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Shooting: 3 Pointers from a Pro

Focus on fundamentals this summer

The reality of waterfowl hunting is that everyone misses. Overcoming a miss involves confidence and a fundamental understanding of each shot. There are a variety of shooting techniques to study, but remaining true to shotgunning basics is a time-tested approach for improving your skills.

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May Gear Guide

Shooting Equipment

Waterfowlers get bogged down with gear gadgets every season and forget one of the most important factors in waterfowling – shooting. The DU Newsletter Editorial Team sourced items, not including firearms, to accompany your off-season shotgunning sessions. Gear Guide

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Wetland Gobblers

Wild Turkey Photo Essay

Ducks and geese aren't the only game found in wetlands habitats. Ducks Unlimited's habitat work benefits other wildlife, and hunters.

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2013 DU Member Photo Contest

This year's winners include another stunning collection of waterfowl and hunting images from across the nation

Photo Contest

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DU News: Recent Headlines

DU NewsRestoring Gulf Coast environment supports regional, national economy

As the third anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster approaches, Ducks Unlimited remembers the 11 lives lost and reminds decision makers that Gulf Coast ecosystems intrinsically linked to the regional and national economy are still in a devastating state of decline.

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More Headlines

Q & A with Corey Codgell

Questions and answers with Corey Cogdell, U.S. Olympic Bronze medalist in trapshooting.

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Mallards and Their Relatives

These highly adaptable ducks are found in a variety of habitats across the globe. Photo:

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Staying Focused in the Off Season

Q&A with waterfowl hunters can help you prepare for next season. Photo: Andy Peipenbrok

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In this issue
  • Shooting: 3 Pointers from a Pro
  • Gear Guide: Shooting Equipment
  • Wetland Gobblers
  • DU Magazine Photo Contest Winners
  • 76th DU National Convention
  • ... and more

Favorite Member Photos

Member Photos Check out our editors' favorite selections from DU's Member Photos of the Day for the month of April.

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Corporate Partner Spotlight

Leading companies, corporations and brands recognize Ducks Unlimited as the leader in wetlands conservation and one of the largest and best membership organizations in the world.

DU Partners

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DU National Convention

Gather with your DU family in Portland, Oregon, as we celebrate the 76th year of Ducks Unlimited at the 2013 National Convention!

DU National Convention

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Duck Calling Tip

Hunting & calling from a pit blind

Duck Calling Tips Field Hudnall explains how to call effectively from a pit blind.

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Retriever Training

Shed hunting

Retriever Training Mike Stewart of Wildrose Kennels explains how to get your retriever to find shed antlers.

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Waterfowl Recipe

Southwestern Sloppy Joes, by Scott Leysath

Waterfowl Recipe

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