Archive for goose hunting

Great Lakes Tribal Members Get 50-Duck Limit, Possible Swan Season

According to OutdoorNews.com, one of North America's most liberal waterfowl bag limits is afforded to the tribal members in the 1837 and 1842 treaty areas of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.

September 08, 2014

A Waterfowl Hunt with the Benelli Ethos

NRA Publications Editorial Director John Zent wanted to spend a little more time evaluating the Ethos' field performance—which led him to a waterfowl hunt in Chestertown, Md. Get a closer look at the hunt with this video.

January 08, 2014

Four Years Later: Goose Hunter's Jacket, Wallet Returned

After losing his hunting jacket—and the wallet stowed inside—Owen Schipnewski never expected to see it again. Four years later, he was proven wrong.

October 24, 2013

The Six Keys to Waterfowl Identification

The failure to properly identify ducks on the wing can lead to missed opportunities, or even trouble with the law. You can avoid such difficulties by working to improve your identification skills. Here are six key factors to consider.

July 26, 2013

Holiday Hunting Time

The holidays usually mean a little time away from the grind and a lot of time with relatives, which provides you with a fantastic opportunity to get out and enjoy some old fashioned family hunting time. If you've got a family like mine, it usually ends in a story, even if the hunt isn't all that successful.

December 21, 2012

From the Cookbook: Long Island Goose

Waterfowl seasons are in full swing, and it's time to start deciding how you're going to enjoy your next goose. Here's an idea from a fellow NRA member.

November 29, 2012

See No Evil

Hard-hunted waterfowl are experts at spotting danger, and nothing will flare them faster than hunters who don’t hide well.

November 29, 2012

Hard Core Brands Announces Floating Goose Decoys

New 2-in-1 design is ideal for use in deep water, fields or on shore lines.

May 31, 2012

Pro Bird Chaser: Salary $76,000

A good friend of mine is fond of saying, "I may not get a bird every time my dog and I go out, but I sure as heck move a few!"

May 25, 2012

Waterfowler Numbers Take a Dive

Recent trends indicate that waterfowlers are ditching their duck blinds for deer stands.

April 30, 2012

"Animal Rights" Activist Claims Drone Shot Down

Remember the "animal rights" wacko who used to hover his paraglider above goose blinds to intimidate hunters and scare away geese? (He was promptly arrested—there are laws against interfering with a hunt, after all.)

February 16, 2012

How to Make the Most of Late-Season Geese

For the resident goose hunter, the season goes on, but tactics must change for continued success.

February 01, 2012

Five Drakes, Five Different Species

Delta Waterfowl posted a must-see photo to its Facebook page this morning:

February 01, 2012

Delta's Senior VP: Pray for Cold & Snow "Up North"

We at Dogs, Shotguns and Other Vices have been praying for a cold front to save our duck season since Thanksgiving, and yet here we are: January 13 and it's still 10-15 degrees above normal without a snowflake in sight across much of the country. This wacky weather cycle has persisted for so long that, according to Delta Waterfowl Senior Vice President John Devney, it has even become a conservation concern. Ducks reaped the benefits of last spring's flooding across the Prairie Pothole Region, but, Devney says, "Mother Nature has flipped the switch."

January 13, 2012

Tips for Late Season Goose Hunting

Hunter-wise geese may be difficult to fool, but if you take your cues from the geese in your area you should see your fair share of limit hunts.

January 11, 2012