September / October 2017

Archived from the September / October 2017 Issue


Celebrate Hunting and Fishing!

Insights from DU CEO Dale Hall

Conservation: Rice Stewardship

Working together to conserve rice lands, water, and wildlife

Retrievers: Leader of the Pack

Follow this advice to become the kind of take-charge owner your retriever deserves

Five Simple Spreads for Waterfowl

Hunt more efficiently and effectively this season with these downsized decoy strategies

Shotgunning: Setting Up for Success 

Here's how to position yourself and your decoys for better shots at waterfowl

Understanding Waterfowl: Migration Navigation

How do waterfowl find their way during their epic migrations across the continent?

Mixed-Bag Chili 

This one-pot classic turns the assorted waterfowl in your freezer into a hearty, rib-stickin' meal

Hot Guns on a Cold Bay

The waterfowling action heats up in early fall across this windswept tip on the Alaska Peninsula

Center Stage [DU Special Report The Life Cycle of Waterfowl: Part 2]

During migration, North America's waterfowl are sustained by vital wetland habitats on key staging areas

The Mobile Waterfowler

A lineup of the latest vehicles, boats, and motors for hunters on the go


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