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Weather Safety

November 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Weather Safety Cold weather often leads to good duck hunting, but winter storms and sudden weather changes can be hazardous. Here are some precautions to ensure you’re prepared for a variety of [...]

Boating Safety

November 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Boating Safety Duck boats tend to be loaded with a lot of gear and used in fairly challenging conditions. Here’s how to determine the limitations of your boat or canoe and err [...]

Cleaning Ducks

November 8th, 2018|1 Comment

Cleaning Ducks So, you just shot a couple ducks - now what? From breasting to plucking, here are a variety of ways to prepare your birds for the table.  [...]

Let’s Get Cooking

November 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Let’s Get Cooking There's no better way to celebrate a successful hunt than with a delicious duck dinner. Here are some simple cooking methods you're sure to love. [...]

Snow Geese Over Water

January 17th, 2017|1 Comment

Snow Geese Over Water By Kyle Wintersteen, Managing Editor Given the popularity of employing massive field spreads to pursue snow geese, hunters under 30 years old might be surprised to learn [...]

5 Ways to Take More Wood Ducks

September 28th, 2016|3 Comments

5 Ways to Take More Wood Ducks It seems that the wood duck’s survival strategies include behaving far differently than typical dabblers, thereby eluding hunters who cling to conventional tactics. Woodies show [...]

Winning the Early Season

September 28th, 2016|1 Comment

Winning the Early Season The early season is an exciting time. Sorely missed shotguns are back in our hands. Retrievers return to blinds, eager to put their training to use. And [...]

How to Find the X

September 28th, 2016|0 Comments

How to Find the X Practically every waterfowler knows that if you find “the X” — a magical place where clouds of ducks and geese appear on a given day — [...]

Gunning for Gadwalls

September 28th, 2016|1 Comment

Gunning for Gadwalls In three decades, gadwalls have gone from rare trophies to duck-strap staples across much of North America. Their populations have expanded nearly three-fold since the 1980s — totaling 3.71 [...]