Skills that Kill: 5 Secrets to Mastering the Goose Call

Mark Romanack - July 20, 2016

It never hurts to be a whiz kid on the ole duck or goose call, but the ability to make the right


Calling Ducks: Tips to Remember While in the Blind

John Taylor - July 05, 2016

When I began trying to call ducks as a boy in the 1950s, about everyone who owned a duck call


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

P.J. Reilly - February 02, 2016

Ahhh, there's nothing like the smell of fresh acrylic in the morning. New honker hunters are

Decoy Tips

Decoy Tips

When to Use a Small Decoy Spread

Jack Ballard

There are times when ducks are more susceptible to diminutive decoy rigs'here's how YOU can take advantage.

Decoy Tips

Motion Decoy Know-How

Skip Knowles - May 24, 2017

Day 1 Daybreak arrives over a small water puddler setup facing a fickle north wind, conditions

Decoy Tips

Score Big with Small Spreads

M.D. Johnson - October 14, 2016

It felt like yesterday that honker season came to an end in southwest Washington. And here we are



Gun Dog First Aid in the Field

Tyler Shoberg

Gun dogs are going to find trouble, and you need to be prepared. Make sure you have these supplies at the ready!


Does Your Duck Dog Need A Pro Trainer's Help?

Tony Peterson - August 21, 2018

If you think your pup could benefit from a pro dog trainer, the sooner the better says author Tony J. Peterson.


How to Start Over When You Lose a Gun Dog

Tom Dokken - June 21, 2018

Starting over with a new hunting pup can be a challenge. Follow Tom Dokken's tips for making a wise decision when choosing your next gun dog.

Hunting Tactics

Hunting Tactics

The Best Way to Hunt Ducks on Public Land

Tony Peterson - September 24, 2018

Duck hunting on public land can mean a lot of hunter competition. Follow these tips for upping your odds when you don't have access to private land!

Hunting Tactics

Easy One-Duck Hunts

Tony Peterson - September 04, 2018

You can still get your duck fix when you have limited time and minimal gear. Follow these tips for a quick and easy hunt!

Hunting Tactics

Hunting Snow Geese Solo

Joe Weimer - January 26, 2018

It was quiet. Quiet enough that the only thing keeping me awake was the occasional blast of the



The Best Crops for Attracting Waterfowl

Brad Fitzpatrick

Follow these rules to live by for killing more ducks than your neighbors.


High-Tech Duck Scouting

Tony Peterson - July 18, 2018

Using high-tech tools such as aerial photography and smartphones for duck scouting hasn't quite caught on like it has in deer hunting. Here's why it should!


Deadly Waters: 11 Survival Tactics Waterfowlers Need To Know

David Hart - May 24, 2017

Drowning and hypothermia are the two deadliest killers of waterfowlers. Here's what you need to

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