Waterfowl

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  • Switch Up Setups to Shoot More Ducks and Geese

    You look forward to that peaceful moment. The decoys are set, and the boat is anchored, or the field blinds brushed in beautifully. All you have to do is relax and let the hunt play out. But sometimes, ducks and geese have other ideas. Many days, perfect hides or ideal...

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6 Tips for Opening-Day Duck Hunting Success

If you’re hoping opening morning of duck season will be successful, you should be doing more than hoping, according to Ryan Breish, one of the producers of Fowled Reality and The X on Realtree.com. “There are things we generally should do that we don’t do that we end up realizing...


5 Tips for Great Walk-In Waterfowl Hunts

Sometimes, the duck boat must stay on the trailer. Secluded sloughs or hidden timber holes beckon, and the only way to reach these unpressured hotspots is on foot. I’ve enjoyed great walk-in hunts in the cattail marshes of Wisconsin, the parklands of Manitoba and across the pothole-rich eastern portion of...


Go-To Spots of the Waterfowl Pros

At some point in your waterfowling career, someone will ask, “If you could only hunt one place, where would it be?” Maybe it’s the pothole where you shot your first duck or a familiar local wildlife area. Or perhaps it’s a far-flung destination you’ve only visited once. We all have...


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6 Duck Hunting Excuses (and How to Not Use Them This Season)

Every outdoorsman falls into the trap of using excuses to explain subpar days afield. Waterfowl hunters are no different. A psychologist might classify this behavior as a defense mechanism; our way of rationalizing a poor performance. Sometimes, those excuses are legitimate, as many factors can make waterfowling difficult or even...


Top States for 7 'Other' Diving Ducks

With a nickname like the king of ducks, canvasbacks are probably the most prized diver from coast to coast. However, cans don’t frequent every flyway or state equally, so many diving-duck hunters rarely get a crack at royalty. Instead, those big-water fans focus on other birds. That got me wondering...


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New Yamaha Four-Passenger Wolverine X4™ Side-by-Side

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, introduced the new four-passenger Wolverine X4™ Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle last week. Cool thing is it's available in Realtree Xtra camouflage, with overfenders and cast aluminum wheels (MSRP $16,899). ​Check out the view of this new Yamaha unit in our click-through gallery.


How to Hunt Property Lines

In the outdoor world, few things are more controversial than hunting property boundaries. As time goes by, it seems greed drives more and more hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts to do illegal or unethical things. It’s not because they can’t decipher right from wrong. It’s because people test and even...


British Wildfowling Adventures

Realtree Global joins Essex wildfowling in the beautiful British countryside for a wing shooting adventure. The Essex Wildfowling guys are out early to set up the decoys, they are expecting a tough but fun day in the wild as the conditions aren’t ideal for wildfowling, but that isn’t going to...


How to Goose Hunt

Consider this your ultimate goose hunting guide. This mega-feature includes loads of tips, tactics and advice on goose hunting, plus links to in-depth videos and articles that can help beginning waterfowlers and field-blind veterans pursue geese more effectively. There is a caveat. Reading this article and clicking on the associated...


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Canada Geese by the Calendar

It’s no secret that everything changes. The late David Bowie talked about it in 1971. Bob Dylan spoke of the “times a changin’” in 1964, which, incidentally, was the year I was born and — I’m guessing — long before most of you reading this entered the world, let alone...


The 2017 Chevy Truck with Realtree Xtra Camo

Are you a Chevy fanatic? Chances are great that you are. But even if you aren't, you will be after seeing the new 2017 Chevy truck with Realtree camo. Give it a look. And a test drive. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos...


Shooting Goose in South Africa

In this week’s episode of Realtree Global Hunting, Matt Cole, pigeon shooting specialist and Realtree Ambassador takes Javier for a day on the geese in South Africa. In an attempt to arrive at the field before the goose, they arrived while it was still dark, but a very cold and...


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