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Migration Alert: Winter Storm Slows Light Goose Migration March 6, 2018 – Central and Mississippi Flyways Migration Alert: Light Geese Surge into Missouri Feb. 22, 2018 – Central and Mississippi Flyways Migration Alert: Light Goose Conservation Order Starts Strong Feb. 7, 2018 – Central and Mississippi Flyways Snow Goose Destinations Meet the migration head-on at these five LGCO hotspots Migration Alert: Warmer Weather Should Benefit Arkansas Duck Hunters Jan. 24, 2018 – Mississippi Flyway – Arkansas Migration Alert: California Waterfowlers Looking to Close Spotty Duck Season Jan. 23, 2018 – Pacific Flyway – California Migration Alert: Strong Migration, Late-Season Tactics Should Lead South Texas Hunters to Successful Finish Jan. 17, 2018 – Central Flyway – Texas Migration Alert: California Hunters Dealing with Unusual Late-Season Doldrums Jan. 16, 2018 – Pacific Flyway – California Migration Alert: Upcoming Thaw May Provide Great Finish for Southeast Missouri Hunters Jan. 16, 2018 - Mississippi Flyway - Southeast Missouri Migration Alert: Oregon Hunters Face Late-Season Duck Behavior, Wet Conditions Jan. 15, 2018 – Pacific Flyway – Oregon Migration Alert: Oklahoma Hunters Look to Finish Strong Jan. 14, 2018 – Central Flyway – Oklahoma Migration Alert: Stage is Set for Louisiana to Finish Strong Jan. 11, 2018—Mississippi Flyway—Louisiana Migration Alert: Winter Storm Blows Delaware Ducks South, Geese Hanging Around Jan. 10, 2018 – Atlantic Flyway – Delaware Migration Alert: Warmer Temperatures Could Benefit Tennessee Waterfowlers Jan. 9, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Tennessee Migration Alert: Arctic Blast Pushes Majority of Waterfowl Out of Dakotas Jan. 5, 2018 – Central Flyway Migration Alert: Late-Season Lull Hits North Carolina Jan. 4, 2018 – Atlantic Flyway – North Carolina Migration Alert: Weather System May Improve Hunting in Washington Dec. 28, 2017 – Pacific Flyway – Washington Migration Alert: Holiday Cold and Snow Offers Hope for Central and Mississippi Flyway Hunters Dec. 22, 2017 – Central and Mississippi Flyways Migration Alert: Kentucky Waterfowlers Struggle with Low Water and Duck Numbers Dec. 21, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Kentucky Migration Alert: Duck and Goose Numbers Fluctuating with Available Habitat in California Dec. 20, 2017 – Pacific Flyway – California Migration Alert: New Ducks on Chesapeake Bay and in the Mid-Atlantic Dec. 18, 2017 – Atlantic Flyway – Mid-Atlantic Region Migration Alert: December Survey Reveals Increased Duck Numbers in Louisiana Dec. 18, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Louisiana Migration Alert: Tough Hunting in Southeast Missouri, Optimism Remains Dec. 15, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Southeast Missouri Migration Alert: Arkansas Waterfowlers Hoping for Water Dec. 8, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Arkansas Migration Alert: Cold Front Has Indiana Waterfowlers Anticipating Improved Hunting Dec. 7, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Indiana Migration Alert: Winter Storm in the Dakotas Sends Waterfowl South Dec. 7, 2017 – Central Flyway Migration Alert: Idaho Hunters Prepare for Falling Temperatures and Increasing Waterfowl Numbers Dec. 5, 2017 – Pacific Flyway – Idaho Migration Alert: Good Puddle Duck Action, Hit-or-Miss for Sea ducks in Massachusetts Dec. 4, 2017 – Atlantic Flyway – Massachusetts Migration Alert: Illinois Waterfowl Surveys Reveal Big Numbers Dec. 1, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Illinois Migration Alert: Best Hunting Yet to Come in California Dec. 1, 2017 – Pacific Flyway – Southern California Migration Alert: Missouri Hunters Have Ducks, Need Weather Nov. 30, 2017 – Central Flyway – Northwest Missouri Migration Alert: Ohio Hosts Solid Waterfowl Numbers Going into Holiday Weekend Nov. 22, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Ohio Migration Alert: Colorado Hunters Thankful for Season’s Strong Start Nov. 22, 2017 – Central Flyway – Colorado Migration Alert: Limited Opportunities Due to Dry Conditions in Arkansas, Hunters Optimistic Nov. 17, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Arkansas Migration Alert: Cold Weather and Hot Shooting in the Tar Heel State Nov. 16, 2017 – Atlantic Flyway – North Carolina Migration Alert: Strong Numbers, Improving Habitat Helps California Hunters Nov. 14, 2017 – Pacific Flyway – Northern California Migration Alert: Ice, Snow, and Wind Push Waterfowl Down Central and Mississippi Flyways Nov. 10, 2017 – Central and Mississippi Flyway Migration Alert: Louisiana Waterfowlers Looking Forward to Good Opening Weekend Nov. 10, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Louisiana Migration Alert: Oregon Waterfowl Hunters Enjoying Great Start to Season Nov. 8, 2017 – Pacific Flyway – Oregon Migration Alert: Michigan Waterfowlers Taking Advantage of Increasing Duck Numbers Nov. 6, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Michigan Migration Alert: Cold Front Pushes Ducks and Geese into Great Lakes States Oct. 27, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Great Lakes Region Migration Alert: Warm Weather, Strong Duck Numbers for South Texas Opener Nov. 3, 2017 – Central Flyway – Texas Migration Alert: Strong Start in the Empire State Oct. 27, 2017 – Atlantic Flyway – New York Migration Alert: Warm Weather Offers Fantastic Teal Shooting in Manitoba Sept. 8, 2017 – Manitoba, Canada Migration Alert: Hot, Humid Weather Slows Texas Teal Hunting Sept. 22, 2017 – Central Flyway – Texas Migration Alert: Good Habitat and High Teal Numbers Reported in Louisiana Sept. 15, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Louisiana Migration Alert: California Waterfowl Season Outlook Oct. 10, 2017 – Pacific Flyway – California Migration Alert: Steady Start to Season for North Dakota Oct. 13, 2017 – Central Flyway – North Dakota Migration Alert: Despite Warm Weather, Minnesota Waterfowlers Enjoying Success Oct. 18, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Minnesota Migration Alert: Early Migrators Find Good Habitat Conditions in Pacific Northwest Oct. 25, 2017 – Pacific Flyway – Washington & Idaho Migration Alert: Waterfowl Riding Big Winds into South Dakota Oct. 26, 2017 – Central Flyway – South Dakota Migration Alert: Bird Numbers Holding Steady Across Prairie Canada Oct. 5, 2017 – Canadian Prairies Migration Alert: Bird Numbers Holding Steady Across Prairie Canada Oct. 5, 2017 – Canadian Prairies Official Ducks Unlimited App New Update Available for 2017-2018 Season Migration Alert: Pacific Northwest Early Season Outlook Oct. 4, 2017 – Pacific Northwest Migration Alert: Atlantic Flyway Season 2017-2018 Preview Sept. 28, 2017 – Atlantic Flyway Migration Alert: Unseasonably Warm Temperatures May Have Helped Minnesota Hunters Sept. 25, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Minnesota Understanding Waterfowl: Stopover Country Wetlands and rivers in America's heartland provide vital migration habitat for millions of waterfowl Migration Alert: Texas Waterfowlers Welcome the Opening of Teal Season Migration Alert: Sept. 8, 2017 – Central Flyway – Texas Waterfowl Fall Migration Why, when, and where? Light Goose Migration Expected to Stall as Winter Returns Migration Alert: March 9, 2017 - Light Goose Conservation Order Cold Snap May Improve North Carolina Waterfowl Hunting Migration Alert: Jan. 9, 2017 – Atlantic Flyway – North Carolina Waterfowl 360 Sponsors DU Windows App Migration, Waterfowl ID, News, Latest Stories and Events all from your Windows 8 tablet or Surface device! Snow Plow in New York's Finger Lakes Migration Alert: March 11, 2017 – Atlantic Flyway Light Goose Conservation Order Snows on the Move Up the Atlantic Flyway Migration Alert: Feb. 28, 2017 - Atlantic