Waterfowl Hunting How-To

How to Make Custom Texas Rig Decoy Anchors

Do-it-yourself instructions for making these convenient decoy anchor setups The older I get, the more often I can be heard preaching at my hunting pals to “work smarter not...

Waterfowl Hunting from a Kayak

Take advantage of the versatility and accessibility that a small boat offers to duck hunters It was my very first opening day. The alarm had gone off at an unreasonable hour and...

The Magic of Small Decoy Spreads

Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to duck decoy spreads Decoys and decoy spreads can be a touchy subject with waterfowl hunters, given the wide range of advice and...

Choosing Breathable over Neoprene Waders

Versatility in your waterfowl gear extends to your wader selection, too “I’ll wear neoprenes until I croak.” “You sure about that?” I asked my buddy, Ryan. “Yep,...

Making Time to Hunt Ducks

With a little creativity, you can find time to chase ducks without spending all of your vacation days There is an unfortunate and pervasive sentiment among many in the hunting...

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...

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...

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...