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Sneaky Tricks to Jump-Shoot More Ducks

Jump-shooting might be the simplest form of duck hunting. You walk or paddle down a stream or sneak up on a pothole. When surprised ducks flush, you shoot them (or at them). But as with any hunting method, some special tactics can improve your success rate. Try these sneaky tricks...


Time for September Teal

My stepson, Adrian, and I were hunting a small eastern Iowa marsh on the opening day of the state’s traditional five-day September any-duck season . The marsh was crowded but grew quiet soon after legal shooting time as the knots of homegrown mallards and squealing summer ducks headed for sanctuary...


Monster Bucks 27: Bill Jordan Deer Hunts in Texas

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Bill Jordan Released: August 6, 2019 Runtime: 2 minutes 45 seconds Watch Here: Bill Jordan Deer Hunts in Texas Realtree Founder and President Bill Jordan has probably killed more mature bucks than most hunters have seen...


Monster Bucks 27: Colton Jordan Tags a Nice Georgia Deer

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Colton Jordan Released: August 6, 2019 Runtime: 3 minutes 15 seconds Watch Here: Colton Jordan Tags a Nice Georgia Deer Bill Jordan’s son, Colton, enjoys deer hunting as much as Bill and Tyler do. He’s the...


Pay Dirt: Advanced Hog Trapping Tips

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Genre: Land management Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Slade Priest Released: August 19, 2019 Runtime: 4 minutes 27 seconds Watch Here: Advanced Hog Trapping Tips Hogs can be a very real problem for hunters, farmers and landowners. That’s especially true if you fail to...


Breeding Ducks Down Slightly, but Overall Populations Good

North America's spring duck population decreased by about 6 percent in 2019, but most species remain higher than long-term averages, and Delta Waterfowl said there's plenty of other good news for waterfowlers. Waterfowl Population Status, 2019 , released Monday, and based on surveys conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...


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Don’t Be a Shooting Range Jerk

In a perfect world, all hunters and shooters would be able to walk out their back door and burn a few rounds any time the mood strikes. Need to sight in a scope or work up a new handload for your deer rifle? No problem, just set a target 100...


Monster Bucks 27: Woman Takes Giant Late-Season Kansas Buck

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Makenna McFerrin Released: August 6, 2019 Runtime: 3 minutes 1 second Watch Here: Woman Takes Giant Late-Season Kansas Buck Mike and Bonnie McFerrin have been hunting for quite some time. They’re seasoned hunters. But their daughter,...


Monster Bucks 27: Bill Jordan’s Wide Southern Buck

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Genre: Deer hunting Produced By: Realtree Digital Cast: Bill Jordan Released: August 6, 2019 Runtime: 3 minutes 05 seconds Watch Here: Bill Jordan’s Wide Southern Buck Bill Jordan is recognized as the founder of Realtree camo. But he’s also known for his ability to...


How Much Wind Do Duck Hunters Need?

Duck hunters often gripe about flat-calm days, when most birds are content to loaf on the water and those that move won’t finish. But too much wind can actually hinder hunting efforts, making travel, setups and shooting difficult. That raises an obvious question: How much wind do duck hunters need...


10 Tips for Early Goose Season

It’s an hour before dawn, with stars twinkling in the sultry September air, and we’re lugging full-body decoys and silhouettes through some Minnesota wheat stubble. Sweat pours. Mosquitoes attack. But we brush in blinds, crawl inside, and wait for light. It comes, and we wait some more. I doze a...


Tested: Insights The Vision Hunting Pack

I’ve been putting The Vision pack from Insights Hunting through the wringer since last September. If you’ve never heard of this pack, it’s pretty innovative, and you can even strap it to the tree. A full season (and off-season) with this pack has shown me its true worth. Here’s the...


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