Creating A Duck Hunting Game Plan: The Art Of Scouting

Introduction Kick start your season and maximize your hunting potential by creating a duck hunting game plan. Throughout the U.S., the majority of duck hunting takes place in high-profile locations where large concentrations of ducks attract a huge hunting crowd. The heavy competition and hunting pressure, typical with these locations, quickly educates the ducks to…

The Wonderful Wood Duck: A Unique & Fast Bird

Introduction Falling acorns, a creek bend, and a brisk November morning mean prime opportunities for hunting the wonderful wood duck. Hunting for wood ducks created the desire for many hunters to become waterfowlers, even before the hunters started buying decoys, duck calls, and waders. The once nearly extinct wood duck is now one of the…

September Migration: Basic Tips On Teal

Introduction When the season offers the initial cool northern breezes, teal begin their September migration. When we typically imagine hunting ducks, the thoughts of frozen fingers, numb toes, and icy waters flood our minds. However, an early season teal hunt is often a short sleeve endeavor bringing flurries of mosquitos and free-flowing perspiration. While the…

Waterfowl Season Is Coming: How To Make Sure You Are Prepared

Introduction Another waterfowl season is fast approaching! We all know that means it is time to start preparing for opening day. Yes the to-do list is long and time-consuming, but proper preparation can make a more enjoyable opening day experience. Make Sure Your Decoys Are Ready By the time season ends, many hunters simply store…

How To Choose A Waterfowl Shotgun: The Complete Guide

Introduction Action, weight, load compatibility, and durability are among the top factors to consider when choosing a waterfowl shotgun. Shopping for a new shotgun rekindles past hunting memories and promises new and exciting days in the duck blind. Not to mention, you have the opportunity to put your hands on all of the new shotgun…