Look no further than these Spot Me Dove Markers for your solution to the lost bird problem.
Everyone loves wingshooting, and when dove season typical marks the first hunting availability of the year, that’s the time most sportsmen head outside for their opening session.
Dove, pheasant, quail, and grouse hunting is a fantastic time. However, if you don’t have the luxury of a well-trained retriever, then you’re going to have to come to terms with the fact that you’ll likely lose some birds. Studies have even shown that 20-30 percent of all hunted doves remain lost. It happens, it’s a bummer, but now there’s a fix.
Spot Me Dove Markers seem simple enough: they’re made of durable materials that won’t tear or deteriorate, and they are a highly visible blaze orange to increase the chances of seeing it in any sort of terrain.
The idea is simple, too: Take a shot, down a bird, and quickly toss a marker in the same spot the bird fell. Then you’re free to eye the sky and take another shot, or continue moving in a strategic direction so as not to stir more birds at the wrong moment.
We gave the Spot Me Dove Markers a spin on some ranch land in Central Texas, and the obviousness of their role was clear. They could easily be stashed in a pocket or even held in the non-trigger hand, and were extremely easy to toss (especially if you have an ounce of experience with the backyard game “corn hole”). It was one of those “Why didn’t I think of that?” product review sessions.
Personally, I have a gun shy chocolate lab, and have never managed to break him of his uncomfortable tendencies around loud shotgun blasts. I can see a real value in Spot Me Dove Markers, and the price is chump change when you consider the alternatives.
For $19.99 you’ll get a 3-pack, and these would make smart gift ideas with the holidays coming up. It’s one of those products that any bird hunter would appreciate and get some use out of.