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Duck in Apple Cider Recipe

by Jenny Nguyen-Wheatley

Apples and ducks make a nice pairing; if you don’t enjoy duck because of its gamy flavor, try slow cooking… more »


9 Affordable Waterfowl Hunts

by Wildfowl Online Staff

There is nothing better than a good guided hunting trip and few things more frustrating than a bad one. Do some… more »


Wildfowl Editors Choose The Best New Waterfowl Gear

by Joe Genzel

Sorting through the wide array of guns, gadgets and gear to make our choices for great waterfowling products is a… more »

Photo by Drew Palmer

Duck Blinds 2017—Wildfowl’s Editors Pick The Best

by David Draper

You can have the most expensive new auto-loader, biggest spread of custom decoys, and the latest in technical apparel, but… more »


How To Finish The Trained Retrieve

by Tom Dokken

Editors Note: Part 3 in a Series It has taken two columns to get to this point, but your dog… more »

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‘Force Fetching’ Doesn’t Have To Be Draconian

by Tom Dokken

Editor’s Note: Part 2 in a series Last issue I broke down the importance of natural hold and carry, the… more »


Best New Waterfowl Apparel For 2017

by David Draper

This season’s introduction of camo clothes for waterfowling includes everything from traditional looks and cuts to high-tech camo made with… more »


11 Best New Shotshell Loads For Waterfowl

by Wildfowl Online Staff

Consistency is what pushes today’s shotshell makers to constantly improve new waterfowl loads they’re bringing to market. Keeping shot patterns… more »


Best New Waterfowl Shotguns for 2017

by John Taylor

The selection of new waterfowl shotguns for 2017 runs the full spectrum from  Turkish bargains to pricey Italian autoloaders. Those… more »


Ultimate Piece of Gear

by Skip Knowles

Shotguns and saltwater don’t mix. WildFowl Editor, Skip Knowles. snapped a shot of this rust-eaten 1998 Benelli Super Black Eagle… more »


5 Best Duck Boat Motors for 2017

by David Hart

With all of the reliable motors out there to power your duck boat, there’s no excuse to be the guy… more »

When introducing retrieves in cover, toss a dummy two or
three feet into the taller grass and send
the puppy in. Their instinct will be to
pick up the dummy and get out of the
cover, which brings them right back to

Retrievers: How To Develop Natural Pick Up And Carry

by Tom Dokken

Nearly all retriever puppies have an inherent desire to pick objects up with their mouth. But only a small percentage… more »

Dogs can overheat quickly
regardless of the temperature in the blind, keep your eyes open for critical first signs like diarrhea. Pale gums and a bright red tongue are additional signs.

How to avoid the dangers of overheating your waterfowling dog

by Tyler Shoberg

Dogs can overheat relatively quickly regardless of the temperature in the duck blind. Factors such as age, fitness level, coat… more »


New Super Black Eagle Is Awesome!

by Wildfowl Online Staff

Few auto-loaders stand up against the Super Black Eagle, and Benelli’s 3.0 version has all the makings of the greatest… more »


New Dawn for Black Cloud Ammo

by John Taylor

Black Cloud shotshells from Federal have always been bird killers. But using them came with a few caveats, i.e. no… more »


Retriever Health: Get Your Dog’s Feet In Shape

by Tyler Shoberg

Caring for your dog’s feet is a top priority, especially if you own a field dog that may cover miles… more »


Best New Duck Boats for 2017

by David Hart

Choosing a new duck boat isn’t easy simply because there are so many great designs out there just for waterfowlers…. more »


10 Surprisingly Affordable Dream Waterfowl Trips

by Skip Knowles

Traveling to hunt waterfowl is no longer elitist and many of the best dream trips are surprisingly affordable. One of… more »

Recipe for Jalapeno Grilled Duck

2 Easy Duck Recipes for Summertime Grilling


It’s summertime and the staff here at Wildfowl is cleaning out the freezer and firing up the grill for our… more »


Black Cloud Flex Performs Flawlessly

by Wildfowl Online Staff

Jim McConville has been chasing the snow goose storm his entire bird hunting career, but never timed it right. So… more »