Why Anti-Logging Policies are Killing Grouse and Woodcock

June 27, 2014

Meanwhile woodcock have annually declined 1.2-percent since 1968—that means 800,000 fewer male woodcock than in the early 1970's. What can be done? Kyle Wintersteen takes a closer look.

Some Good News (Finally) for Bobwhite Quail

June 23, 2014

It's been grim times for the bobwhite quail, as wild populations have fallen due to habitat loss and other reasons. However, through careful efforts and occasional luck from Mother Nature, they have stabilized and even resurged in certain southern and Midwest states.

Chinese Villagers Nabbed for Capturing 20,000 Waterfowl

June 20, 2014

As reported by Chinese media, villagers from Peixian, Jiangsu Province, China, were arrested in May for the capture of an astounding 20,000 moorhens.

Moose Challenges Nesting Geese, Gets Whipped

June 16, 2014

A moose in Rocky Mountain National Park got a little to close to a nesting pair of Canada geese last week. Kyle Wintersteen takes a look at how the confrontation played out.

A Wingshooter's Off-Season Checklist

June 13, 2014

If one sits idly by all summer long, it's hard to imagine him dusting off his shotgun in October and enjoying a successful season. If you're looking for ways to stay sharp, check out Kyle Wintersteen's off-season checklist for wingshooters.

Delta Waterfowl's Duck Cam Returns for Spring

June 09, 2014

As part of its annual spring-nesting research, Delta Waterfowl positioned "Duck Cams" last year at various waterfowl nests. The organization has brought back the camera for 2014.

Wisconsin Cop Helps Mother in Need

June 06, 2014

Kudos to this anonymous Eau Claire, Wisc., police officer, who saw a mother in need and took immediate action.

5 Reasons Life is Better with a Dog in the House

June 02, 2014

Just a generation ago, the prevailing wisdom was that "Dad's hunting dog" belonged outside, in a kennel. That mindset has largely changed in recent years, and Kyle Wintersteen firmly believes the development is a turn for the better.

Two Great Mobile Apps for the Waterfowler

May 30, 2014

Now when your friends bust you on the phone in the duck blind, you can claim waterfowl-related research. Here are two apps that Kyle Wintersteen would recommend to any waterfowler.

Woman Attacked by Duck Files $275,000 Lawsuit

May 26, 2014

An Oregon women has filed a $275,000 lawsuit against the owner of a duck that allegedly attacked her in 2012. Kyle Wintersteen has so many questions.