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Light Goose Hunting HQ

It's not over!

The end of the 2016–2017 regular waterfowl season doesn't mean you're done. The spring light goose season has arrived and Ducks Unlimited is the ultimate resource for tips, tactics, and light goose migration updates. The following collection of articles should be enough to get you started.

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Step-by-Step Goose Hunting »  Light Goose Recipes »

Here's to 80 Years!

DU celebrates 8 decades of conservation success

There can be little doubt that when Joseph Knapp, Arthur Bartley, John Huntington, and Ray Benson gathered at Knapp's cabin on the Beaverkill River, they could not have imagined the impact their decision would make on North America's wetlands and waterfowl. Benson, who had been on the staff of the More Game Birds in America Foundation, threw his full support behind the evolution of More Game Birds into Ducks Unlimited.

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February Gear Guide

Light Goose Gear

Light goose hunting is as gear intensive as it gets. Having the right equipment when you need it is paramount to your success. The following is a collection of new light goose hunting gear for those willing to put the time and effort into chasing the spring goose migration.

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Origins of the Autoloader

A century of innovation has made the semiauto America's favorite duck gun

In recent years, the autoloader has become the shotgun of choice for most waterfowlers. Its advantages include three quick shots, a reduction in recoil, ever-increasing reliability, and ease of maintenance. Here's a look back at the almost 120-year journey from the earliest autoloaders to the very latest.

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DU News: Recent Headlines

In this issue
  • Light Goose Hunting Headquarters
  • Gear Guide: Light Goose Gear
  • 2017 LGCO Preview
  • DU celebrates 80 years
  • DU National Convention
  • ... and more
Rescue Our Wetlands

80th DU National Convention

San Antonio, Texas, May 31 - June 4, 2017

DU National Convention

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Waterfowl Recipe

Chile Colorado

Waterfowl Recipe

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Field Notes

Gun Shyness

Field Notes

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