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5 Shooting Tips for Spring Snows

The Light Goose Conservation Order provides hunters with the opportunity to decoy hundreds, if not thousands, of snow geese into close range. The sights and sounds of so many geese in close proximity, however, can overwhelm even the most experienced shooters. The following five tips offer useful advice on how to stay calm in the storm and shoot straight on spring snows.

Gear and Tactics for Spring Snows

For many waterfowlers, hunting spring snow geese represents a great opportunity to extend the season. But for true light goose fanatics, this special season isn't a sideshow—it's the main event. But make no mistake—these wary birds don't come easy. You have to pay your dues if you want to be successful hunting spring snow geese. The sport is gear-intensive and hunting strategies can be highly specialized.

DU TV Migration Report - Snow Geese Arrive in Delaware

The DU TV crew is filming a snow goose hunt in Delaware and reports significant goose movements into the area.

Migration Alert: Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska Swarming with Light Goose Hunting Opportunities

Sporadic reports of small flocks of light geese are trickling in from South Dakota, but a major surge in goose numbers in northwest Missouri and parts of Nebraska has hunters frantically rushing to the fields in these areas. Last week's polar vortex stalled the migration, but as the weather cleared and the winds shifted to the south, massive numbers of light geese moved north.

Shotgunning: Snow Goose Guns

Choosing the right shotgun can increase your harvest during the conservation order. By Phil Bourjaily.

Strategies for Spring Snows

Helpful tips for hunting light geese on their northward migration. By John Pollmann.
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