High-Tech Tricks to Fool High-Strung Ducks
Ducks alive this time of year are pretty adept at spotting trouble. To bag a daily limit now, look toward a high-tech advantage: motion decoys to draw wary birds, a drone to scrutinize your setup from high above and the HuntStand Pro mobile app to find new spots you overlooked months ago.
How to Pull Ducks Into Low-Visibility Setups
Filling your strap with ducks can be difficult if you can't see the birds and they can't see your spread. Consider this advice when hunting brush-choked ponds, wooded creeks and flooded timber and even in fog to convince ducks to drop in.
Tips and Tactics for Hunting Diver Ducks
Want to dabble in divers but don’t know how? Here’s a primer to get you started.
How to Become a Waterfowl Scout Master
The more you know and the better you play, the more you score—especially if you are where the ducks and geese want to be.
Duck Commander Q&A
Just in time for the prime migration, our guy caught up with Duck Commander general manager Justin Martin to learn the tricks the pros use to fill their straps.
21st Century Duck Hunting Tips
Duck hunters have more gadgets available to help them kill ducks today than at any other time in history. Don’t be afraid to use them.
Duck Hunting Tactics for Unusual Weather
When the weather throws a curve, waterfowl hunters that adapt succeed—those who don’t seldom have duck for dinner. Here are some scenarios that arise and how to overcome them.
How to Hunt Ducks on Small Water
Ditch the massive decoy spread and head upstream to find a small hidey hole that can pay off big.
Duck Hunting Tip: Follow Their Patterns
Most of us hunt in the morning and evening, but the ducks don't always stick to our timetable. Clear your schedule, and hunt during theirs.
Know-How: Why Motion Kills
Waterfowlers love wind. Because birds typically land into it, wind helps to channel ducks and geese in a definitive direction so you can set your spread and hide accordingly. It also moves the decoys, which makes them look more realistic and therefore more likely to fool your quarry.