Waterfowl Hunting Articles

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...

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....