Waterfowl Hunting

Do cupped wings and black Labs get you excited? We have migration reports from every flyway all season long, and duck- and goose-hunting tips posted year-around. If you’re a waterfowler, stop in for a visit.

  • Waves and Minutes: A Duck Hunter's Peril

    I’ve never been much for east winds. Can’t trust ’em. Sure, an east wind is really just like any other. But a northeasterly breeze on a dull winter day usually heralds snow or sleet that night. A straight easterly blow during spring typically brings a soaking rain and subsequent cold...

  • Duck and Goose Call Clinic: What's On Your Lanyard?

    I own way too many duck and goose calls. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course, but only a few of those qualify as indispensable tools on my lanyards for various waterfowling situations. That got me thinking. My favorite combinations were forged through personal experience, but I wondered what the...

  • Duck Hunting Royalty: Why the Mallard Reigns

    Anas platyrhynchos is the world’s most common and widespread wild duck ; even a frequent resident of parks, golf courses and city ponds. Yet when we sit by the fire and talk of fowling and hunts past, it becomes clear that we cherish and revere the mallard over all other...

  • 5 Ducks You'll Miss This Season

    We practice all summer, focusing hard on those clay targets, following proper form and swinging through the bird after we slap the trigger. Our score sheets look great, and confidence swells. Then we go out opening day and blow at least one or two opportunities. Hey, it happens. But why?...


  • Duck Hunting Nation

    There's waterfowl hunting in almost every state. Here's the scoop on where you want to hunt.

  • Flyway Reports

    Real waterfowl hunters giving up-to-date reports from the marsh in every flyway, all season long.