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Eyes on the Migration

Balmy temperatures and atypical precipitation in the Canadian Prairies has stalled portions of the 2016 waterfowl migration, but there's no need to panic. Winter is on its way! The following tactics will allow you to be prepared when cold north winds get ducks and geese moving.

Tactics for Migrating Ducks »  Waterfowling's Perfect Storm »
Hunting Flight Ducks »  Why Waterfowl Migrate »

DU Migration Map

Follow the ducks!

Stay ahead of the migration this season. DU's highly popular Migration Map is buzzing with reports from across the continent, including real-time editorial content from contributors in each flyway. Find reports in your area.

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November Gear Guide

Don't just pack a blind bag, pack the right blind bag for you

Every blind bag offer unique benefits, but finding the perfect one can be difficult. The following recommendations may help you choose a bag that not only suits your hunting style, but also allows you to pack essential the essentials for any situation.

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Waterfowl 360

The ultimate resource for waterfowlers

Waterfowl 360, the ultimate resource for duck hunters, is back! Running from September 1 – January 31, WF360 is the go-to website for all things waterfowl hunting. Find tips, tactics, migration information, videos, and more.

Keep up with and participate in all the latest action this season at!

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Understanding Waterfowl

The Flyways: For almost 70 years, this system has been the basis for waterfowl management in the United States

The millions of ducks and geese banded over the past century, along with the thousands of birds recovered each year, have provided the foundation for understanding waterfowl biology and the underpinnings of waterfowl management by "flyways," which can be defined two ways. One is biological, defined by the birds themselves. The other is administrative, developed almost 70 years ago to guide the management of waterfowl harvests and the conservation of the birds' habitats. These definitions are not mutually exclusive. Although we tend to think of flyways in terms of annual hunting regulations, without a solid grounding in waterfowl biology the system wouldn't be scientifically sound.

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"Missouri Confluence"

This week, John Paul Morris and the DU TV crew hunt the Confluence area of Missouri and learn how duck clubs there are helping to conserve habitat. You can also watch current episodes, classic shows, and bonus content at


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