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News & Tips: Do You Speak Duck? Take This Duck Calling Quiz to Find Out...
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Do You Speak Duck? Take This Duck Calling Quiz to Find Out

September 18, 2018
Some days, ducks are suckers for a call … almost any call. On other days, even world champion duck callers can’t get them to even turn their heads. Yet calling is an important and intriguing part of…
News & Tips: Ponds & Potholes: Taking Advantage of Late Season Duck Magnets...
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Ponds & Potholes: Taking Advantage of Late Season Duck Magnets

January 23, 2015
After enduring months of hunting pressure on sprawling lakes, bays and sounds, there’s nothing a late-season duck wants more than a quiet, secluded spot to hide out. Small, neglected potholes and…
News & Tips: How Hunters Fund Conservation Through the Federal Duck Stamp Program...
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How Hunters Fund Conservation Through the Federal Duck Stamp Program

October 26, 2014
Many of the people who buy a federal Duck Stamp probably don’t realize how important this conservation program has been to the healthy duck and goose populations we now enjoy across the United States…
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4 Common Duck Hunting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

October 19, 2014
With duck populations at the peak of long-term averages, expectations for every hunt are always high. The reality is, even when ducks are plentiful, hunts can fall short of expectations. And it may…
News & Tips: Wisconsin Early Teal Season Tests Duck Identification Skills...
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Wisconsin Early Teal Season Tests Duck Identification Skills

September 10, 2014
For the first time in the northern hunting region history, Wisconsin decided to hold an experimental early teal season. This early season was slated for seven days and hunters were only able to shoot…
News & Tips: Fix These 7 Early Teal Season Mistakes...
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Fix These 7 Early Teal Season Mistakes

August 22, 2014
  Cinnamon teal ducks in flight. Photo credit: Magnus Manske, commons.wikipedia.org   Hunters often look forward to early teal season as the first opportunity to hunt ducks for the year. The reason…
News & Tips: Duck hunting: 3 Tips for Early Season Teal Success...
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Duck hunting: 3 Tips for Early Season Teal Success

August 21, 2014
Blue-winged teal are very early migrators. One avid waterfowl hunter, Diamond Dunn of Corning, Arkansas, has said he's seen them in his area as early as the first week of August. A cold snap up north…
News & Tips: Choke Tubes and Practice: Keys to Being a Better Shot...
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Choke Tubes and Practice: Keys to Being a Better Shot

February 9, 2014
With the duck season now closed almost everywhere, images of unfilled limits of ducks or geese linger on my mind along with all the mistakes I made. Perhaps you have started pulling your decoys and…
News & Tips: What Makes a Good Duck Call?
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What Makes a Good Duck Call?

January 26, 2014
Duck calling is definitely a work of art. I would also submit that it can be an acquired skill. I'm not as seasoned a duck hunter as others, although I love duck hunting and one of my New Year's…
News & Tips: The Future of Duck Hunting
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The Future of Duck Hunting

December 12, 2013
Many waterfowl hunters have reported their best year ever in the duck blind. It is certainly another banner year for ducks. With more than 45 million mallards, teal gadwall and other species winging…
News & Tips: Wing and a Prayer
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Wing and a Prayer

November 29, 2013
This season started with a bang! The pun is intended. As a member of the RedHead Field Staff hunting team, I look forward to waterfowl season all year long. As much as I love to fish, watching geese…
News & Tips: Duck Season From First Frost to Arctic Blast...
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Duck Season From First Frost to Arctic Blast

November 27, 2013
By Dale D. Humburg, Ducks Unlimited chief scientist The season's about half over. Ducks begin migrating south in late August and start northward in February. Late November is in fact about halfway…