First time I saw decoy system I busted up laughing but thought it would work on antelope. Judging by the video, it does, at least that time. Lets not forget the disclaimers though...not in general public access rifle season,etc. Oh, & remember not to work up to a water hole on hands & knees - that funny looking camo box over in the corner might just throw a sharply pointed stick at you.
I'm usually up for something different. If I decide to give archery antelope another try I just might try this out. Be more exciting than sitting in a blind by the water hole for days hoping & wishing.
Well, that's one way of decoying I've never heard of before... ha! Though not surprised it works, we were out once bowhunting them and got "busted" and they ran way off to the next rise. My buddy took off his T-shirt and started waving it around like a flag back and forth... dang if they didn't come walking back and almost to within our bow range... it was close, and funny. They can be quite curious, and I've read of guys tying a white rag to a barb-wire fence to fly in the breeze and have them come to that too.
Every year many hunters and outdoorsman and women come out west from the midwest and east coast to hunt the prized mulies and elk. One topic that comes up often is altitude sickness. My advice for flatlanders is to get into the best possible shape. Start months before your hunt, usually really ramping up my cardio around March or April.
I run 5-10 miles 3 times a week, and also go for walks carrying my pack with about 50lbs to simulate what could be on my back. Another useful tip is to drink A...