Skip to page content
Enter promo code THANKS10 at checkout Details
Save 10% on Your Entire Order. Offer Ends Tuesday. Enter promo code THANKS10 at checkout.
Save 10% on Your Entire Purchase. Offer Ends Wednesday, November 11. TO REDEEM AT OUR RETAIL STORES, print this coupon and receive 10% off. Sorry, offer not valid at L.L.Bean Outlets.

Terms and Conditions

Save 10% on select merchandise purchased from L.L.Bean at, by phone or at retail stores; not valid at L.L.Bean Outlets or through our Web site. To redeem offer, either click through your promotional email; enter promo code THANKS10 during online checkout; provide the code to a phone representative; or present email to a store cashier. Offer applies to merchandise only and excludes shipping charges; return labels; taxes; license/stamps; gift cards; repairs; duty; engraving; monogramming; alterations; gift boxes; select boats, optics, electronics, knives and tools; firearms; 100th anniversary products; Bean Boots by L.L.Bean and Maine Hunting Shoes; Outdoor Discovery Schools private lessons and custom adventures; and Direct to Business orders. Not valid on previous purchases or with employee discounts. Cannot be combined with other percent-off or dollar-off discounts. All refunds will match the discounted amount on the purchase receipt. L.L.Bean reserves the right to deactivate promo code(s) in the event of fraud or technical issues and to limit quantities of individual items eligible for purchase with this discount. Offer valid from Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at 12:01 a.m. ET, to Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Added to Your Shopping Bag

Accessing Shopping Bag

Accessing Shopping Bag

Duck Decoys

Made in Maine for over 75 years and counting, our handcrafted cork decoys fool even the wariest ducks.


CHANNELS: Hunting & Fishing

Kennebec Switch-Pack

Kennebec Switch-Pack (01:07)

Rapid River Wading Staff

Rapid River Wading Staff (00:42)

Technical Big-Game Boots

Technical Big-Game Boots (01:28)

Duck House Waterfowl Blind

Duck House Waterfowl Blind (02:13)

Duck Decoys

Hi. I'm Mike Gawtry, director of sporting equipment at L.L.Bean. We're out here right off of South Freeport and we're living a little bit of L.L.Bean history this morning.

This island that we're standing on was where the original cork decoy that L.L.Bean produces was invented. Back in the 1930s, a man named George Soule was working in the shipping room at L.L.Bean. On certain mornings during duck season, L.L. would come down the stairs and say to George, "Let's you and I go duck hunting. Don't bother to punch out."

On one hunting excursion, George challenged L.L. that he could make better decoys than what the store was currently selling. After testing them in the field, L.L. decided to start selling them in 1936. The success of George's decoys became widespread. They worked so well that when hunters would set them out on the water, ducks would pour in, ignoring all the other rigs in the area.

Now, 75 years later, we continue to use the original stencils and carving machine from George's decoy shop in Maine. Each decoy is crafted by hand and painted in realistic detail to fool the wariest ducks. Unlike plastic decoys, the natural buoyancy of our cork allows them to float more realistically, when there's a ripple in the water, instead of bobbing up and down. Cork is an antireflective, so that when the sun hits them, there's no unrealistic shine as seen with plastic decoys.

Our decoys are offered in seven different species, including mallards and black ducks. We also offer magnum size, great for hunting in large open water, so the decoys are more visible to ducks flying at a distance.

Today, we continue George's tradition, and produce the most innovative, high-quality decoys in the market.