Hunting Ducks In Flooded Timber: Part 2

In states without coastlines, waterfowlers can still take advantage of fine hunting by hitting the rivers and flooded timbers. Backwaters off the major river systems like the Mississippi and Ohio provide some of the most outstanding duck gunning found anywhere.

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A Point On The Prairie

Imagining what was about to happen was not possible. I didn’t believe it until they were right before my eyes. One thousand bluebills swirling in the sky was too much to force discussion; only wide-eyed glances were exchanged between my father and I. The hunting was awesome in North Dakota!

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Hunting Late Season Geese

Late season geese may be a bit tougher to come by than they are on opening day, but the effort is worth it. During this time, it is much more important to use camouflage, calls and decoys to bring wary geese into range. Here’s how.

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Steel vs. Tungsten: A Duck Hunter’s Opinion

After a duck hunting outing, my partner and I decided that steel shot was a thing of the past for us; tungsten was now our non-toxic shot of choice. Even if they changed the law and once again allowed lead, we were sold on Federal Cartridge tungsten.

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Head North For Saskatchewan Fun!

We hunted out of a row of 4-foot deep by 2-foot in diameter pits with camouflaged flip-top covers. Flocks were upon us in no time and the geese made several passes, gradually getting lower and lower … and louder and louder. At times it sounded like the Battle of Britain as squadrons of Canada honkers and snow geese came in low!

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Addressing Post Season Retrieving Problems: Part 2

Now that your dog responds to commands, in Part 2, we will look at how to
put it all together. Our initial goal was to get the dog to come back with the
bird after he has found it so now we have to use these few commands to do so. Put an end to bad retrieving tendencies now!

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