Hunting Dog Basics

December 17, 2008 by  

Hunting Dog Basics

By PJ Maguire Dogs are companions, first and foremost. As hunters with retrievers, we should always keep that in mind when training, hunting or playing with our dogs. The vast majority of your retriever’s life will be spent going for walks and chasing butterflies, not hunting. However, it is easy for us to forget that [...]

Homemade Duck Hunting Blinds

December 17, 2008 by  

Homemade Duck Hunting Blinds

Homemade Duck Hunting Blinds – How to Construct a Duck Blind By L. Cater (aka greenster) The art of using a ground blind to conceal oneself has dated back to the early 1500’s. Native Americans used these simple creations in the vast grasslands of the Midwest and the open Artic Tundra. Even though this tool [...]

Dead End Slough

December 17, 2008 by  

Dead End Slough

By Chris Hustad When I look back at the hunting and fishing memories throughout the years, I can really tell how much it influenced the blueprint of my life. I can remember my first walleye, largemouth bass, pheasant, and duck to name a few like it was just yesterday. But more than just the creature [...]

Duck Stew and BBQ Duck Recipes

December 16, 2008 by  

Duck Stew and BBQ Duck Recipes

Duck Stew – BBQ Duck Recipes – Wild Duck Breast Recipe Here are some of our favorite duck recipes in a series of recipes coming monthly from DuckHuntingChat.com members. This duck stew recipe was easy and quite good. I’m a fan of the slow cookers that I don’t have to babysite as much. Makes about [...]

Motion Decoys in your Spread

December 16, 2008 by  

Motion Decoys in your Spread

By PJ Maguire Nothing will cause wary waterfowl to stay clear of shotgun range like lifeless decoys. Allowing your duck or goose decoys to appear alive or have motion will increase your success in the water or field. Motion will bring birds closer to the decoys providing better and less-crippling shots. In this article, I [...]

Duck Hunting with Kids

December 16, 2008 by  

Duck Hunting with Kids

By John Potts (aka Crewchief 252) I have been duck hunting seriously for going on 40 years now, but in the last 3 years things have really changed. I now have a 13-yr old son who loves to go, and when you go from hunter to mentor your priorities change as well. Something right away [...]

Mossberg 835 Shotgun Cleaning Instructions

December 16, 2008 by  

Mossberg 835 Shotgun Cleaning Instructions

By L. Cater (aka greenster) Here’s the story on the Mossberg 835 shotgun. A friend purchased it for $25. It somehow made it to the bottom of a lake for 6 days before it was recovered. When it was brought to me the outside was clean, but I could not put in a shell or [...]

Urban Hunting

December 16, 2008 by  

Urban Hunting

By PJ Maguire It should come as no surprise that the biggest wildlife refuge in Minnesota is the Twin Cities. I would be willing to bet that there are more trophy bucks, Canada geese and mallard ducks in the city limits of the Metro than there are in out-state Minnesota. Of course this is just [...]

Hunting Teal in Nebraska

December 10, 2008 by  

Hunting Teal in Nebraska

By PJ Maguire Ever since I heard of the early teal seasons held by states south of Minnesota and North Dakota, I have wanted to participate in one of these hunts. When I first started hunting with my friend J.D. from Omaha, he told me tales of hunting these little ducks in September. Finally, this [...]

The Memories Through a Duck Band

December 10, 2008 by  

The Memories Through a Duck Band

By PJ Maguire I met Dave Easton in the fall of 2000 at the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house on the University of North Dakota campus in Grand Forks. Dave had a burning passion to pursue game in the outdoors and a Jeep. I had three-dozen mallard floaters and knowledge of waterfowl passed down from [...]

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