Over the years of hunting waterfowl, I have become a huge fan of water moving decoy motion. Lucky Duck’s newest decoy product is the compilation of ideas that provide waterfowl hunters an answer to stale, calm, and quiet spreads. Nothing worse than those early mornings with no wind or calm days and the spread loses any life-like properties we know attract ducks. One Agitator is great but put several in your spread and you can bring those decoys to life. The rings on the water break the mirrored surface with a very like-like appearance.
The new Agitator has no less than three innovations worth mentioning here. First, the decoy is remote ready. All of Lucky Duck’s remote ready decoys use the same remote and are capable of running all your decoys on one remote. There are times when you want to turn them all off and rather than leaving your hideout, you simply hit the button and shut them all off. Multiple remotes give you other options.
Secondly, this is an addition to their line-up of Lithium Polymer powered decoys in the HDI group. These 4000 mAh batteries provide many more hours than a dry-cell battery and will run for a couple of days on one charge. The Agitator includes a charging port inside and easily connects to a special charger. After a long day of use, it will take 6 – 8 hours to fully recharge the large battery.
Finally, the Agitator has three different settings for agitating the water. These settings provide a random look on the water. The first setting agitates with three equally spaced bursts with longer wait times between each burst of three and repeats. Setting II bursts 2, 3, and 4 with incremental delays between bursts. The third setting bursts in a series of three but the time between each of the bursts is longer than the setting one.
The working components of the agitator are in a removable canister that once removed from the feeding body, can be separated by unscrewing to access the interior. The idea of a removable body I think will allow for different bodies to be used to provide diversity in the spread. Hang on for that announcement.
I have been using the Agitator this season and I love the versatility of remote capability, long run times, and durability. Overall this is a big winner in the water motion category for waterfowl decoys. I also find them easy to transport and use a small decoy bag to haul four at a time. You can remove the exhaust tube if you like making transportation even smaller. Each requires a decoy line.
Suggested MSRP: $139.99
- Realistic duck butt with lifelike motion
- Throws water to simulate an aggressive feeding mallard
- Removable exhaust tube for easy transportation
- Easy access battery box with charging port
- Will run 6-8 hours
- 3 timer settings to vary the look of multiple Agitators
- HD remote kit ready – sold separately
- 12V lithium-ion battery and charger