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Short-reed Calling Tips

Three simple ways to master these challenging, yet effective calls

There are few sounds that get a waterfowl hunter's heart racing like those of a Canada goose. A single, distant honk is often all it takes to send hunters racing to close blind doors and scrambling to bring a lanyard full of calls to the ready.

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Waterfowl Migration Map & Resources

Waterfowl Migration

Follow the ducks year-round with our migration tracking tools.
Decoy Tips

Decoy Strategy

Make the birds commit using a number of helpful decoy tips.
Retriever Training

Dog Training

Tips on training your dog and keeping him healthy off-season.
Shooting Tips

Shooting

Make every shot count with these shotgunning tips.
Duck Calling Tips

Duck Calling

Improve your calling with these helpful tutorials and videos.
Duck Hunting Tips

Hunting Tips

These tips will make you a better duck hunter.

Delicious Waterfowl Recipes

Delicious Waterfowl Recipes!

Learn some new and appetizing ways to serve up the ducks and geese you bring home! Learn more.

Waterfowl ID

Waterfowl Identification Learn details and listen to audio for some of the most common ducks and geese in North America.

Ducks Unlimited & Hunting

DU & Hunting DU was founded by a group of waterfowl hunters more than 75 years ago, and today 90 percent of DU members are hunters.

Through the support of this sportsman constituency, DU has been able to conserve more than 13 million acres of habitat across North America.

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