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Stoping dog whining

Loudmouth Labs: How to Stop Dog Whining

by Tom Dokken

My first experience with a truly vocal duck dog occurred long ago when I was in high school. A good… more »

Traveling with hunting dogs

Must-Know Tips For Traveling With Hunting Dogs

by Mark Romanack

Traveling with hunting dogs is a lot like traveling with your wife. You can expect to take about triple the… more »

Correcting your distracted dog

Teach Your Distracted Dog to Focus on the Hunt

by Tom Dokken

A dog is never really finished until it has gone through distraction training. This is especially true for duck dogs… more »

Yamaha Viking Side-by-side

12 Innovative Waterfowl Products for 2016


Whether you’re looking for a new gun, health products for your best retriever, or decoys for the season ahead, WILDFOWL’s… more »

Tracking dogs with a GPS collar

5 Reasons Your Dog Needs a GPS Collar

by Tyler Shoberg

As sometimes happens on opening day, the shooters were rusty. Our gun dogs, fresh off a summer of training, were… more »

Duck Blind, DYI Duck Blind

DIY Kayak Duck Blind

by Mike Marsh

Brad Biere of St. Charles, Missouri, is 35 and has been hunting waterfowl for about 12 years. He is the… more »

Tips on decoying ducks

4 Classic Decoy Spreads You Need to Try

by M.D. Johnson

While there are no absolute guarantees when it comes to ducks and decoy spreads, it helps to have somewhere to… more »


Browning BXD Waterfowl Shotshell Review

by John Taylor

Old-time hunters will recall Browning was briefly in the ammunition business during the late 1970s. They’ll also recall the “power… more »

TealSteel Waterfowl Load

Kent TealSteel: The Real Deal

by John Taylor

They’re small birds that buzz the spinners tight, sometimes swinging wide and landing close (if you’re lucky.) You need wide,… more »

Duck blind, building a duck blind

Trash to Treasure: DIY Duck Blind

by Mike Marsh

When Mark Buckwalter was nine, he hunted an oxbow that flowed into the Susquehanna River. It was shallow enough to… more »

Declining Sea Duck Populations

Declining Sea Duck Populations Prompts Awareness

by David Hart

When Captain Jeff Coates started hunting sea ducks on the big water of Chesapeake Bay back in 1991, he was… more »

Conservation on banded birds

Band Tales: When Birds Wear Silver

by Bob Humphrey

In the lexicon of waterfowling they’re referred to as jewelry–those bands of silver sometimes sported by our web-footed quarry. That… more »

Ramsey Russell

Spotlight: Ramsey Russell

by David Hart

It’s okay to envy Ramsey Russell. You’re human. You might even wish you could work for him for a few… more »

Snow goose, snow goose decoy

Snow Goose Spread Strategy

by P.J. Reilly

Without question, spring snow goose hunting requires a large decoy spread. But the act of merely scattering a lot of… more »


3 Surefire Tips to Becoming a Better Shotgunner

by Brad Fitzpatrick

It seems almost impossible—3,653 clays broken in 3,600 seconds. An hour devoted to nothing but shattering 108 mm targets, one… more »

Duck Hunting Etiquette

Waterfowling Etiquette: Use Your Manners

by David Hart

Competition for prime spots results in bad behavior.

Heavy Shot Hevi Steel Load, Waterfowl Loads

Must-Have Waterfowl Gear for 2016

by Joe Genzel

Admit it, your waterfowl gear obsession is out of hand. That’s OK, you’re a duck hunter. From guns to blind… more »

Concealment while Snow Goose Hunting

10 Snow Goose Hunting Tips You Need to Know

by Sierra Langbell

Sometimes a passion can turn into such an obsession that looking back on your experience makes you question your own… more »

No aggressive calling for ducks and geese

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 »

Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades Camo, SHOT Show 2016

SHOT SHOW 2016: Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades Camo

by Wildfowl Online Staff

At SHOT Show 2016, there were many different types of new and exciting camouflage patterns on display. But none got… more »