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Shotguns

Making the Case for the 28-Gauge Shotgun for Waterfowl Hunting

With proper expectations and selective shot placements, the tight-shooting, featherweight

Matt Zvolanek

Weatherby 18i Waterfowler: Shotgun Review

The Weatherby 18i waterfowler shotgun is a straight up, supercharged 12-gauge duck killer.

Jeff Johnston

Browning A5 16 Gauge Waterfowl Shotgun: First Look

Wildfowl Editor Skip Knowles talks with Rafe Nielsen to learn about the new Browning A5

Skip Knowles

Shotgun Review: Winchester SXP Field

Reliability is the name of the game for this cost-effective, pump-action waterfowl slayer.

Jeff Johnston

The Toughest Duck Guns

Field-tested in the harsh conditions of Alaska, these top-performing shotguns are built to

Scott Haugen

Ammo

Best Waterfowl Hunting Shotgun Ammo Loads for 2022

The new year brings several new shotshell selections as other tried-and-true ammunition

Wildfowl Staff

HEVI-XII Tungsten Shot Shells: Full Review

A super-lethal waterfowl hunting load from HEVI-Shot.

Jeff Johnston

Remington Big Green Ammo is Back in the Duck Blind

Associate Editor Nathan Ratchford talks to Joel Hodgdon about some exciting news from

Nathan Ratchford

Top Waterfowl Shotgun Ammo Loads of 2021

From trusted steel shotshells to newer non-toxic offerings, here are our top picks to load up

Jace Bauserman

Fiocchi Waterfowl Loads

Skip Knowles is with Christian Hogg to chat about Fiocchi's Ammo and their plans for the

Wildfowl Staff

Kent Cartridge: Masters of Ingenuity and Innovation

Coming up on their 25th anniversary, Kent continues to provide waterfowl hunters with

Chris Ingram

Calls

Top Duck Calls of 2021

Whether you are choosing your first duck call or adding another quacker to your lanyard, check

Wildfowl Staff

Top Goose Calls of 2021

The short list of our favorite short-reeds that should have a place on your lanyard this

Wildfowl Staff

Best Goose Calls of 2020

Find the perfect goose call that fits you with our lineup of favorites for 2020!

Joe Genzel

Greenhead Gear: Mallard Decoys & Calls

Dupe mallards with our top picks for decoys and calls in 2019.

Tony J. Peterson

Cowboy Fernandez Commemorative Yentzen Classic Duck Call

As Groves, Texas duck call maker Sure-Shot Game Calls celebrates their 60th anniversary during

Lynn Burkhead

Best Duck Calls of 2018

We found the best of the best for calling in ducks in 2018. Check out our top picks!

P.J. Reilly

Decoys

Top Duck Decoys of 2021

From floaters and full bodies to confidence decoys, these are our favorite fakes for this

Wildfowl Staff

New for Dakota Decoy Company in 2021

Checking out the new X-Treme Full Body Pintail decoys from Dakota Decoy Company.

Wildfowl Staff

Lifetime Decoys FlexFloat Decoys

Checking in with Lifetime Decoys and the new additions to their FlexFloat decoy lineup.

Wildfowl Staff

Final Approach Live Series Floating Duck Decoys

A hands-on overview of the ultra-realistic Live Series duck decoys from Final Approach.

Wildfowl Staff

Top Goose Decoys of 2021

With resident goose hunting season kicking off for many waterfowl hunters, our team set out to

Wildfowl Staff

Top Duck Decoys of 2018

Check out our picks for the best duck decoys this season!

Drew Palmer

Blinds

Skid-Scaffold Duck Blind

A Mississippi duck hunter improves his winning 2010 Boats and Blinds Contest entry by going

Mike Marsh

Upside Down Duck Boat Blind

Foolish fowl turn themselves inside-out to land in front of this creative craft.

Mike Marsh

Cam-Activated Concealment

Invisible to incoming birds, this duck boat blind sets up fast.

