Jump to content
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
Sign in to follow this  
JakeyBaby

Offshore Divers?

Recommended Posts

A couple buddy's and i are talking about possibly trying to run offshore this weekend if the weather cooperates. Any tips on what to do or look for would be awsome as I have never done this before. What's the best way to run decoys, type of birds to possibly get into ( really want an Eider!!) even though I no its not realistic. Really just want to try an get away from the crowds and try something different! Any info would be awsome Thanks!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Depending on where you launch from the mudline is usually the key to oldsquaws and scoters. A string of 12-15 run 25 yards off the back of your boat is all that is needed. They aren't the brightest birds---I wear my orange Mustang and occasionally have to "duck". 😄

Good luck on the eider---although one or two are killed in Niagara every other year or so you are about 250 miles too far west. Bluebills, goldeneyes and cans are usually too smart to fall for the "string of ducks behind the fishing boat" trick.

Good luck and remember to wear your pfd.

Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...