Gear Review: The NuCanoe Pursuit Kayak

Reviewing the stable waterfowl hunting boat that paddles like a real kayak When you’re duck hunting on public land, the key to success often lies in finding a way to get away...

Off-Season Activities to Inspire Young Hunters

Engaging the next generation of waterfowl hunters with fun activities in the off season Duck season has come to a close for another year. We’re in the doldrums for an agonizing...

The First Duck Season

Reflections of a father on his son’s journey to become a duck hunter A duck hunter’s journey takes us along and through many highs and lows. From a developing new hunter...

Versatile Breeds as Waterfowl Dogs

The Value of Versatile Hunting Dog Breeds Extends Beyond the Field and into the Duck Blind The North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association defines “versatile hunting dog”...

Green-Winged Teal – A Quick Pursuit

Profiling the Small but Abundant Green-Wings The green-winged teal (Anas crecca) is a small member of the dabbling duck species, smaller even than its cousin the blue-winged teal....

The Places We Hunt Together

Reflections on duck hunting from along the willow bank The truck’s headlights desperately tried to pierce through the thick gray haze of the October morning. Driving through the...

Common Decoy Spreads for Puddle Ducks and Divers

Advice for new duck hunters on decoy spreads When you get any waterfowlers to talk about the best decoy spreads for a given scenario, you’re likely to get a few different...

The Outlier Breeds of Waterfowl Dogs

Exploring the Irish Water Spaniel and the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Breaking the retrievers into four breed categories gives us the Chessies, Labs, and Goldens as the...

Ethics and Respect in Duck Hunting

The responsibilities of duck hunting extend beyond the pull of the trigger It was a cold, blustery day on the tide flats – perfect for duck hunting, but terrible for staying...

Greater White-Fronted Goose – The Elusive Specklebelly

Species Profile and Hunting Tips for Targeting Specklebellies The greater white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons) is a small brown goose named for the white feathers surrounding its...

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