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Waterfowl Ammo Guide

Looking for the perfect duck or goose load? Here are 10 popular ammo options to help narrow your selection. By Phil Bourjaily.

Upper Mississippi River Revisited

The author returns to the big river to hunt ducks on the anniversary of the Armistice Day Storm. By Gary Koehler.

2013 Duck Numbers Remain Strong

The US Fish and Wildlife Service today released its report on 2013 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, based on surveys conducted in May and early June. Total populations were estimated at 45.6 million breeding ducks in the surveyed area. This estimate represents a 6 percent decrease from last year's estimate of 48.6 million birds, and is 33 percent above the 1955-2012 long-term average.

Waterfowl 360: Ultimate Waterfowling

If you're looking for the ultimate resource for waterfowl hunters, look no further. Featuring hunting tips, waterfowl migration updates, gear and everything in between, Waterfowl 360 has you covered for the 2012-2013 hunting season!

2012 Duck numbers remain strong as habitat declines

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - July 3, 2012 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) released its preliminary report today on breeding ducks and habitats, based on surveys conducted in May and early June. Total populations were estimated at 48.6 million breeding ducks in the surveyed area. This estimate represents a 7 percent increase over last year's estimate of 45.6 million birds, and is 43 percent above the 1955-2010 long-term average. This year's estimate is a record high and is only the sixth time in the survey's history that the total duck population exceeded 40 million.

Duck Numbers Remain Strong as Habitat Declines

Total populations were estimated at 48.6 million breeding ducks in the surveyed area. This estimate represents a 7 percent increase over last year's estimate of 45.6 million birds, and is 43 percent above the 1955-2010 long-term average.
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