September Teal Hunting

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1 | Steptember Teal Hunting

Teal hunters don’t need big decoy spreads—a dozen or so blocks is about right.

2 | Steptember Teal Hunting

Early season teal are suckers for spinning-wing decoys.

3 | Steptember Teal Hunting

Best bring plenty of shells along for a teal hunt.

4 | Steptember Teal Hunting

Multiple misses are common.

5 | Steptember Teal Hunting

Teal respond readily to good calling. Whistles and nasally blue-wing quacks are best.

6 | Steptember Teal Hunting

Did we mention to bring plenty of shells?

7 | Steptember Teal Hunting

You don't need an elaborate blind for teal hunting. Wearing good camo and remaining motionless next to a bit of cover will often suffice.

8 | Steptember Teal Hunting

For shallow-water hunting, Texas-rigged decoys are by far the quickest setup.

9 | Steptember Teal Hunting

The object of your grill's affection - a September bulewing. Marinate, wrap in bacon, and grill to medium rare.