Flyway - Light Goose Conservation Order Optimism Abounds with Start of the Light Goose Conservation Order Migration Alert: Jan. 31, 2017 – Light Goose Conservation Order Louisiana Hunters Hoping to Finish Strong Migration Alert: Jan. 21, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Louisiana Rain, Ice Set to Impact Oklahoma Duck Hunters Migration Alert: Jan. 13, 2017 – Central Flyway – Oklahoma New Ducks for a New Year in New York Migration Alert: Jan. 3, 2017 – Atlantic Flyway – New York High Temperatures Not Impacting South Texas Hunting Migration Alert: Dec. 29, 2016 – Central Flyway – South Texas Duck Numbers, Weather Have Southeast Missouri Set for Strong Finish Migration Alert: Dec. 23, 2016 – Southeast Missouri Last Dash for South Florida Ducks Migration Alert: Jan. 24, 2017 – Atlantic Flyway – Florida Big Ducks for Christmas on the Chesapeake Migration Alert: Dec. 22, 2016 - Atlantic Flyway - Chesapeake Bay Louisiana Reporting an Estimated 3.61 Million Ducks Migration Alert: Dec. 22, 2016 – Mississippi Flyway – Louisiana North Texas Hunters Anxious for a Thaw Migration Alert: Dec. 22, 2016 – Central Flyway – North Texas Waterfowl Respond as Arctic Air Sweeps Across the Plains Migration Alert: Dec. 15, 2016 – Central Flyway Idaho Waterfowl Numbers Spike as Weather Deteriorates Migration Alert: Dec. 8, 2016 – Pacific Flyway – Idaho Missouri Hunters Wait on Weather, Ducks Migration Alert: Dec. 2, 2016 – Missouri Hunting and Habitat Conditions Mixed in Illinois Migration Alert: Nov. 24, 2016 - Mississippi Flyway - Illinois Hunting Conditions Improve in Nebraska Migration Alert: Nov. 22, 2016 – Central Flyway – Nebraska Strong Start to North Carolina's Second Split Migration Alert: Nov. 18, 2016 – Atlantic Flyway – North Carolina Ducks, Geese Arrive with Front in Eastern Colorado Migration Alert: Nov. 23, 2016 – Central Flyway – Colorado Northern Plains Brace for Snow and Cold Migration Alert: Nov. 17, 2016 – Central & Mississippi Flyway Shifting Weather Patterns Should Help Oregon Hunters Migration Alert: Nov. 16, 2016 – Pacific Flyway – Oregon Bluewings Hanging Around in Texas, Big Ducks Expected Soon Migration Alert: Nov. 11, 2016 – Texas California Hunters Wait for More Favorable Weather Migration Alert: Nov. 10, 2016 - California Ohio Waterfowl Numbers Increasing with Each Front Migration Alert: Nov. 4, 2016 – Ohio Late Wood Ducks Provide Opportunities in Massachusetts Migration Alert: Nov. 3, 2016 – Massachusetts Rain, Warm Weather Equals Slow Start for Washington and Idaho Waterfowlers Migration Alert: Nov. 2, 2016 – Washington and Idaho Opportunities Improving for Michigan Waterfowlers Migration Alert: Oct. 28, 2016 − Michigan Much-Needed Rains Jumpstart New York Early Season Migration Alert: Oct. 26, 2016 − New York South Dakota Hunters Wait for Migration Migration Alert: Oct. 25, 2016 – South Dakota Wisconsin Waterfowlers Enjoying Early Success Migration Alert: Oct. 21, 2016 – Wisconsin Waterfowl Numbers Respond to Improved Habitat in California Migration Alert: Oct. 20, 2016 - California Preview Minnesota Waterfowlers Wait for Next Push Migration Alert: Oct. 17, 2016 – Minnesota Texas Waterfowlers Eye November Opener Migration Alert: Nov. 4, 2016 – Texas Preview Water Key to Success in North Dakota Migration Alert: Oct. 12, 2016 – North Dakota Optimism Reigns for Waterfowlers in Pacific Northwest Migration Alert: Oct. 6, 2016 – Pacific Northwest Preview Habitat, Weather Will Determine Atlantic Flyway's Fall Flight Migration Alert: Oct. 4, 2016 − Atlantic Flyway Preview Habitat, Good Numbers Drive Central Flyway Enthusiasm Migration Alert: Sept. 30, 2016 - Central Flyway Preview Bluewing Numbers Continue to Grow in Louisiana Migration Alert: Sept. 20, 2016 - Louisiana Low Teal Numbers Reported in Louisiana Migration Alert: Sept. 9, 2016 – Louisiana Teal Preview Rice and Water Equals Great Teal Numbers in Texas Migration Alert: Sept. 8, 2016 – Texas