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,...

  • Truths, Suspicions and Other Utterly Pointless Observations from the Past Duck Season

    The end of duck season lets us reflect on our days afield, ponder many observations from the marsh and forge some strong opinions about the state of waterfowling. As such — and having little of substance to write about — I thought I’d share some of the thoughts that have...

  • Rewind: Views of the 2017-'18 Duck and Goose Hunting Season

    The 2017-’18 waterfowl season brought a bit of everything: an unseasonably warm early season, some arctic freezes after the holidays and plenty of surprises throughout. But the question everyone asks is, “How was it?” Of course, when trying to determine the overall quality of any season, the answers are subjective...


  • 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.