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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting birds! An alternative to traditional duck hunts on the water Have you ever wished you could silently approach a flock of ducks hiding in a cattail marsh? Have you ever dreamed about setting up a decoy spread on a distant shore, but had no way of accessing it? You might think that these are pleasant daydreams for the quiet moments in your duck blind, but they can easily become a reality if you hunt from a boat. There are many different types of boats that the waterfowler can use. I … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more hunting articles! A waterfowl hunter’s delight When I was a kid, grandpa loved duck hunting in the ponds and marshes behind our house and grandma was an expert at cooking his quarry. Even though she had a lot of wonderful recipes for making the most out of grandpa’s bagged birds, my favourite dish was her delicious duck pot pie, a meal I still enjoy today as much as I did years ago. Like grandpa, I love waterfowl hunting and this old recipe of grandma’s is still one of my favourite ways to prepare … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting birds! Three goose hunting experts discuss their tried-and-true methods While I definitely wouldn’t consider myself a expert on hunting geese, I do manage to get out in the field several times each season and the majority of these trips are with some pretty savvy waterfowlers. Guys like my buddy Dan Mosier spend the better part of September and October huddled in a cold blind, waiting in anticipation for a flock of wary Canadas to set their wings and commit to coming in to a meticulously laid out spread of decoys. … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting birds! A look at an innovative way to hunt ducks, without the need for an abundance of gear or decoys  Vanessa and I were in south-eastern Alberta and had just finished up an antelope hunt in record time. We had booked the week off and I really had no interest in heading back to the office early. With this inevitability in mind, I’d thrown a couple of shotguns in the truck. South-eastern Alberta is loaded with small potholes and a myriad of irrigation canals that wind their way through the … Read more »

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