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Migration Alert: Texas Teal Hunters Enjoy Strong Start

Teal hunters along the Texas Coast are smiling. Last weekend’s opener met or exceeded expectations, and some are calling it the best teal season they have experienced in a decade.

DU TV Migration Report: Nebraska's Rainwater Basin

The DU TV crew is filming blue-winged teal hunts in Nebraska this week, and host Wade Bourne shares timely teal migration information on location.

Migration Alert: Summer Rains Improve Habitat for Texas Teal

The first hint of a light north wind in August prompts waterfowlers to begin marking off their calendars in anticipation of their next chance to hunt ducks. This season is no different, and expectations are soaring as another teal opener approaches.

Migration Alert: Louisiana Teal Counts Already Exceed 2013 Numbers

Daily highs remain in the 90s throughout much of Louisiana, but that hasn't kept waterfowl hunters from getting ready for the state's 16-day teal season, which will open on September 13. The good news is that many blue-winged teal have already arrived, and many more are on the way.

Migration Alert: Better Late Than Never for Louisiana Teal Hunters

Louisiana's early teal season is ending with a bang, thanks to the arrival of good flights of bluewings during the latter half of September. The strong finish comes after a disappointing start for many Louisiana teal hunters.

Migration Alert: Texas Bluewings Arrive Just In Time

The Thursday Outdoors section of the Houston Chronicle, a barometer for many coastal hunters and fishers, painted a bleak picture for opening day teal prospects. What a difference a day makes.

More teal in early-season bag, higher possession limit encourage hunters

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - July 1, 2013 - This fall, early-teal-season hunters may have an opportunity to bag more teal. Additionally, if the Department of Interior finalizes the waterfowl harvest regulations as initially proposed, the possession limit would increase. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed a six-teal bag limit for early teal season and a possession limit for all seasons equivalent to three daily bag limits. Current limits are a four-teal daily bag during the special season and a possession limit of two daily bag limits.

Season Kickoff: Teal Time

September teal hunting is a great way to kick off the waterfowl season.

Calling Whistling Ducks - Video Tip

Rod Haydel, founder of Haydel's Game Calls, provides some professional secrets to calling whistling ducks, especially teal and pintails.

Tips for Early Teal

We were among several hunters at the boat ramp arranging gun cases, decoys and blind bags before joining the squadron of aluminum crafts on the lake. The September air was hot, muggy and filled with so many mosquitoes that killing only two of them in a swat was a product of poor timing.

Teal, We Meet Again

If you haven't tried teal hunting yet, you should

Calling All Ducks

Imitating whistles, peeps, chirps, and various other duck sounds can diversify your calling and your game bag.

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