Gear Review: Beretta A400 Xplor Action Shotgun

Reviewing the versatile semiautomatic shotgun offering from Beretta I am not sure exactly when it happened but it’s possible that I’m getting older. My first clue arrived...

The Case Against Fair Weather Waterfowl Hunting

Foul-weather hunting can bring the best opportunities when other hunters are staying home There are many obligations in my life that distract me more than I’d like from hunting...

The “Celery Duck” – An Ancient History of Good Eating

For two thousand years, the canvasback has been sought after for its tasty, flavorful meat The canvasback duck has a longtime association of being referred to as the King of...

Common Goldeneye – In Pursuit of the Whistler

Discover the beautiful duck with whistling wings The common goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) is a medium-sized duck that is true to its name as well as its nickname. The drake’s...

The Basics of Scouting for Ducks

Using sheer grit and determination to figure out where to find ducks I checked the map on my phone to confirm the location. “Only a mile to go,” I thought as I rumbled...

When the Blind See – Overcoming Disability in the Duck Blind

A day in the duck blind assisting a blind hunter proves that ability is simply a matter of perspective We’re all doubting Thomases whether we like it or not. The impossible, in...

Tips for Jumping Ducks in Winter

When winter sets in, the mornings are considerably colder and the air hits like a whip touching any uncovered skin. No one understands this better than the waterfowl hunter. The...

Duck Hunting Advice to a Younger Me

With age and experience comes wisdom; for this duck hunter, the ability to travel back in time would save a lot of trouble We have all heard it said many times, “If I knew then...

Gear Review: Gear Aid Aquaseal Repair Kit for Waders

A first timer’s look at making dreaded wader repairs “These waders are yours if you can find the tear and patch it up,” my friend offered. “It would be best...

How to Select the Right Duck Decoys

Building your duck decoy spread in the off-season The pursuit of duck hunting is full of equipment and tools that may seem intimidating to a new hunter. From calls to waders, duck...

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