January / February 2017



DU to the Rescue

Throughout the past 80 years, Ducks Unlimited has risen to the challenge of saving North America's wetlands and waterfowl

Treasures of Waterfowling

DU's Waterfowling Heritage Center offers an up close look at an amazing collection of guns, gear, and artwork

Here's to 80 Years!

Insights from Ducks Unlimited CEO Dale Hall

Conservation: Thinking Continentally, Acting Locally

The North American Waterfowl Management Plan and migratory bird joint ventures have revolutionized waterfowl conservation

Five Classic Waterfowl Recipes

The Sporting Chef offers new variations on traditional duck and goose dishes

Shotgunning: Origins of the Autoloader

A century of innovation has made the semiauto America's favorite duck gun

Cooking: Fresh Oven Jerky

Tender and tasty, this popular snack food is the ultimate duck blind treat

Retriever Training: Aging Gracefully

Special care should be taken as your retriever nears the end of his waterfowling career

Waterfowler's Notebook: A Blast from the Past

Old-school metal-reed duck calls can still grab the attention of passing birds

Understanding Waterfowl: Waterfowl of Mexico

This country's diverse wetlands provide crucial wintering habitat for many of North America's ducks and geese