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Return of the King: Canvasback Population Rebounding

by Brad Fitzpatrick 4

As dawn broke gray and cold over the Wye River East in Maryland, Jayson Wilt and his 11-year-old son, Dylan, sat in… more »


Why Geese Make the Best Duck Decoys

by Kyle Wintersteen 3

There is a magic about duck hunting in that we enjoy it as much now as when we were young… more »


‘Dead Hens Don’t Lay Eggs’: Should Hunters Shoot Female Ducks?

by David Hart 5

In 1989, Delta Waterfowl adopted a program that encouraged hunters to shoot fewer hens, called “Voluntary Restraint.” It came on… more »


Habitat Decline Spurs Waterfowl Protection Programs

by David Hart 1

Last season may have been one to remember, not only because a record number of ducks flew south, but because… more »


Precious Metals: Wildfowl’s Banded Birds Gallery

by Gary Kramer 0

They hypnotize us, mesmerize us, enchant, haunt and beguile  us. But most of all, the bands that glimmer from the… more »


Easier Close-Range Gunning with Federal Loads

by L.P. Brezny 0

Sunrise over a western South Dakota stock dam can be a gamble for shooting puddle ducks. It’s tough working birds… more »


Building the Ideal Waterfowling Flat-Bottom

by Mike Marsh 1

  It’s obvious aluminum boats are the toughest and offer the best utility for building the ideal blind, judging by… more »


Bucks for Ducks: Increasing the Federal Stamp Price

by David Hart 0

It’s been the talk of the waterfowl community for the past 10 years, but this time, it just may happen… more »


10 Surprisingly Affordable Dream Waterfowl Trips

by Skip Knowles 2

Mario Andretti said it best: “if you wait, all that happens is you get older.” Back in the dark ages,… more »

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Hot Topic: Climate Change and Duck Season

by David Hart 12

Anyone who was slapping mosquitoes in Stuttgart in late December, wondering what happened to duck season, was hardly alone. Blame… more »

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