By John Pollman
If you are planning a do-it-yourself waterfowl hunting
trip this fall, packing the right gear
can make the difference between a successful adventure and a dismal failure. Here are 10 often-overlooked items that you shouldn't leave home without.
1. Handheld GPS:
A satellite-aided navigation device on the dash of your pickup truck is invaluable when driving in unfamiliar country. Better yet, a handheld GPS unit will allow you to mark the exact spot where flocks of hungry mallards are feeding in an Alberta pea field. Using a GPS while scouting unfamiliar territory helps eliminate confusion early in the morning, when even a few lost minutes can mean missed hunting opportunities.