Mike Marsh

Rig'Em Right Xtreme Ghillie Layout Blind Review

A hands-on video review of the new and incredibly innovative ghillie layout waterfowl hunting

Chris Ingram

Pop Open Duck Boat Blind

An Ontario waterfowler's boat blind pops open like a quack-in-the-box.

Mike Marsh

Blind Spot Outdoors Custom Skid Blind

Sneak peek at the custom built blind offerings from Blind Spot Outdoors.

Wildfowl Staff

Clothing & Waders

Top Waterfowl Hunting Clothing, Camo, & Waders of 2021

Here is a list of our favorite outerwear for duck and goose hunting this season.

Wildfowl Staff

Banded-Avery Waterfowl Clothing for 2021

Taking a closer look at new camo clothing offerings from Banded-Avery.

Wildfowl Staff

Exploring the Clothing Lineup from Drake Waterfowl

Drake Waterfowl has designed a complete clothing system to keep you comfortable from the first

Wildfowl Staff

Nomad Outdoor Waterfowl

A sneak peek at the upcoming waterfowl camouflage from Nomad Outdoor.

Wildfowl Staff

New SITKA Women's Waterfowl Lineup for 2019

SITKA Gear waterfowl product manager Jim Saubier shows off the Bozeman, Montana company's full

Lynn Burkhead

For Dogs

Top Retriever Gear of 2021

From training tools to hunting equipment, here is a list of our must-haves for you and your

Tony J. Peterson

Lucky Duck - Lucky Kennel Intermediate

Talking with Lucky Duck about the Intermediate Lucky Duck Dog Kennel.

Wildfowl Staff

Best Dog Training Gear

Top gear for you and your retriever as you prep for the next hunt.

Wildfowl Staff

Dog Discipline Tips & Gear

Take it from a pro: Less is more.

Joe Genzel

Best Dog Training Dummies & Bumpers

Teach your hunting retriever the right way with these must-have tools.

Tony J. Peterson

5 Best Duck Dog Kennels

These five crates are designed to keep your retriever safe in transport!

Tony J. Peterson

Boats

DIY Aluminum Layout Boat

This open water layout boat portends doom for Maryland's sea ducks and divers.

Mike Marsh

Best Duck Hunting Boats for 2021

The fall hunting season is coming with a new dawn for kick-butt duck boats.

Wildfowl Staff

How to Build a Stealthy Duck Boat Blind

This custom configuration is a delight for fiberglass fanatics.

Mike Marsh

High-Fives For a High-Sided Rowboat

A little man-genuity makes a Bay State hunter's boat-blind perfect for Massachusetts puddlers

Mike Marsh

Divers Drop in at the Tiki Hut

A Maryland hunter hides his boat blind with Tiki hut mats, making it invisible to decoying

Mike Marsh

Creating the Perfect Sneak Boat

A Florida hunter's water-level stealth machine is surprisingly stable.

Mike Marsh

Accessories

2022 Wildfowl Father's Day Gift Guide

If dad is a passionate waterfowler, we've put together a one-of-a-kind gift list just for him

Wildfowl Staff

2022 Snow Goose Season Gear Guide

Whether you live in a light goose migration hotspot or burn up the flyway highway, snow goose

Jace Bauserman

Quack Apps: Top 6 Must-Have Mobile Apps for Waterfowlers

Level up your duck, duck, goose game by geeking out on the latest and greatest mobile

Chris Ingram

Top Waterfowl Hunting Accessories of 2021

All of the gear, gizmos, gadgets you need to make your season even sweeter.

Joseph Albanese

Top Waterfowl Shotgun Chokes of 2021

Designed for producing denser, harder-hitting down-range patterns, these choke tubes should

Wildfowl Staff

Final Approach EZ Grab Silhouette Decoy Bag

A first glimpse at the revolutionary rail system silhouette decoy bag from Final Approach.

Wildfowl Staff

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