Have ever put your heart and soul into setting up the perfect duck blind and decoy spread only to find the that the ducks had ‘flown the coop’ just before you started hunting them? Did you make a mistake or was it something more innate to the ducks? Perhaps it is time to switch to rapid-strike special-ops mode.
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Hot coffee, cold hands and a dog trembling with excitement… Waterfowling offers fast action and a great opportunity to share the hunt with family and friends. In case you have not already tuned up for ducks, here is your action plan.
Times are changing and conservation organizations such as Ducks Unlimited are praising the direction Secretary of the Department of Interior, Ryan Zinke has already taken on his first day in office. here is the full release from Ducks unlimited.
If you are serious about waterfowling, Black Cloud is a top contender to be your hunting partner. According to Federal Premium, you can also forget what you thought you knew about Black Cloud. It seems the Federal’s best got a makeover and is now even better. Here is the full release from Federal Premium.
Aimpoint announced the release of the new Aimpoint Micro S-1 sight at SHOW Show 2017. Designed specifically for use on shotguns with a ventilated rib, the Micro S-1 greatly enhances hit percentage for waterfowl and upland bird hunters, on the sporting clays course, and provides a compact, low-profile optic for turkey and deer shotgun hunters.
As the Official Camo of Ducks Unlimited (DU), Mossy Oak has developed a DU-specific Shadow Grass Blades pattern for DU partners. The DU-specific pattern features the DU logo embedded within the pattern, making it easy for waterfowlers to show their passion for hunting and support of conservation.
As avid waterfowl hunters, we’re surrounded with an onslaught of information on how to keep safe and warm in the nastiest, late-season conditions. But what about our number one hunting companion: our retrievers? What special considerations must be made for them?
Most goose hunters are never truly satisfied with their decoy inventory. Thankfully, a new era of decoys is upon us. It’s never been easier to deploy astonishingly realistic decoys quicker, more affordably, and with less concern for major maintenance issues. Whether new to the game or simply upgrading, investing in some really good decoys is economically doable for just about any goose hunter. However, there are several important things to take into account when building a goose spread.
When it comes to decoys, carving detail and realistic paint schemes are critical in putting incoming ducks and geese at ease, but incorporating a variety of natural and welcoming poses like feeders, sleepers and preeners will also help your decoy spread pass the eye test.
Practical ways to consistently call ducks are increasingly becoming lost in our modern teachings. As ducks in the wild never perform machine-gun feed chatter or ear-piercing hail calls, it stands to reason that our calling shouldn’t either. To consistently be successful in the field, hunters should first master the basics of calling, and then learn when to further expand their auditory offerings.