other, creates a series of pointed diamond shapes, called points.  Checkering is defined in lines...

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Types of Duck Calls

Posted: April 26, 2017

The type of duck call you decide to purchase should be one that fits your intended purpose of use. Experienced hunters will tell you that you will encounter many different scenarios, which may require a variety of duck calls.  There is no need to go out and purchase a lot of different calls...

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Duck Call Inserts

Posted: April 26, 2017

There are three major styles of duck calls (Arkansas, Louisiana, and Reelfoot), each having their own unique construction methods for the tone, or sound board, and the effect it has on the reed material used.  Either of these styles can be made out of wood, acrylic and even materials such as...

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Duck Call Materials

Posted: April 26, 2017

The denser the material, the louder and crisper duck sounds will be from the call.  Calls are mostly made from wood, acrylic, or polycarbonate.  However, materials such as Micarta, Corian, Delrin, bamboo (aka river cane) and other materials have also been used.  Wood Wood is a very...

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Reed Types

Posted: April 26, 2017

Duck calls come in a variety of reed configurations; single, double and triple reed Configurations. Single Reed The single reed call generally produce more volume and can give you very loud hail calls and comeback calls; great for wide open spaces.  It’s also good to use with loud...

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