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Diver Duck Calls (Ringed-Neck)

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I'm trying to call in some ducks for photography. I just bought a diver duck call. Its a Mick Lacy Game Call; Diver. I can't find any examples of what I'm suppose to sound like. I'm hoping to call in some Ringed-Neck Ducks, but any diver will do. Can anybody help me out? Thanks!

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honestly......I wouldnt bother trying to call divers.....either they come in, or they dont. Wanna get them close? put out one drake amongst all hens.....that'l do it this time of year!

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Like wooduck says, it can be tough to call divers. A good spread of decoys helps, and the drake to hen ratio idea isn't a bad one.

Roll your tongue into the call in short repeated pulses for most divers. I have a few Mick Lacy calls and most of them have good directions on the back of the package.

I googled "ring necked duck call" and a cell phone ring came up that you can play. Listen to that.

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Also using a black flag will get them to come into your set or at least get a flyby.

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Thanks everyone. A lot of good these ringed neck decoys I have will do. I suppose I could paint them to be something else.

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Add something very white decoys like Goldeneyes, Canvasback or something like that, they will help bring divers in as well. Ringneck decoys work well like you mentioned. A friend of mine does a call on his BGB Wide Open duck call and the divers love that and turn right in. I don't know how to explain how he does it.

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