Snow Geese in the South Dakota Sky
Spring typically means the end of the line for waterfowlers and the beginning of "duck depression." There is a way to squeeze a little more action out of your season: a spring snow goose hunt. Managing Online Editor Shawn Skipper spent a week hunting the reverse migration in South Dakota this spring, armed with Remington's Versa Max Waterfowl Pro and Federal Premium's Black Cloud shotshells. Find out how he fared with this gallery.
Don't Get Hit in the Head by a Snow Goose
Sometimes surprises quite literally fall from the sky. This was one of those times.
Hard Core Brands Full-Body Snow Goose Decoys and Blind Bag
Those lucky enough to go after the geese of spring know that it’s all about the decoys, and the realism of these new full-body decoys from Hard Core will fool 'em every time.
Final Approach Introduces Express Foam Snow Goose Decoys
Final Approach's new snow goose decoy line provides hunters with a lightweight and collapsible option in the field.
Conservation Season in Southern Illinois
Waterfowl seasons as a whole have shut down by late February and early March, save one: snow goose conservation season. With the opportunity to unplug your shotgun, break out the electronic calls and dream about the possibilities of no bag limits, conservation season can make for exciting stuff when things go right.
Off to Illinois
Looks like I'll be stepping away from Virginia and NRA HQ for a bit next week—I'm trekking out to Illinois on a family hunting trip with my dad and a handful of longtime friends.
The diversity of species, nonstop action and generous bag limits offered by Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba are arguably unrivaled by any U.S. destination.
Five Tips for Snow Geese Conservation Hunts
With the freedom to unplug your shotgun, use electronic calls and, best of all, no bag limits, a conservation snow goose hunt offers plenty of off-season fun.
Dumbest Poacher Ever?
Folks, this may be the dumbest poacher I've ever seen. His alleged actions are so unfathomably stupid that I wouldn't even believe them to be possible if not for the photographic evidence.