August/September 2016
Issue Contents

August/September 2016



Roll With It
There’s Little Time To Wrestle With Expectations
When Covered Up With Birds
By Jack Hirt

Simple Success
Waterfowling Doesn’t Always
Require Complex Schemes
By Bucky D’Agostino

Getting Your Goose Game On
Summer’s End Means Waterfowling Is At Hand
—And It All Starts With Geese
By John Gordon

The Big Checkmark!
We Had One Grand Goal,
But Our Prairie Hunt Yielded Far More
By Dan Wennerlind

Making Luck
With A Bit Of Hard Work And Determination,
Plan C Can Quickly Become Better Than Plan A
By Dennis “Dr. Duck” Loosier

Wood Duck Rendezvous
Sharing The Joys Of The
Backwater Proves Ageless
By John Flores

Duck Hunters I Have Known
By David Svinarich



92 Pages Of Great New Gear!
Featuring Shotguns, Loads, Chokes,
Decoys, Blinds, Boats, Mud Motors,
Hunting Accessories, Clothing, Calls …



Hunt Book

Flyway Watch—A Changing Game Strap
Smart Money—The Grasslands, California
Who’s On First?
Terry Redlin Idealized The Past
The Ward Brothers
Got A Shoveler Band? Probably Not
When Clothing First Became Gear
Lurking Beneath The Surface
Marsh Notes—CRP Demands Stymied By Cap—Energy
In North Dakota Comes With Consequences—Important
Ballot Issue In California—Stamp Fund Aims To Add 7,200 Acres

From The Editor
Suspended Evolution
By Jay Strangis

Using Technology
By Michael Hungle

Sub-Gauges And Loads For Ducks
By Tom Roster

 Duck Dogs
Feeding Your Dog
By Robert Milner

Gas Versus Inertia
By Jarrod Spilger

Close Calls!
Washed Away
By Colin Grassley

Market Hunter
Find An Outfitter, Call, Boat, Retriever, Waterfowling Accessory

In Defense Of Jump Shooting
By Patrick Meitin