New Hunters Tag Archive

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...

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...

Beginner’s Guide: The Most Important Tool

If you’re new to duck hunting, it’s difficult to know exactly what you need, what you don’t, and to fight that feeling that you’re one piece of gear away from...