Virus Causing Massive Eider Die-Offs Identified

December 30, 2014

Since 1998, hundreds and even thousands of common eiders have annually washed ashore dead along Cape Cod in late summer and early fall. Finally we know why: A pathogen now known as the Wellfleet Bay virus.

Are Oklahoma and Texas Quail Turning a Corner?

December 23, 2014

After back-to-back years of ideal weather conditions—namely wet, cool summers—bobwhite quail populations are surging in Texas and Oklahoma.

How Much to Rest Your Duck Honeyhole

December 15, 2014

Every good duck spot presents a challenge: They're hard to find and, for some, even harder to preserve.

Thieves Steal $8,500 Decoy Spread from PA Hunter

December 12, 2014

Matt Kneisley of Conestoga, Pa., has hunted his spread of 120 Model 72 Herter decoys for forty years. In an absolutely despicable act, thieves stole 110 of the decoys sometime between noon on Thanksgiving Eve and 4 a.m. Thanksgiving morning.

The Dreaded Duck Slump

December 10, 2014

We've all been there, when it seems no matter how hard you scout nor how promising a setup appears, the ducks are going to win.

Beretta 486 Side-By-Side Designed by Apple Advisor

December 05, 2014

Renowned designer Marc Newson is best known for his work involving furniture, cars, cameras, watches and—most recently—Apple products. But who cares about that stuff? The man just made a shotgun for Beretta: the 486 by Marc Newson.

House Votes to Increase Duck Stamp, Bill Moves to Senate

December 01, 2014

In a voice vote on Monday, Nov. 17, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to raise the price of federal duck stamps from $15 to $25. The bill now moves to the Senate.

5 Duck Facts That Sound Like Lies

November 20, 2014

Here are five fascinating duck facts that sound more like downright lies.

How to Winterize Your Bird Dog

November 18, 2014

December is approaching, which means frigid temperatures and snowfall aren't far behind. It's important to ensure your bird dog is properly groomed for a day of trouncing through the powder

Utah Crow Hunters Bag...One Bird

November 14, 2014

Utah's new crow season might not have gone quite as the anti-hunters might have anticipated. Let Kyle Wintersteen explain.