Tips to finish the late season strong
Ducks Unlimited
January 2021

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DU Newsletter: The Late-Season Issue (Jan. 2021)

Last-Chance Waterfowling Opportunities

Waterfowlers are now in the home stretch of what has certainly been an odd season, to say the least. Duck and goose hunters are true optimists – always watching the skies for one more flock or one more weather system – so hope springs eternal for a strong finish. The following articles serve as a comprehensive guide to help you take advantage of late-season waterfowl hunting opportunities in your area.

The Late Show

The Late Show

Four experts explain why the end of the season can be the best time to hunt Canada geese, and how you can make the most of it

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Hunting the Freeze Line

Hunting A Hard Freeze

Magic can happen when you are on the edge

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Five Spreads for Late-Season Waterfowl

Heat up your winter waterfowling action with these expert decoy strategies

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Crosswinds: Smells Like Duck Camp

Some smells are difficult to forget

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For the Ducks – The Promise of A New Year

There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. —C.S. Lewis

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FREE DU Habitat Camo Fleece when you join DU

Free Online Resources to Create A Will

DU partners with FreeWill

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DU Podcast

DU Podcast: Cold-Weather Retriever Care with Mike Stewart

As the mercury dips, keep a close eye on your retriever

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DU Podcast

DU Podcast: Boss Shotshells Joins the Show

Lee Kjos, co-owner and brand manager of Boss Shotshells, joins host Chris Jennings to talk about how Boss Shotshells was born from the passion of waterfowling and conservation

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Columbia Basin

Habitat Work Continues on Washington's Columbia Basin Wildlife Area

Several habitat restoration and enhancement projects have been completed or are currently under way on the Desert Unit of the Columbia Basin Wildlife Area in eastern Washington

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Understanding Waterfowl

Understanding Waterfowl: Survival of the Fattest

Maintaining fat reserves is crucial for waterfowl during the cold winter months

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Phillips 66

Phillips 66 supports wetland enhancement in northeastern Colorado

DU and Phillips 66 are proud to announce the completion of the Jackson State Wildlife Area Wetland Enhancement project

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New Gear for 2021

End your waterfowl season on a high note with these innovative products

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Official DU Proud Partner

Corporate Partner

Quality products and services backed by the Ducks Unlimited brand

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Waterfowl Recipe

Breakfast Sausage

Getting up in the wee hours to go hunting is easier when this delectable duck or goose sausage is waiting for you

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