What call you bring to the woods

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  1. Dawn Assassin

    Dawn Assassin Die Hard Bowhunter

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    H.S. STRUT DIAPHRAGM i really like the old rasp hen but wanna hear some of the new flextone calls. look simple
     
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    Gummi Bear Weekend Warrior

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    I bring an assortment of slate and box calls, as well as a crow call.

    I have some diaphragm calls, but it sure sounds like a wounded bird when I use it. I just don't have the knack. :lol:
     
  3. JakeD

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    I have a custom slate call from Addiction Calls. I also use a Primos Sonic Dome diaphragm call.
     
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    Knight and Hale diaphram calls and a Primos Jackpot slate call.
     
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    I use a scratch call with a metal plate on a hollow box. I can't remember the name of it but I have had it for about 30 years. Originally it had a cedar stick and a corncob but I use a plastic scratch peg with it now. I also sometimes use a wingbone style call that I made with a piece of #10 wire insulation and a film canister. Last year was my first year back turkey hunting in years but I used to knock them down pretty regularly. I have never called in many birds with a diaphram except hens, jakes and predators. I guess it is like fishing lures, you succeed with what you have confidence in.
     
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    I don't know the model but I have the New Primos Diaphragm calls the Blue and Green. I like the blue one the best
     
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    Copehunt Weekend Warrior

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    I've never had luck with the HS, I sound like a Canadian goose no matter what. I'm sure it's me. I Just tried a Flextone Spur Collector yesterday and it did sound pretty darn good at first and then after about an hour it fell apart.
     
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    I have a Primos Jackpot glass call, some sort of Primos box call, and some sort of H.S Strut slate call. As you can tell, I keep up with turkey calls pretty well :D
     
  9. Dawn Assassin

    Dawn Assassin Die Hard Bowhunter

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    That sucks. Hope the gave you a refund
     
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    Lynch fool proof box call and flextone mouth calls always get the job done for me. The only calls ive ever used
     
  11. bowmaster101

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    Primos diaprham and my new Haint gobble call from down and dirty outdoors
     
  12. Dawn Assassin

    Dawn Assassin Die Hard Bowhunter

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    i wanna pick one up im hearing alot of good stories on these calls.
     
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    I have far too many to list, and I use most all of them. I like to really mix it up in the woods, I will use different calls at different times. Sometimes two at once, you'd be amazed how often a bird will respond to one call but not the other.
     
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    I take the kitchen sink...have a pouch of various mouth calls I've collected over time...probably three of which I actually use. I carry a Bill Baublit custom box call, a Bill Baublit custom copper over glass pot call, and a slate over glass pot call from Derby City.

    I'm not very good with a mouth call and wind up using the box call and a pot call most of the time. The Derby City is a new addition this year so it will likely get a workout.
     
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    I take them all but really only use my mouth calls.
     
  16. Brandon8807

    Brandon8807 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I don't have any loyalty to any particular brands but I typically use a slate call to do some soft tree calling and then once they fly down I usually switch over to diaphragm calls to limit movement.
     
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    I use diaphragm calls from cramer's custom calls, a slate call from hanks game calls, and a box call from hardy's custom calls. The box is great where I live for the windy days, or trying to bring a bird in from a long ways out.
     
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    ^^^^this right here is all you need to tag out.
     
  19. Sticknstringarchery

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    Only luck I've had at all around here is with a diaphragm. I have about 8 now I think and only really like 2 of them. Both are Primos. One is a dome type and the other is a 3 reed both have the cut out reed on them. That's all I'll carry this year.
     
  20. ALL4HUNTIN

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    Im very experienced with a diaphram call, but still bring everything I have !! I have had birds that would not answer to a box call or slate, and had them get real vocal with a mouth call.. And sometimes the complete opposite.. and harvested one with a box call when the slate and mouth call would not work.. Bring it, and see what works.. I agree with different calls at the same time.. Sound like a flock of hens..

    Good luck to all..
     

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