Archive for duck hunting

Study: Duck Hunting Generates Billions for Economy

Have you ever wondered about the impact that sales of decoys, duck calls, blinds, waders and other gear have on the economy?

September 15, 2014

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

3 Ways to Get Your Old Boat Ready for Duck Season

Have an old boat that could use a makeover before duck season? Assistant Editor Jon Draper offers three important tips to keep in mind while you're renovating.

September 05, 2014

Will Fall-Like Weather Provide Early Duck Push?

Unseasonably cool August weather begs an important question: Will we get an early push of ducks?

August 15, 2014

What the Big Waterfowl Survey Numbers Tell Us about This Year’s Duck Season

Can we assume that an estimated eight percent jump in breeding ducks means we'll all see more birds at our blinds come fall?

July 14, 2014

Excuses for the Duck Hunter

When Kyle Wintersteen returns to his wife after a 4 a.m. wakeup and a day afield—duckless—there are plenty of good reasons. Perhaps you can re-purpose a few of these go-to excuses.

February 24, 2014

Season of Challenges Ends in Triumph

On paper the 2013-2014 waterfowl season was primed to be Kyle Wintersteen's finest ever. In the end, it was more challenging than anything else—but it ended in triumph.

January 30, 2014

What I Want My Son to Know About Duck Hunting

A letter from father to son.

January 24, 2014

A Duck Hunting...Chihuahua?

Chihuahuas aren't exactly considered gundogs, but a post from a fan of Delta Waterfowl's Facebook page might suggest otherwise.

January 08, 2014

Hunting the Flooded Cathedral

Orion himself would alight from his celestial abode for a chance at hunting the hallowed grounds of the Southern flooded cypress.

January 08, 2014

Bird Haven Ranch Duck Hunt

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum recently spent some time with Ducks Unlimited and Winchester in Butte City, Calif., duck hunting at the breathtaking Bird Haven Ranch. Here's a first-hand look at what she saw.

January 07, 2014

Riding the Atlantic Roller Coaster

A hunt for sea ducks off the coast of Rhode Island is not for the faint of heart.

November 22, 2013

Get in Tune with Waterfowl

Use these helpful hunting tips from Avery Outdoors pro-staffer Wayne Radcliffe to get in tune with the waterfowl in your neck of the woods.

November 19, 2013

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

Doctor Says No Duck Hunting This Year; He's Wrong

A torn achilles tendon was supposed to sideline Kyle Wintersteen for the entirety of duck season. His friends didn't accept that diagnosis.

October 21, 2013