November 09, 2022
Heyday – HydroFoam Diver Decoys
The brand-new, light-as-a-feather, last-forever HydroFoam diver decoys from Heyday (formerly Lifetime Decoys) are a complete game changer. Made of can’t-sink-em, closed cell EVA resin, these hollow-bodied blocks feature a double-taking photorealistic paint scheme that’ll fool fowl right into the finish lane. The symmetrical, self-righting dual keel design equates to maximum stability on the water, but unlike single keel decoys, these bulletproof blocks instantly double as full-body decoys to easily deploy in the field, on ice, or a riverbank. Available in bluebill and redheads.
$150 per 6 | heydayoutdoor.com
Tanglefree – Flight Series Diver Decoys
You’ll be quick to fall in love with the Flight Series from Tanglefree. The time-tested weighted keel and ultra-durable, high-density foam filling will make for a long life on the longline. With highly detailed carving patterns perfected by renowned decoy carver Michael Braun, you’ll bring the birds right in on a string. Each six-pack comes with three distinct, true-to-life body profiles, including upright, resting, and sleeping postures, available in canvasbacks, bluebill, and redheads.
$95 per 6 | tanglefree.com
Dakota Decoy Company – X-Treme Bluebills
As the newest member of the DD flock, the X-treme bluebills feature extraordinary feather detail and a strong paint adhesion for everlasting action. Made of a special blend of polyethylene, these undestroyable decoys are rough-water-ready with a recessed bottom helps hold the decoy tight to the water, making for a smoother ride and more movement even in the slightest of breezes. This power pack feature four drakes and two hens.
$100 per 6 | dakotadecoy.com
Dixie Decoys – Heritage Series DuraBill® Diver Duck Decoys
The indestructible, investment-grade, gunning-style Heritage Series divers represent the perfect combination of traditional aesthetic and modern performance. With bodies made entirely of rigid, ultra-tough urethane foam and flexible heads, the lifespan of the Heritage Series decoys are measured in generations, not seasons. The Heritage Series are available in most of your favorite diver and sea duck species, in hand-painted, fully-finished 3- and 6-packs. Dare to be different and build a spread with functional history in a product that is proudly produced on American soil.
Starting at $125 per 3 | dixiedecoys.com
Higdon Outdoors – Battleship Diver Decoys
Seeing is believing—not just for you, but for the wads of divers you’ll deceive with these super-oversized, wide-bodied, foam-filled fakes. As some of the largest decoys on the market, they’re sure to catch the attention of nearby ducks with their giant footprint and high-contrast visibility. A weighted keel design makes for easy setups and pick-ups and a proprietary UV painting process and extreme detail minimizes unnatural glare, giving birds the confidence to finish up close and personal.
$120 per 6 | higdonoutdoors.com
Avery/GHG – Pro Grade Foam-Filled Diver Pack
The ultrarealistic, unsinkable Pro Grade blocks from Avery/GHG are built to last and look good doing it. With anatomically correct body shapes, exceptional feather detail, and authentic paint schemes, these fakes will dupe any divers that dare to come too close to your spread. The evenly weighted keel ensures they’ll stay upright and ride any chop. This party pack includes two canvasback drakes, two canvasback hens, one drake redhead, and one hen redhead in various poses.
$100 per 6 | banded.com
Avian X – Topflight Floating Canvasback Decoys
From the bench of world champion decoy carver Rick Johannsen, the magnum-sized, rubber-molded Topflight canvasback decoys from Avian-X feature a weight forward swim keel, no-flake paint, and a rugged durability to ride the rough, open water with unmatched realism. The wide-base design allows them to stick to the water in all conditions and each six-pack includes lifelike head and body positions with four different poses.
$140 per 6 | avian-x.com
MOJO Outdoors – Elite Series Floater Bluebill
Every duck hunter knows that motion matters. And lucky for you diver chasers, most days on the big water bring some wave and wind action, but when the weather is calm, it’s time to let the MOJO run! Unlike the shallow water spinning wing decoys you may be used to, this remote-controlled, battery-operated, deep-water-ready floater rides the waves without a support pole to stuff into the mud. With its patented watertight design, all components are housed in the decoy for a smoother, quieter, and more user-friendly operation. A stabilizing bar keeps the decoy in place even in rough water and an eyelet on the float is main-line-ready to integrate right into your diver decoy deployment. (Also available in a redhead decoy).
$140 | mojooutdoors.com