One downside to snow goose hunting is that it can all for a ton of decoys. As you likely know already, decoys are expensive so having 1,000 or more decoys is not always feasible. … The good news is that hunting snow geese without decoys can be done but it will take some work to have a successful hunt.
How many decoys do you need for snow goose hunting?
Set out a minimum of 500 decoys (1,000 to 1,500 is better). Supplement shell and silhouette decoys with lighter, less expensive white rags or white plastic bag decoys. Wear camouflage or white if snow covers the ground. Don’t over call.
Do snow geese fly in the rain?
On days when it rains the snow geese normally stay in the field feeding all day. You don’t get an afternoon flight like on a sunny day. If you are in the right spot you can have small bunches trading around all day and some great snow goose hunting.
What is the best weather for goose hunting?
Moderately Cool Temperatures
When the temps get in the lower digits such as 20s-40s it will create some of the better times for goose hunting. Geese move well in these milder temperatures as they are not too hot causing them to get lazy and not to cold causing them to want to stay put in one spot.
How do you kill snow geese?
There is no piece of magic gear, secret e-caller sound, or decoy hack to trick snow geese into gun range. Your best chance for a barrel-burning, birds-in-your-face shoot is smart preparation. You have to find the right flocks and choose the best days to hunt them.