Aggressive calling with your duck whistle might make all the difference in turning wary flocks
By Will Brantley
Just about every elementary school teacher with a few years of experience carries a good whistle. It’s a tool emblematic of the profession because when it’s time for lessons but youngsters are running amok, nothing commands their attention as decisively as a shrill, piercing whistle.
A whistle can have about the same effect on ducks, too. Most waterfowlers carry a whistle of some sort on their call lanyards, and they often use them supplementally, pairing aggressive hen mallard routines with softer mallard drake calls, teal whistles, and pintail trills. Whistles are frequently recommended for new or younger hunters, too, since it doesn’t take much skill or air pressure to use them. To Continue Reading the full story click here.