Decoys can be extremely effective for dove hunting, but plastic mourners have always presented one huge problem: where to put them so they can be seen. Gray fakes against the grayish soil of a sunflower field all but disappear, rendering their drawing power almost, well, powerless. The answer to this is the dove pole. By placing your decoys atop a 20-foot post, you create an avian magnet few birds can resist.
• 3 feet of ¾-inch metal conduit
• Two 10-foot sections of ½-inch conduit
• ½-inch butt-end connector