Archive for sea ducks

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

Winchester Giving Away "Blind Side Dream Hunt"

One Grand Prize winner will receive a Maryland Sea Duck hunt with Winchester's champion caller Sean Mann.

September 19, 2012

Ducks Unlimited Studying Sea Duck Decline

The curious thing about sea ducks is that there are 15 different kinds—constituting 42-percent of all North American species—and yet we know so little about them. Their habitat, in particular their breeding areas, do not lend themselves to study. And, for similar reasons, their population estimates are not considered as accurate, nor are they available across as large a breadth of years as those of divers and dabblers. Perhaps the limited opportunities to hunt them also plays a role in the lack of research. Far more hunters have access to good mallard hunting, for instance, and hunters' dollars drive a vast amount (if not the majority) of waterfowl research.

June 07, 2012