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Silhouette Strategies: Why 2-D Decoys Dominate

by P.J. Reilly

Sean Mann is a silhouette guy. And his explanation is simple for sticking with the flat fakes, while the honker-hunting… more »


Tips for Developing a Postseason Retriever Training Plan

by Tom Dokken

Most duck dogs are never further away from serious training than the day the waterfowl season ends. Hunting from early… more »


WILDFOWL Spotlight: War Eagle

by David Hart

World War II was over, the economy was booming and fish and game populations were thriving. Bill and Chick Ward,… more »


Spectra Shot 20-Gauge Load Review

by John Taylor

Over the past several years, I have twice lost a band on a coin toss. Not just a run-of-the-mill band,… more »


How Compact Action Cameras Are Changing the Way We Look at Hunting

by Skip Knowles

When surfer Nick Woodman grew fed up with the inability of video gear to capture great moments on film in… more »


Winchester Blind Side High Velocity Review

by John Taylor

In the past 30 years, waterfowler’s guns and ammunition have changed drastically for the better. There’s better barrel boring and… more »


What’s the Perfect Size for Your Decoy Spread?

by M.D. Johnson

It’s become a common sight come November here in the Midwest. Elsewhere too, I reckon, but I’m most familiar with… more »


WILDFOWL Spotlight: Hevi-Shot

by Skip Knowles

So you have a great idea for some duck-killing shotshells. How do you hit a home run and start a… more »


You Talk Too Much: Why Aggressive Calling Isn’t Always the Answer

by P.J. Reilly

Ahhh, there’s nothing like the smell of fresh acrylic in the morning. New honker hunters are showing up in fields… more »


Remington HyperSonic Review

by John Taylor

Pressure, Payload and velocity. It’s a delicate balancing act Remington has seemingly mastered with 1,700 fps HyperSonic, a super-hot non-toxic… more »


Green Against Greenheads: The USFWS’s Migratory Bird Management & Renewable Energy

by David Hart

An internal memo sent to employees of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Region 8 office touched off alarms throughout… more »


Tips for Protecting Your Bird Dog on Cold Water Retrieves

by Tom Dokken

A good friend and I were hunting from shore on the Potholes Reservoir in Washington State. We stared skyward over… more »


Federal Duck Stamp Fee Set To Increase

by David Hart

After years of stops and starts, waterfowl conservationists are finally getting their wish: The price of a Federal Migratory Bird… more »


8 Tips for Conquering Public-Land Walk-In Hunts

by Joe Genzel

We humped down the levy, almost a mile, three rookie public-land walk-in hunters. The groups behind us unwillingly (or maybe… more »


Wildfowl 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

by Wildfowl Online Staff

Waterfowlers are probably some of the most demanding hunters around, which also makes us some of the hardest to shop… more »


Shotgun Patterning Tips for More Kills This Season

by Brad Fitzpatrick

We’ve all been there. The birds are well in range, we swing through to the goose’s beak and smash the… more »


Conservation Corner: How Oil Dependence is Killing Ducks

by David Hart

They look like any other body of water from above. Some are tiny ponds in the arid southwest. Others are… more »


WILDFOWL Spotlight: Dakota Decoy

by Skip Knowles

How, in the crowded world of decoy manufacturing, did Dakota Decoy’s Bill Willroth so quickly carve out a major niche… more »


Read & React: Are Duck Migration Patterns Changing?

by David Hart

Waterfowl hunters love conspiracy theories. “How else can you explain the growing number of hunters who insist ducks are migrating… more »


Federal Black Cloud FS Steel Review

by L.P. Brezny

It is not big news that hunting across the country over the past couple of years, hunters have been witness… more »