November / December 2018

Archived from the November / December 2018 Issue

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2018 DU Waterfowler's Gift Guide

With the holidays fast approaching, check out these gift ideas for waterfowlers and other outdoor enthusiasts

Blasts from the Past

A season spent hunting with vintage gear brings back treasured memories from the author's youth
Story and Photos by Michael Furtman

Cooking: Pan-Seared Duck with Peppercorn Cream Sauce

This delicious, easy-to-prepare recipe will be a hit at your next dinner party or evening at duck camp

Retriever Tips for Duck Season

Here's how to get peak performance from your duck dog in the field

The History of the Retriever

A look back at the fascinating origins of the duck dog

The GMO Debate

Insights from DU CEO Dale Hall

Understanding Waterfowl: Tracking the White-Fronted Goose Migration

The distribution of midcontinent white-fronted geese has shifted in response to changing agricultural practices on the birds' wintering grounds

Waterfowler's World: Take 'Em!

Knowing when to call a shot—or not—is often a split-second decision based on years of experience

Shotgunning: Understanding Chokes

The right combination of choke and load can improve your shooting performance at the range and in the field

Advanced Tactics for Geese

Take your goose hunting to the next level with these 10 tips from the pros

The Many Benefits of Wetlands Conservation

Conserving these multipurpose habitats is important not only for waterfowl and other wildlife but also for people and the environment

Conservation: Ducks Unlimited's Lands Program

Private landowners are partnering with DU to protect crucial waterfowl habitats