By Ron Spomer and Chris Jennings

The New Guns & Gear feature is a perennial favorite for Ducks Unlimited magazine readers. This year is no different, and with 70-plus new products, this collection of gear is a must-see for every waterfowler gearing up for the 2017-2018 season.

Waterfowling Guns & Loads

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The 2017 lineup of new shotguns is as exciting as ever, with several well-known manufacturers featuring waterfowl-focused guns, including Benelli, Winchester, Browning, Beretta, and Remington. Read more

Firearms Accessories

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Finding the right accessories can make or break a day afield. This year's new offerings include gun cases and a wide range of gun-cleaning tools. Read more


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A waterfowler's jacket is a key component of a hunter's tool kit. Hunting jackets continue to advance as technology improves and features such as breathable liners and complete waterproof options become more widely available. Read more

Boots and Waders

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The 2017 boots and waders collection displays manufacturers' emphasis on comfort and protection. Read more

Duck & Goose Calls

Fill your lanyard with this collection of new duck and goose calls for 2017. Manufacturers from across the country submitted their latest and greatest calls for this compilation of stylish and effective calls. Read more

Retriever Accessories

New gear for your four-legged companion is exciting this year with kennels, collars, and even new food. Read more

Blind Bags

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An essential waterfowling tool, these new bags for 2017 may help you organize important gear more efficiently this season. Read more


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Improved technological advancements in decoy manufacturing has these floaters, full bodies, and motion decoys fooling everyone. Find the right species and decoy style to improve your spread in 2017. Read more

Duck Camp Essentials

Camp Essentials

Whether your camp is in your backyard or hundreds of miles from home, these duck camp essentials will improve the way you approach every hunt this season. From cooking equipment to coolers and camp lights, find new products made for everyday use. Read more