Waterfowl Hunting

Waterfowl Hunting

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  • Balog Goes To Stuttgart

    I’m in a rental car driving south through the Mississippi River Delta, reflecting on a duck season for the record books. The deserted highway allows my mind to drift slightly, remembering giant waves of mallards pouring in off the Great Lakes, clouds of divers blackening the sky. The Great Lakes...

  • Realtree Interviews USFWS Director Dan Ashe

    Dan Ashe was confirmed as the 16th director of the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service in June of 2011. This year he attended his first-ever SHOT Show, where he took a few minutes to meet with us to talk conservation, hunting and fishing policy, old shotguns and favorite duck recipes.

  • Nature Teaches Us to Call Each Spring

    Spring is finally in the air around my home state of Michigan. After a relentless, seemingly never-ending winter, complete with record snowfalls and massive ice-coverage across the big lakes, we are finally seeing the light. Literally. With the big thaw comes waves of ducks making their way to the breeding...

  • Should Michigan Up the Hen Mallard Limit?

    Big news is hitting the waterfowl chat forums around my home state of Michigan, as the Department of Natural Resources is considering changing the mallard bag limit to allow for two hens as part of the four-mallard daily quota. As we all know, the Federal framework sets the official "bag...


  • Duck Hunting Nation

    There's waterfowl hunting in almost every state. Here's the scoop on where you want to hunt.

  • Flyway Reports

    Real waterfowl hunters giving up-to-date reports from the marsh in every flyway, all season long.