September / October 2018

Archived from the September / October 2018 Issue


Conservation: Ducks Unlimited's Bioengineering Teams 

DU biologists and engineers work together to deliver conservation projects on diverse landscapes

Ultimate Mobile Duck Camp

Get ready for your next waterfowling adventure with this handy selection of camping gear and other products

Field Reports: 2018 Duck Production Outlook

Habitat conditions were variable this summer across North America's most important waterfowl breeding areas

Retriever First Aid

Preparation, intuition, and a well-stocked first-aid kit can go a long way toward protecting your dog in the field

Shotgunning: Ammo Update

A closer look at the hottest trends in nontoxic pellets and loads

Understanding Waterfowl: Waterfowl Behavior and Hunting

A variety of factors influence how ducks respond to decoys and calling

Waterfowler's World: To Build a Blind

A simple and effective duck blind starts with certain basics

Cooking: Try a Little Tenderness

These cooking techniques will make even the toughest game tender and delicious

Saving the Chenier Plain

Ducks Unlimited and its partners are working against time to conserve the vanishing wetlands of this vital Gulf Coast wintering area

Ten Ways to Improve Your Decoys

Follow this expert advice to set a more effective spread this season