November/December 2012
Issue Contents


Better Late Than Never
The Prairie Duck Season Should Have Been Done,
But Nobody Told The Mallards
By Jay Strangis

Walking On Water
Finding A Way To The Ducks
In A Frozen Nevada Desert
By David Rearick

Frozen Texas
Bidding Into A Lone Star State Hunt Where
Dreams Of Balmy Weather Turn Cold
By Captain. John Gribb

Dances With Geese
It’s Our Closest Companions That
Must Endure Our Obsessions
By Dale Spartas

Cleared For Landing
The Aerial Dynamics Of Our Beloved Waterfowl
Photo Essay
By Gary Zahm

Late Honkers, Out Of The Fog
A Hastily Planned Hunt
Turns Well Worthwhile
By Mark Brendemuehl


Hunt Book
Flyway Watch—Mallards And Migrations
Perspective—Married To A Waterfowler
Lore And Tradition—870: A Pump For The Ages
Things That Matter—Banding: A Window Into Waterfowl

Percpective—In The Spirit Of Christmas
Things That Matter—Drought: Boom to Bust?
Marsh Notes—Goldeneye Will Grace Duck Stamp
Arkansas Non-resident License Increase

From The Editor
What Had Been…
By Jay Strangis

Sharing The X, Or Plan B?
By Michael Hungle

Duck Dogs
Gun Dogs And Field Trials By Robert Milner

Post-Season Cleanup
By Jarrod Spilger

Importance Of Pattern Testing
By Tom Roster

Boats Guide
Hull Chine Matters
By David Rearick

Close Calls!
Shelved Hunt By Derek Nafferty

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

Loving Whitefronts
By Jim Dougherty