Five Must-Read Books for the Duck Hunter

March 17, 2014

It is this time every year when the struggle with Duck Depression begins—a battle wingshooters will wage until fall's glorious return ushers in a new waterfowl season. Kyle Wintersteen offers a few ways to combat it, with these five must-read books for the duck hunter.

DU, NWTF, PF and QF Sign Agreement

March 14, 2014

Four of our largest wild bird conservation organizations—Ducks Unlimited, the National Wild Turkey Federation, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever—have signed a "Memorandum of Understanding" (MOU).

Champion Bird Dog Helps Heal Trainer's Heart Condition

March 10, 2014

One of the country's foremost field trial competitors has revealed to Yahoo! Music why he credits bird dogs with saving his life.

States Look to Ban PETA's Spy Drones

March 06, 2014

According to USSA, Illinois has already passed a drone prohibition, while Alabama, Tennessee, New Jersey and Hawaii are considering similar laws.

Dog Behaviorists: Your Dog's "Guilty Look" Isn't Real

March 04, 2014

Ever walk in the door and discover your dog with his head hung low and his sad, droopy eyes looking ever-so remorseful about something he's done? Well, according to some canine behaviorists, the dog isn't actually expressing shame. Kyle Wintersteen explains.

Owl Attacks Rabbit Trapper's Face

February 28, 2014

Kevin O'Neil of Nova Scotia can confirm that owl's do, in fact, have large talons.

Ducks Unlimited Canada: Initial Habitat Report Good to Excellent

February 26, 2014

Ducks Unlimited Canada has announced that it's initial habitat report suggests a strong breeding season for waterfowl.

Excuses for the Duck Hunter

February 24, 2014

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.

Mandarin Ducks on the Rise in Atlantic Flyway?

February 19, 2014

Kyle Wintersteen has received two separate, reliable reports of mandarin ducks in Pennsylvania. Are numbers on the rise?

Can a Gundog Be Too Controlled?

February 14, 2014

Sure, want your gundog to be obedient—but is there such a thing as too obedient?