September - October 2014

SO14

10 Surefire Decoy Strategies

Setting the right spread that can convince even the wariest waterfowl will give you an advantage over other hunters. Here are 10 expert tips that will consistently help you close the deal.

2014 Waterfowl Forecast

Another large fall flight is expected as duck populations soar to new heights on the breeding grounds. By Matt Young.

Conservation: DU's Boreal Forest Initiative

Conserving one of the earth's most valuable ecosystems and a crucial breeding ground for North America's waterfowl. By Fritz Reid, Ph.D.

Cooking: Duck or Goose Tarts

These tasty little meat pies make perfect preseason appetizers. By Scott Leysath.

Looking Out for Our Interests

Insights from DU CEO Dale Hall

9 Essentials for Traveling with Your Retriever

Reduce stress on your retriever by following these nine tips.

State of the Ducks

A closer look at the remarkable diversity of North America's ducks and the status of their populations. Edited by Dale Humburg.

Ten Super Scouting Tips

Follow this expert advice to find productive new waterfowl hunting this season.

Top Tactics for Early-Season Ducks

Here's advice from four experts on how to make your early-season outings more successful.

Understanding Waterfowl: Flocking Together

While most waterfowl seek isolation during the breeding season, the birds are often highly gregarious the rest of the year. By John M. Coluccy, Ph.D., and Kassondra Hendricks.