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Magpies

Discussion in 'Hunting' started by ian_baptiste, Oct 9, 2007.

  1. ian_baptiste

    ian_baptiste Engaging Member

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    i couldnt believe my luck today, i got a small plastic bottle from work, and put some dried peas inside it, and sealed it up!

    stood outside im my back garden, and i shook it!

    more or less straight away, a couple of magpies started to "call" back!!! i couldnt believe my luck, so i went away and came back later.

    sitting in my garage with the door open and my air pistol loaded, i put some eggs in the grass and called again. it took longer this time, but they started to call back, then one landed in a near by tree for a closer look. the swoop, it came down, then "thwack" it went down, dead! then another came in and same again!!!

    much fun, i'll be trying this tactic again!!!
     
  2. chiz

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    Dried peas eh?

    I'm off down the corner shop now!! :D

    Nice One!! :up:
     
  3. Rockabilly

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    yes, a box of matches does the trick too;)
     
  4. ian_baptiste

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    yea i was racking my brains as to what to use, and my mate at work goes, "use the peas!" git, i was trying all sorts, but the pease seem to work the best!

    i used a 50gram size plastic bottle, and i havent put many peas in, just a bit more to cover the bottom of the bottle.

    seems to work though, but do you reckon it will work elsewhere or just in my garden!?
     

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