How-To Tag Archive

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...

Off-Season Yard Work with Your Retriever

Try these simple, fun drills with your dog for a better experience in the duck blind. Our home is a perpetual work-in-progress. Both my wife and I enjoy working around our two...

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,...

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...

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...

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...