Teal Preview DU Waterfowl Migration Email Alerts Be the first to know when ducks are on the move! Migration Update: Bayou Bluewings Mallard Migration Observation Network Waiting for Weather in Pennsylvania Migration Alert: Dec. 6, 2016 – Atlantic Flyway – Pennsylvania Cold Weather, More Waterfowl Arriving in Kansas Migration Alert: Dec. 8, 2016 – Central Flyway – Kansas Water, Weather Mixing Things Up for Texas Waterfowlers Migration Alert: Dec. 14, 2016 – Central Flyway – Texas December 2016 Migration Updates Cold weather has ducks on the move across much of the nation Snow, Ice Setting Late-Season Patterns for Washington Hunters Migration Alert: Jan. 6, 2017 – Pacific Flyway – Washington Cold Front Sets Table for Great Finish in Louisiana Migration Alert: Jan. 5, 2017 – Mississippi Flyway – Louisiana Tips for Hunting Early Teal Strategies for September Bluewings Hunting Flight Ducks Tips for hunting waterfowl that are on the move Waterfowling's Perfect Storm Learn to read a weather map before you head out Duck Scouting Success With Online Tools New technology for duck hunters Think Like a Duck Adapt your hunting strategies to match shifts in the duck's behavior Duck Hunters Rainbow Major rain events can lead to some of the season’s best hunting Scouting for Ducks Improve your hunting by locating new hunting spots and by keeping tabs on migration Where the Flyways Begin High adventure awaits goose hunters in the land where the polar bears roam Banding ducks in the Dakotas Waterfowl Breeding & Habitat Surveys Ducks Unlimited awarded federal grant to improve 380 acres of wetlands in Michigan, Ohio Projects to improve habitat for waterfowl, wildlife and recreation Allegan State Game Area gets boost for waterfowl, hunters Working to restore 64 acres of wetlands at the 55,000-acre area Ducks Unlimited and Partners Awarded NAWCA Grant in Wisconsin Waterfowl Research & Science DU Helps Landowners Protect Playa Wetlands on Nebraska Property Saving the Sprig Bringing back the pintail to its former abundance The Amazing Journey Following one hen throughout its annual cycle reveals much about the key habitat challenges facing waterfowl Summer's End After the breeding season, ducks must molt and must build energy reserves in time for fall migration Why Waterfowl Migrate Ducks and geese fly long distances to find the resources they need to survive and reproduce Ducks After Dark An inside look at the nocturnal behavior of waterfowl Getting Ready for the Migration After the breeding season, ducks must molt and must build energy reserves in time for fall migration For Goodness Sake, Where Are All the Ducks Ducks migrating south in winter aren't unlike hordes of college kids heading out on spring break. Ducks 2050 What might the coming decades hold for waterfowl and duck hunters? Upper Mississippi River Level III Ducks Unlimited conservation priority area, providing a migration corridor for hundreds of thousands of dabbling ducks and significant numbers of divers Upper Mississippi River Level III Ducks Unlimited conservation priority area, providing a migration corridor for hundreds of thousands of dabbling ducks and significant numbers of divers The Platte River One of America 's great waterfowl migration corridors Mississippi Alluvial Valley Level I Ducks Unlimited conservation priority area, the most significant winter habitat area for mallards in North America Mississippi Alluvial Valley Level I Ducks Unlimited conservation priority area, the most significant winter habitat area for mallards in North America Finding the Way Waterfowl have amazing navigational abilities that guide their migrations Conservation: Waterfowl Energy Demands Cutting-edge research guides DU's conservation work on migration and wintering areas Scientific Waterfowling Recent waterfowl research may have practical applications for waterfowlers Ducks Unlimited Mobile Text Alerts Be the First to Know!