March - April 2014


NAWCA turns 25

Now a quarter century old, the North American Wetlands Conservation Act is more important than ever to waterfowl and hunters. By Scott C. Yaich, Ph.D.

Conservation: The America's River Initiative

Restoring the glory of the lower Mississippi River floodplain for waterfowl, other wildlife, and people. By Andi Cooper.

Waterfowler's Notebook: Managing Hunting Pressure

When hunting pressure is managed properly, waterfowl settle in, stay around, and respond better to hunters' tactics.

Cooking: Spicy Summer Sausage

Spring is the best time for making snow goose summer sausage. By Scott Leysath.

Understanding Waterfowl: Courtship and Pair Bonding

For waterfowl, timing is everything when selecting a mate. By Mike Brasher, Ph.D.

Retriever Rehab

Expert advice on how you can get your older retriever back in top form in time for hunting season.

Shotgunning: Snow Goose Guns

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

Mixed Bag: DU to Auction Exclusive Kansas Deer Permit

Online bidding will begin on March 2, 2014