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Best New Waterfowl Blinds and Layouts for 2015

by P.J. Reilly

A thin line of pink sits low on the horizon as whistling wings overhead tell you they’re coming. Everyone tenses,… more »

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Killer Waterfowl Loads and Chokes for 2015

by Bob Humphrey

Waterfowlers are far more concerned with function than form, except maybe the “form” in performance. Serious hunters who burn up… more »

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Duck Commander’s 5 Best Labor Day Recipes

by David Hart

When most folks think of the Duck Commander, they think about all of the quality calls made by the Robertson… more »

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Best New Waterfowl Decoys for 2015

by M.D. Johnson

My infatuation with decoys began with dad’s decoy bag, an eclectic mixture of mismatched plastic ducks rigged with olive-drab cord… more »

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Great New Waterfowl Shotguns for 2015

by John Taylor

Great shotguns command a price, and if you’re willing and able to pay, God bless you. But “introductory” guns offer… more »

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California Drought: Waterfowlers Face Bleak Season

by David Hart

The prediction of an epic fall flight isn’t bringing much joy to California duck hunters. The state is locked in… more »

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Best New Waterfowl Boats & Motors for 2015

by David Hart

Snow pelted us, the rush of cold air finding every gap in our layers of clothing. Whoever said getting there… more »

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How It’s Made: Exploring Rio Ammunition’s New Texas Facility

by John Taylor

The familiar clikckety-clack of loaders turning out boxes of shotgun shells in mere seconds is a familiar sound in an… more »

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What You Need to Know When Planning Your Next Canada Fowling Adventure

by Brad Fenson

It was the classic day in Canada. The early October sunset created an ideal backdrop at the end of a… more »

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3 Surefire Tips to Becoming a Better Waterfowl Hunter

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 »

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WILDFOWL Spotlight: Avery Outdoors

by David Hart

After spending part of the 1993 season hunting from a boat with a custom-made blind on the Mississippi River, Tom… more »

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Killing Cancer: How Veterinarians Are Keeping Dogs Hunting Longer

by Kyle Wintersteen

Four of the most gut-wrenching words a veterinarian can utter are “your dog has cancer.” It’s a life-changing diagnosis that… more »

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What’s the Best Method to Control the Snow Goose Population?

by David Hart

It was supposed to be the solution for too many geese and not enough nesting habitat. Biologists hoped electronic callers,… more »

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4 Drills to Help Your Dog Master Multiple Retrieves

by Tom Dokken

Good duck dogs need to know how to count—at least to two, anyway. Eventually, they should be able to count… more »

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15 Awesome Retrieving Photos You Need to See

by Wildfowl Online Staff

As any waterfowler who hunts over a dog knows, the real stars of the show are often the gun dogs… more »

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Cassoulet with Grilled Duck Breasts Recipe

by Jacques Haeringer

For the Beans: (Serves 8): 2 lbs Great Northern or other dry white beans 2 quarts water 1 large onion… more »

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How to Create a Killer Boat Blind on a Budget

by Mike Marsh

Ryan Gipson’s first hunt was for woodies with his dad. Just six or seven at the time, he fell in… more »

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Blast From the Past: Remembering New Jersey’s Famed Waterfowling

by John Taylor

Nowadays, the Jersey Shore is better known for sleazy reality shows and $1.99 streak and eggs after a night losing… more »

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Why Kansas is More Than Just a Greenhead Mecca

by Joe Genzel

Hard Core’s honky tonk tour bus pulled through the gates and we stepped off just in time to bear witness… more »

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CeLABrity Retrievers: Waterfowling Veterans and Their Top Gun Dogs

by M.D. Johnson

The sign read simply — PUPS.  Hand written on an old scrap of press board, it wouldn’t have stopped me,… more »