November / December 2017

Archived from the November / December 2017 Issue


Ducks Unlimited's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

This collection of gear will help you find the perfect gift for the waterfowler on your list this holiday season

The Evolving Science of Waterfowl Conservation

Efforts to conserve prairie-breeding ducks and their habitats have changed significantly over the past eight decades

Public Waterfowling Secrets

Follow these expert tips to maximize your opportunities on public lands

Land of the Giants

The return of the giant Canada goose has been a bonanza for waterfowlers

Waterfowl in Winter [DU Special Report: The Life Cycle of Waterfowl Part 3]

The wintering period between the autumn and spring migrations is a crucial time for ducks and geese

The Role of Ducks Unlimited in Natural Disasters

Insights from DU CEO Dale Hall

Retrievers: Taking a Line 

The key to all retriever training is teaching your dog to follow a direct path to a fallen bird

Shotgunning: The Need for Speed 

Recent experiences in the field and on the test range have caused the author to take a closer look at high-velocity steel loads

Understanding Waterfowl: Waterfowl Oddities 

A closer look at North America's most unusual waterfowl

Cooking: Duck Pot Pie

This stick-to-your-ribs recipe takes cold-weather comfort food to new heights

Waterfowler's World: Calling Other Ducks

Here's how to use a mallard call and a pintail whistle to draw in almost any species of duck

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