Traditions

  • Old Decoys, New Hobby

    Old Decoys, New Hobby

    Old Decoys, New Hobby Rich history can be discovered through blocks of wood By Paul Wait Fifty feet down the first row of tables covered with elegantly displayed, handcrafted vintage duck decoys, my eyes were [...]

  • An Improbable Journey

    An Improbable Journey

    An Improbable Journey How a 100-year-old duck boat found its way back ‘home’ By Paul Wait The unfamiliar voice on the phone took me by surprise. “I have a duck boat that belonged to one [...]

  • Dear Dad, There’s something I’ve been meaning to say…

    Dear Dad, There’s something I’ve been meaning to say…

    Dear Dad, There’s something I’ve been meaning to say… By Paul Wait I don’t know if you still remember my first duck, but I sure do. Hunkered low in the front of grandpa’s duck skiff, I [...]

Old Decoys, New Hobby

October 7th, 2016|1 Comment

Old Decoys, New Hobby Rich history can be discovered through blocks of wood By Paul Wait Fifty feet down the first row of tables covered with elegantly displayed, handcrafted vintage duck decoys, my eyes were [...]

An Improbable Journey

October 7th, 2016|2 Comments

An Improbable Journey How a 100-year-old duck boat found its way back ‘home’ By Paul Wait The unfamiliar voice on the phone took me by surprise. “I have a duck boat that belonged to one [...]

Dear Dad, There’s something I’ve been meaning to say…

October 7th, 2016|3 Comments

Dear Dad, There’s something I’ve been meaning to say… By Paul Wait I don’t know if you still remember my first duck, but I sure do. Hunkered low in the front of grandpa’s duck skiff, I [...]

Men Overboard

October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Men Overboard Many hunters call body booting ‘crazy,’ but these guys call it ‘fun!’ By Paul Wait A rising tide of water rinsed over my shoulders as I gently kicked my feet to swim in [...]

Sliding Through the Cattails

October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Sliding Through the Cattails Marsh skis put hidden potholes within reach of Wisconsin duck hunters By Paul Wait Boot-sucking bogs and head-high cattail stands don’t stop Mark Kakatsch from reaching an impossibly hidden honeyhole that [...]