I’ve tried new mouth calls and known immediately that I’d never use them. Boom—10 bucks down the drain. But since health departments frown upon testing diaphragm calls before you buy them, how do you know what style you need? A mouth call’s sound comes from the reeds. In general, more reeds with more cuts mean more vibration, volume, and rasp. Just about every call maker has some version of these three classic designs. Master them all, and you can call any tom in the woods.
Two reeds of near equal length with subtle cuts on the corners or no cuts at all.
Pros: Because it requires minimal air pressure, this is the easiest call for new hunters to learn and control.
Cons: Limited versatility and volume for aggressive calling.
When to Use: I…