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Calling

Skills that Kill: 5 Secrets to Mastering the Goose Call

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

Mark Romanack

Calling Ducks: Tips to Remember While in the Blind

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

John Taylor

22 Must-Know Duck and Goose Calls

Hunkering down in a layout blind in a cut cornfield or hugging a tree while standing waist

P.J. Reilly

Duck Calling Tactics

I sat in a blind on the south end of historic Beaver Dam Lake in Mississippi as the marsh came

John Taylor

Speaking & Calling

They have more in common that you might think

Jim James

Decoy Tips

Why You Should Be Using Confidence Decoys for Duck Hunting

Take your duck decoy spread to the next level by mixing in some other species.

Matt Zvolanek

Do Silhouette Goose Decoys Really Work?

We're in the midst of a modern revolution of old school hunting tactics, and skinny

Jace Bauserman

How to Decoy Ducks

Get them feet down and fully committed with these helpful tips and tricks.

Terry Denmon

Can You Decoy Wood Ducks?

Decoding the myth; yes, you can decoy wood ducks!

Scott Haugen

4 Classic Duck Decoy Spreads You Need to Know

While there are no guarantees when it comes to getting ducks to commit to a decoy spread, it

M.D. Johnson

How To Use Long Line Decoy Spreads

Don't be intimidated by all the clips, ropes and decoys; this open water tool is not as tricky

Ken Bailey

Retriever

Boykin Spaniel: Hunting Dog Breed Profile

A deep dive into one of the dog breeds developed specifically for duck hunting.

Chris Midgette

Dog Safety for Diver Duck Hunting

How to keep your duck dog safe in the cold water, currents, longlines, and chaos.

Chad Fix

How to Keep Your Retriever Safe During Duck Season

While they're out working for us, it's our job to keep ‘em safe. Here's how.

Tom Keer

Learn the Warning Signs of a Dangerous Dog

Some dogs are intolerant of strange dogs, and this can lead to fights—or worse.

Wildfowl Staff

Tips to Help Keep Your Dog Running Cool During Preseason Training

Preseason training means working dogs when it's hot and humid; fortunately, there are several

Wildfowl Staff

Hunting Tactics

How to Hunt Public Land Mallards

Strategies to get your share of public greenheads even when you can't be on the X.

Joe Weimer

How to Get More Geese in the Decoys: Wildfowl Playbook

Take a different approach on the big birds for more success this season.

Scott Haugen

Stack More Specklebelly Geese This Season with Some Tips from the Pros

Want to kill more white fronts, we've got several insights from some serious speck hunters.

Chris Ingram

Early Season Teal Hunting Tips

Rice rockets bring duck season in with a roar...are you ready?

David Rearick

So, You Think You Need a Duck Boat?

Big or small, a duck vessel brings great rewards and responsibilities.

Scott Haugen

How-To

Why You Suck at Shooting….and How to Fix Your Faults

Let's dump the excuses and go over common shooting mistakes waterfowl hunters make and how to

Foster Bartholow

Why You Suck at Scouting

No matter how good your hide, calling, and decoy set may be, if you haven't done your

Joe Weimer

Tips for Safely Hunting Waterfowl from a Kayak

Kayaks allow hunters to sneak into some of the best shallow water spots where the big boats

Matt Zvolanek

3 Worst Ways to Retrieve Ducks & Geese

How to recover the birds you knocked down when all else fails.

Chris Ingram

How to Make Diver Ducks, Mergansers, and Sea Ducks Taste Good

Tips and tricks for eliminating that strong gamey taste from these often-overlooked waterfowl.

Jack Hennessy

Complete Guide to Processing Waterfowl from Field to Freezer

Are you getting the most yield and flavor out of your birds at the end of the day?

Jack Hennessy

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