May 2009 Waterfowl Gear Guide

The e-newsletter editorial team has compiled some notable new waterfowl hunting gear for May:

PerfectFlow™ InstaStart™ 2-Burner Propane Grill Stove

Breakfast in the blind is a tradition for many waterfowl hunters, and making it can't get any easier with this portable propane grill from Coleman. Bacon, eggs, sausage and anything else that makes up a duck hunter's breakfast can be cooked on this handy grill stove! Learn more at www.coleman.com.

  • 20,000 total BTU in two fully adjustable burners
  • Versatile appliance lets you grill burgers and heat up chili at the same time
  • 160 inches of cooking space
  • Coleman Propane Grill StoveLasts up to 1.1 hours with both burners on high on one 16.4-oz. Coleman® propane cylinder (propane sold separately)
  • WindBlock™ system shields burners from wind for maximum heat
  • WindBlock™ system doubles as side trays when folded down
  • PerfectFlow™ pressure control system regulates fuel flow for constant, event heat
  • PerfectHeat™ design for optimal cooking performance
  • Limited 5-year warranty
  • Removable die-cast aluminum grill grate and nickel-chrome stove grate
  • Grease-management system with removable dishwasher-safe tray



Looking for the perfect Mother's Day or Father's Day gift?

Bring the morning's first shooting light home from the blind.

First Shooting Light coverFirst Shooting Light: A photographic journal reveals the legacy and lure of hunting clubs in the Mississippi Flyway provides an insider's view of 19 hunting clubs. Historic interviews with club members and extraordinary photographs by nationally recognized artist Murray Riss come together in this remarkable work of art. With a foreword written by Paul Tudor Jones II, conservationist and chairman of both the Everglades Foundation and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, First Shooting Light is the perfect gift for outdoors enthusiasts and arts connoisseurs alike.

First Shooting Light is currently available for $70 + shipping and handling. A portion of the proceeds goes to Ducks Unlimited habitat conservation. For more information and to purchase First Shooting Light, visit the ArtsMemphis Web site.




Watch the Hobie Mirage Pro Angler in action!

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Hobie Mirage Pro Angler

The Hobie Mirage Pro Angler can transition easily from a fishing boat to a marsh boat. Its versatility and shooting stability are key assets for waterfowl hunters. The Hobie Mirage can be camouflaged easily and its pedal-driven handling allows hands-free mobility for stealthy approaches.

To learn more about Hobie, the Mirage Pro Angler and other great products, visit www.hobiekayaks.com.

Hobie Mirage Pro Angler




Beretta White Onyx Over/Under Shotgun

This 2009 Gun of the Year is featured exclusively at DU banquet events. Weighing less than 7 pounds, this lightweight, smooth-pointing 28-gauge shotgun is a dream to carry into the field. Find a DU event near you!

  • 2¾" chambers, 28" blued vent rib barrels
  • Nickel receiver with DuraJewel finish
  • Custom gold-inlaid engraving featuring flying mallards
  • Ducks Unlimited logo on bottom of receiver
  • Classic checkering, Schnabel forearm
  • Semi-gloss European walnut stock
  • Special DU serial numbering
  • Custom Ducks Unlimited Giugiaro case
  • Gun lock, three choke tubes (IC, M, F) and wrench included

Beretta White Onyx Over/Under Shotgun