This Simple Project Will Put More Sprigs in the Boat
There’s a great satisfaction from calling in an animal with a call you have fashioned yourself. I admit I’m no duck-call maker. That takes years of trial and error, knowledge of toneboard structure and many other variables. It’s way too much for me to delve into, especially when there are so many amazing duck-call makers out there, and you cannot swing a dead cat without hitting a new startup call maker. I’ll stick with turkey calls and simple crafts, such as a pintail whistle.
Relatively easy to make with the right tools, a homemade pintail whistle is a fun project in the shop and effective in the field. Here’s a step-by-step guide.