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Creative Tactics for Suburban Birds

Handy advice for hunting waterfowl near metropolitan areas

Drive through a city near a major waterfowl flyway and odds are you'll see hundreds of ducks and geese loafing on a shopping mall pond or grubbing away on green grass in a park or on a football field—safely out of reach of waterfowl hunters. At least they think they're safe!

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