So I meant to buy a Ultimate Predator Turkey decoy from Danny Farris at the CBA Banquet since he is also on the CBA board. However by the time I got over there he had already locked them up. So a buddy has a heads up version had had had good luck with it the last couple of years. So last night I am getting stuff ready to head out after work today hunting. I grabbed a fan and decided to see if I can figure out how to mount one on a bow. First version using a coat hanger was a bust.
I had a old bow stand that mounted on Stabilizer and basically used two arrow shafts to prop up the bow. I printed the head and body of turkey I photoed recently. Glued on cardboard, put packing tape over it and zipped tied to fan.
I used a arrow shaft using Stabilizer mount and some plastic tubing zip tied to fan to mount to bow and this is what I came up with.
Nice job, very realistic. Too realistic. Having said that, you have a better chance of seeing Bigfoot, than me crouched behind a fanned out turkey decoy. This is a great way to get shot by some idiot. Just my opinion.
Very creative. I thought about doing something like that , but I found last year some nice turkey decoys at Cabelas for 16$ . I got me two and they did what they supposed to to very well. I got two more just a couple of days ago.
I've got some Dave Smiths in the truck unfortunately they were not $16 but they work. Killed a lot of turkeys that way. Always confident if I put up blind and decoys I'll get a Tom to come, but my goal this trip is to kill one sneaking up and using the fan decoy. Might work, might not but going to try.