Cut ‘Em!

Eastern Montana’s sugar beet fields during the heart of goose season are the perfect proving grounds for testing new Benelli shotguns .

Duck Hunting’s Dirty Dozen

Twelve nitty gritty late-season duck and goose hunting tips for hardcore hunters to apply this winter

Reduce The Goose!

The DNR will conduct controlled Canada goose reduction hunts at Ouabache, Shakamak, and Whitewater Memorial state parks in November. Similar reductions have occurred since 2007 and are part of a management plan that includes non-lethal methods also. Goose reductions will take place Nov. 28-29. These dates coincide with goose hunting...

Ready for Waterfowl Season: Part 2

Here is more great stuff from the Realtree Flyway Reporters to help you prepare for duck season—calling, shotguns, scouting, blinds, decoys and eight reasons why duck hunters are more hardcore than deer hunters.

Ready for Waterfowl Season: Part 1

From favorite decoy spreads to essential gear to hard lessons revealed, Realtree's Flyway Reporters talk duck hunting in this two-part waterfowl package

Three Summertime Retriever Drills

Joe Balog,'s waterfowl editor, demonstrates three easy drills to keep your duck dog in top form during the off-season months

10 Tips For Snow Geese

BISMARCK, ND -- Snow-sodden fields. Ankle-deep mud. Biting winds, driving rains and cold-to-the-bone temperatures. Spring snow goose hunters happily endure Mother Nature's unpredictable mood swings to chase geese that hold advanced degrees in survival. Snow geese can be older than you, and have witnessed, from their lofty, discriminating vantage point,...

Photo Contest Winners Announced!

The Deer Season and Waterfowl photo contests began back in September and wrapped up at the end of January. Each month, a panel of Realtree judges has sorted through the entries and picked their favorite photos. Now, it's February 7, and as promised, we've picked the winners of the...

New Guns and Ammo at the 2011 SHOT Show

The SHOT Show. Just walking around here creates something of a giddy feeling, like a teenage girl at the world’s biggest mall with the instructions, “Spend all the money you want. See you in three days.” (Well, at least if you like to hunt and shoot guns. If you don’t...

December Waterfowl Photo Contest Entries

Check out these entries to the Waterfowl Photo Contest! We received some great submissions for the Realtree Waterfowl Photo Contest in December. After carefully reviewing them all, we’ve picked a few of our favorites. These photos will be among the finalists eligible for winning gift cards to the RealStore...

Goose Getting In Maryland

Maryland Hunters Have Exceptional Goose Opportunities Annapolis, MD -- Governor Martin O'Malley joined the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in announcing Maryland's Atlantic Population Canada goose hunting season will kick off November 20. The season will run November 20 through November 26, 2010; and December 16 through January 29,...

Delta Says: Get Ready For Geese

Snow Goose Production Up, Strong Fall Flight Expected; 
Delta Waterfowl to Goose Hunters: ‘Get Ready’ WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Could a bumper crop of snow geese be in the offing for waterfowl hunters this year? 

Dr. Robert “Rocky” Rockwell, a biology professor at City University of New York and one of...