Self-Distancing for Waterfowlers, At-Home Shotgunning Tips, Learn to Call During Quarantine, and more
Ducks Unlimited
April 2020

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DU Newsletter: The Self-Isolating Waterfowler (Apr. 2020)

Self-Distancing Tactics for Savvy Waterfowlers

During these difficult times, it is a good reminder that there are few people as savvy as waterfowlers when it comes to adversity. Ever the optimists, nary a challenge will sway their fortitude. Waterfowlers are a restless lot driven to be outside or tinker with things around the shop. Luckily, success is often built upon the amount of work put into off-season preparation. The following articles will help you turn downtime into productive preparation for next season.

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Facebook Live Town Hall

We're in this together...

DU CEO Adam Putnam shared DU's response to COVID-19 and answered questions from DU members in a live Facebook town hall with our National Director of Event Fundraising, David Schuessler

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Calm Before Dawn

The serenity of the outdoors provides solace in these difficult times

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Quarantine Calling

Duck Calling Quarantine

The following articles will help you take your calling to the next level

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April Gear: Gear Up for the Off-Season

This spring we are featuring durable, waterproof options for hunting, fishing, retriever training, and everyday adventures

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Plan Your Next Season

Plan Your 2020–21 Season

The following articles highlight some of the continent's top destinations for a waterfowl hunting road trip

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Shotgunning Lessons to Learn at Home

You don't have to go to the range to become a better shooter during the off-season

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DU Films

DU Films: Red Dogs

This film features outstanding DU magazine photographic contributor Mark Atwater and his golden retrievers

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DU Online Auction

DU Online Auction

Wooden Bowl: Embellished with duck feathers in an antique brass finish on both ends, and DU logo branded on bottom; the bidding will close on this item at 9:00 pm CST on April 9

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Quality products and services backed by the Ducks Unlimited brand

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Dirt for Ducks

Moving Dirt for Ducks

DU delivers innovative solutions to restore and enhance waterfowl habitat

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Waterfowl Recipe

Cooking Waterfowl in Volume

Try the following classic waterfowl recipes to share with family and friends

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