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Waterfowl Hunting Destinations

While good waterfowl hunting can be found across this continent from the Arctic to the Everglades, there are certain locations that regularly attract extraordinary numbers of birds. These are the places that waterfowl hunters dream about during the off-season and where many of us hope to hunt at least once in our lives. Over the years, Ducks Unlimited has sent correspondents to many of the hottest waterfowl hunting areas in the United States and Canada. The following reviews of great waterfowl hunting destinations (in no particular order) are based on their reports.
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10 Great Cities for Waterfowlers
Some of the nation's best waterfowling is only a short drive away from these metropolitan areas

15 Great Places to Hunt Waterfowl
When it comes to planning a waterfowl hunting trip, location is everything

Top Duck Destinations
Where America's most popular species congregate

Photo Essay: The Havre de Grace Decoy Museum
Enjoy our visual tour of the museum

Field Reports: 2012 Spring Habitat Conditions
Significant rainfall will be needed to maintain or improve wetland habitats in many important waterfowl breeding areas

Duck Hunting without the Crowds
A sampling of public waterfowling hotspots often overlooked by hunters

South Dakota Spectacular
The hunt of a lifetime is the reward for days of hard scouting in this state's prairie pothole country

Great Rivers for Waterfowling
America's rivers are rich with waterfowling opportunities and traditions.

Duck Hunting in Flooded Grainfields
Flooded grainfields are consistently among the most productive waterfowling hotspots

Going Public
Many of the author's favorite waterfowling memories were made on public lands, open to one and all

Devils Lake Ducks
This sprawling North Dakota lake offers endless public hunting opportunities for freelance waterfowlers

Diver Quest
A layout-gunning adventure for diving ducks in southern Ontario

High Desert Waterfowling
A Nevada duck and goose hunt

Atlantic Odyssey
A waterfowling adventure down America’s most historic flyway

The Sooner the Better
When the weather turns cold, thousands of waterfowl pour into Oklahoma’s northern tier.

The Duck Hunter's List
10 things all waterfowlers should do in their lifetime

Goose Towns
These venues have become a part of America's waterfowling heritage

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