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.

  • Avoid Duck and Goose Decoy Disasters

    Man, that decoy spread looks good in the dark. Illuminated by your truck’s headlights, you’re sure the hard work will pay off. Then failure. The birds don’t come or don’t land where you want ’em. Disaster strikes as hard as No. 2 steel. Are your sure-bet Canadas landing behind your...

  • The ABCs of Duck and Goose Decoys

    A lways have a Plan B in mind should your sure-bet decoy spread fail. B right days should have the decoys out in front and you on the shady side of trees in flooded timber. C hildren’s snow sleds can haul your load of decoys to and from your spots,...

  • Whiff Factors: Where We Miss Ducks and Geese

    I’ve punched holes in the air all around ducks and geese . Over them? Check. Under them? Yep. Behind them? Certainly. Heck, I’ve even shot in front of them. And sometimes, I’ve missed so badly I questioned whether my shells held any shot (cue muffled laughter from my hunting buddies)...

  • Road-Killed Waterfowl? The Struggle is Real

    While constructing a recent blog post about lightning killing snow geese in Idaho, I thought about other odd ways in which waterfowl die. Diseases play a big role. In some high-density situations, boats might fatally strike roosted birds before dawn. And most folks are aware of aircraft smashing into geese...


  • How to Goose Hunt

    How to Goose Hunt includes loads of tips, tactics and advice on goose hunting that can help beginning waterfowlers and field-blind veterans pursue geese more effectively.

  • 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.