Duck Hunting Accident

December 3, 2012 by  
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Duck Hunting Accident

Wet in Arkansas Editor’s Note: This is an article about a duck hunting accident with one of our community members. In 2010 we had 13 inches of rain in December. So when we arrived in Brinkley the first week of January we drove into Dagmar to check the water level. Water was already over most [...]

Duck Hunting Games – The Long Morning Walk

April 10, 2012 by  
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Duck Hunting Games – The Long Morning Walk

by Blake Gipson It was Christmas morning and it was dang cold outside. What made this worse was the fact that I was lost. I better start this duck hunting games – the long morning walk story a couple hours before this. I got up as usual at 4am and gathered my gear in the [...]

Wood Duck Hunting Tips – Creek Hunting

March 6, 2012 by  
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Wood Duck Hunting Tips – Creek Hunting

Wood Duck Hunting Tips by James Benben The first major wood duck hunting tip you need to know is that they’re not a very decoy friendly bird. They will be at the beginning of the season, but after that different measures need to be taken. There are three main approaches to killing woodies. Pass shooting [...]

Duck Hunting Tattoos

January 12, 2012 by  
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Duck Hunting Tattoos

By Nick Roehl In the world of waterfowl hunting there are many ways to show your addiction for duck hunting. Some people put 50 stickers on their hunting rigs and trailers while others make team logos using computer programs such as Photoshop. Well there’s also another group of hardcore individuals that show their love for [...]

Dog Marsh Dog

July 26, 2011 by  
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Dog Marsh Dog

By: Bill Fontaine What is Dog Marsh Dog?  “There is a part of the Louisiana marsh that is so deep, so muddy, so full of ‘gators, and so full snakes that you send the dog to retrieve the birds and we call it a Dog marsh. A dog that retrieves in that hell hole is [...]

Cold Weather Duck Hunting

June 9, 2010 by  
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Cold Weather Duck Hunting

Perseverance, Cold Weather and Good Company By Chase Moore Whether good or bad, we’ve all had at least one memorable hunt we will simply never forget. Accompanying these memories are usually the folks you spend the hunt with, the circumstances both leading up to and throughout the hunt, and the end result. One hunt from [...]

Mississippi Duck Hunt

November 18, 2009 by  
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Mississippi Duck Hunt

By Tammy Sapp I’m not usually the kind of woman who hollers out to perfect strangers in public. But, my choices were continue lurking around a Memphis airport telephone booth or find out if the two women strolling by, one in a camouflage jacket, were my ride to Hunter’s Paradise Lodge. “Hey, are you Shannon?” [...]

First Limit

October 20, 2009 by  
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First Limit

As the orange sun began to set on the blue and gray North Dakota sky, I was truly amazed at what I was experiencing. Standing next to our truck, I watched in utter disbelief as hundreds upon hundreds of ducks, (pintails, mallards, wigeon) and other species starting descending into the surrounding potholes. A few hours [...]

The Best MN Waterfowl Opener

February 17, 2009 by  
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The Best MN Waterfowl Opener

By PJ Maguire The noon opener of the Minnesota duck season was the hardest thing for me to wait for when I was young. Typically this would be the first time I hunted waterfowl for the year. Now-a-days I am accustomed to hunting in the early goose seasons that are provided in Minnesota and other [...]

The Worst Hunting Day of My Life

February 11, 2009 by  
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The Worst Hunting Day of My Life

by Bernie Eckert Editor Note: This essay was submitted to us by a high school teacher for one of her students. Have you ever had one of those days when everything goes wrong? Well, trust me, you haven’t had a bad day until you go duck hunting and everything goes wrong. Back in the day, [...]

The Beginning of Duck Bands

December 17, 2008 by  
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The Beginning of Duck Bands

By Chris Hustad It was right around first light when I ventured outside of our sleeping quarters at J. Clark Salyer National Refuge Headquarters near Upham, ND last week (in early September). I noticed the picnic table was still full of grills, empty plates of goose, and some empty beer cans. Luckily, I packed it [...]

Hunting the Common Eider in Maine

December 17, 2008 by  
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Hunting the Common Eider in Maine

By Tony “Duckdiesel” Beal The Early Bird Gets the Worm, not so… As a life-long learner, I embrace what life has to offer and love to put my thinking into action. Generally speaking in terms of great sea duck hunting in Maine and elsewhere, one must be set up and ready before the first crack [...]

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