Waterfowl Hunting Articles

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...

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...

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...

Duck Hunting on Public Land – New Beginnings

Learning from Failure and Overcoming Obstacles on Public Land in Kansas It was an unusual start to what would prove to be a hunting trip full of firsts. On my way across Kansas...

The History of the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

A look into the unusual history of duck tolling and the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. As far as the eye could reach, the middle of the stream and the broad water of the...