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Offline r.adam.elliott

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Calling help (cow calls)
« on: February 01, 2019, 01:55:40 PM »
So, I am working on calling for my first elk hunt this archery season.

I am very proficient with turkey diaphragm calls and am comfortable using them.

In terms of calling elk, I can bugle pretty good. I'm going to remain humble and don't want to make it sound like I'm the best out there, I've only been at it for 2 weeks. I am confident in my bugles (location, display, and challenge) as well as chuckles.

The issue I'm having is with cow calls. When trying to drop down to the low note, it's not smooth and sliding. It breaks over like a turkey call. I'm almost certain I am not using my jaw like I do with a turkey call.

It does this with both lots and little air (both quiet and loud in volume). Any tips on smoothing the transition out?

Edit for details: I've tried it with several different calls with the same results. Primos calls (both with the sonic dome and pallate plates) and the elk 101 calls. I have the Allstar, Contender, and, Champ.

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Offline cohunter14

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Re: Calling help (cow calls)
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2019, 10:59:32 AM »
Sounds to me like you may just be dropping your tongue off the reed too fast? Try going back to the basics and just going low to high and back to low on a reed and see if that helps.

 

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