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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting birds! Think about how, when and where you’ll use your decoys before you buy As a waterfowl hunter, I love decoys and can’t ever seem to have enough of them. It seems every year I add more decoys to my spread. My collection includes both duck and goose decoys and consists of full bodies, shells, windsocks, silhouettes and floaters. While each variety of decoys will attract and lure birds, there are times, locations and conditions where one decoy type is better suited than the others.   Full-body decoys Full-body decoys … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting birds! The coastline of Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba is simply a goose hunter’s Mecca – thousands of Canada, snow and Ross’ geese stage and feed along the productive shoreline before continuing their annual migration south in the fall. It is a far cry from the waterfowl hunting opportunities further south in the province, which most waterfowl enthusiasts are familiar with. With historic areas like Delta Marsh and Oak Hammock, a sojourn to the far corner of this unique province is often overlooked. I recently ventured north and bounced between … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting birds! Canada geese, snow geese and puddle ducks are some of the most common waterfowl species hunted across the prairie provinces. Over the past 35 years, I’ve had the privilege to hunt these birds in many places throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. While gunning for these species is generally good everywhere within these provinces, there are some areas that are my personal favourites.   Alberta’s pothole ducks The prairie pothole region of central Alberta, not far from Camrose, is my favorite Alberta location for waterfowling. The scenic rolling hills, numerous … Read more »

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