April/May 2023
Issue Contents


Boat’s Guide 23
Take The Plunge
In A New Rig!
By David Rearick

Spring Snows
The Mud, The Miles
And The Gear
By Jack Hirt

More Than A Trophy
Who Knew A Three Cent Piece Of Stamped
Aluminum Could Have So Much Value
By David Rearick

Red Legs
Seeking Opportunity Before
Winter’s Curtain Slams Shut
By James Davis

One Last Shot
Golden Hour
By Joey Melvin



Hunt Book
Flyway Watch—A Rebound Season
Smart Money—Iowa’s Riverton Wildlife Area
The Master—Beyond Remarkable By Betty Sodders
In The News—The Privatization Of Hunting
Lefty’s Blind Bag—Six New Hunt Products
Marsh Notes—The “Bottoms” Remain Dry
Inclusion For Waterfowl Hunters
Teal Hunters On A Learning Curve

From The Editor
Remembering Bud
By Jay Strangis

Duck Dogs
The Elephant In The Room
By Robert Milner

Fiocchi’s Quest For Perfection
By Tom Keer

Blind-Ready Browning Shotguns
By Larry Case

Move ‘Em Out
By Scott Haugen

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

By Patrick Meitin