Season of Challenges Ends in Triumph

January 30, 2014

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.

What I Want My Son to Know About Duck Hunting

January 24, 2014

A letter from father to son.

Fur Prices at 30-Year High—Good for Ducks?

January 12, 2014

Driven by rising demand in China, Korea, and Russia, fur prices are at a 30-year high.

Calif. Hound Ban Fuels Lowest Bear Harvest in Decades

January 12, 2014

As we reported in late 2012, California passed a ban on hunting bears with hounds. Now we learn that the effects of its implementation were felt immediately.

A Duck Hunting...Chihuahua?

January 08, 2014

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

DU-Supported Bill Would Raise Duck Stamp Price

January 03, 2014

A Ducks Unlimited-supported Senate bill introduced last month could raise the price of a federal duck stamp for the first time since 1991.

Hauck: Do Bells Really Spook Pheasants?

December 31, 2013

Do you hunt with a bell and, regardless, do you think its ringing is disruptive to pheasants?

Spaniel Revived During Pheasant Hunt with Mouth-to-Snout

December 17, 2013

When Tom Foster's springer spaniel didn't finish a retrieve, the Minnesota hunter went looking for him. He found the do, on its back, unconscious and drowning at the bottom of a 6-foot hole.

"Duck the Halls" Float Entertains at Christmas Parade

December 16, 2013

A group of duck hunters from Chesapeake, Va., have assembled a parade float that just about everyone can appreciate.

Video: Seal Jumps in Hunter's Layout Boat

December 11, 2013

A group of hunters off Cape Cod had a close encounter that Kyle Wintersteen's not sure he's ever heard of before.