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decoy

noun allure, allurement, ambush, attraction, bait, blind, camouflage, deception, disguise, diversion, imitation, inducement, inlex, inveiglement, simulation, trap, trick
Associated concepts: entrapment
See also: bait, betray, cloak, deceive, deception, delude, ensnare, entice, entrap, fake, illude, inveigle, lure, maneuver, mislead, ruse, trick

DECOY. A pond used for the breeding and maintenance of water-fowl. 11 Mod. 74, 130; S. C. 3 Salk. 9; Holt, 14 11 East, 571.

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Many years ago, I was fortunate enough to travel with Gary Clancy, an expert in decoying deer.
The reason decoying works under the right circumstances is buried firmly in the natural behavior of whitetail deer.
With all the success I have had in the past with decoying turkeys, I decided to take my decoying to the next level.
Dropping the decoy at such a delicate moment is, as you might imagine, a decoying no-no.
Veteran turkey hunters emphasize that calling and decoying work side by side in their game plans, but by no means do you have to be any kind of master caller to generate the kind of action you're seeking.
If there's a king of the big game decoying movement, it's Mel Dutton (Dept.
This is how Mark Jost sparked my interest in decoying whitetails.
Just because you get burned once, or even twice, by a wary doe that blows and runs off with your buck, doesn't mean decoying is useless.
I have a couple of favorite suburban hot-spots perfect for decoying during the gun season, because I have sole access, and no gun hunting is allowed in this area.
Plenty has been written about decoying whitetails, but mule deer, pronghorns, elk, moose, caribou, and other species also respond readily to decoys under the right circumstances.