Delta Waterfowl Video: What Really Drives Duck Numbers?
March 31, 2020
Why breeding season and production are critical
Like most waterfowl hunters, you've probably wondered why duck numbers seem to fluctuate from year to year. In this video, Dr. Frank Rohwer, president and chief scientist at Delta Waterfowl, explains why events on the breeding grounds really drive annual duck populations.
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Realtree waterfowl editor Brian Lovett has been an obsessive duck and goose hunter for more than 30 years, chasing his passion on the Dakota prairies and the marshes and open water of his home state of Wisconsin. He's been a writer and editor in the outdoors industry since 1991.