Category: Hunting

Wild Game vs. Store-Bought Meat: 5 Benefits of Harvesting Your Own Protein

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There’s nothing better than doing your grocery shopping in the wild. While the argument that wild game is easier on the wallet doesn’t quite pan out given the amount of money hunters invest to fill tag, hunting for your meat does offer several benefits over picking up a pack of ground chuck. Nutrition Profile Red […]

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3 Totally Natural, DIY, or Cheap Ways to Have Great Camo for Waterfowl

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Camo for Waterfowl

Here are some cheap ways to improve your waterfowl camo this season. Having a good camo pattern is essential for almost any type of hunting whether you’re after big game, turkeys or in the case of this article, waterfowl. We won’t be talking hunting clothing like bibs, hoodies or parkas today. Instead we’ll talk about DIY […]

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Grills & Outdoor Cooking: The Quick Start Guide to Charcoal Grills, Smokers, and Camp Stoves

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Grills And Outdoor Cooking

Here are the basics of outdoor cooking using a variety of different tools and techniques. Welcome to the wonderful world of outdoor cooking, where some of the greatest meals possible can be created in the backyard, campsite, tailgate parking lot, or backcountry wilderness. It takes some practice and experience, but if you’re brand new to […]

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Duck Hunting Waders: 10 Options to Keep Your Dry and Comfortable This Season

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Duck Hunting Waders

A good pair of duck hunting waders makes all the difference in waterfowl hunting. When it comes to waterfowl hunting, you can expect to spend a lot of time wading in the water. Because the ducks are rarely going to come into your decoy spread in a dry place. This means a good pair of […]

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Northern Pintail: The Distinguishable Duck Species

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Here’s why we love to hunt and watch the northern pintail so much. Pintails are one of the ducks synonymous with waterfowlers everywhere due to their beauty, availability, and pure hunting fun. There are a lot of waterfowl hunters who have had a few pintail decoys in their arsenal at one time or another, and […]

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The 7 Best Duck Calls for the Marsh, Field, and Timber


Best Duck Calls

Here are the seven best duck calls that you can buy. You’ll get an argument from duck hunters everywhere, but when you start talking about the best duck calls, you’ll have to understand that we all have our favorite. The game calls we use for the realistic sounds of waterfowl are arguably the most important call […]

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Louisiana Duck Hunting 101: Where to Go, What to Know

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Louisiana Duck Hunting

Louisiana duck hunting is some of the best in the world. When it comes to celebrated waterfowl hunting paradises, Louisiana ranks up there as one of the best in North America. For good reason too. The coastal zones of the southern part of the state, coupled with the Mississippi River, creates the ideal wetlands habitat […]

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The Redhead Duck: An All-Time Favorite of Waterfowlers Everywhere


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The redhead duck is a hunter’s favorite. Here’s everything you need to know about this beautiful waterfowl. Redheads can be found in virtually every flyway of North America making them a favorite of hunters and birding enthusiasts everywhere. They have some of the most beautiful plumage of any waterfowl out there, even in its simplicity […]

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The 8 Best Duck Hunting Boats Money Can Buy

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Here are some of the best duck hunting boats you can buy. Finding the best boat for duck hunting can be a real challenge. The market is saturated with options for both the serious and the casual waterfowl hunter. So, what should you buy? Are you looking for something that can serve double duty as a fishing boat? […]

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Duck Hunting is Here: Waterfowl Week

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Welcome to waterfowl season. Duck hunters take a lot of shapes and forms, but they’ve all got one thing in common: an affinity for one of the funnest, most fast-paced, target-rich wingshooting opportunities that North America can offer. When early teal season comes around, it’s all systems go. Waterfowlers rival the most dedicated whitetail or […]

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8 of the Best Duck Hunting Shotguns for This Season

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Best Duck Hunting Shotguns

These are some of the best duck hunting guns on the market today. Waterfowl hunting seasons are in full swing in most parts of the country and if you’ve put off purchasing a new gun, you may be missing out on all the fun with your buddies. A good duck gun should be durable, weather-resistant, […]

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