August 2013
Issue Contents


Finding an opener
On Opening Day Of Duck Season, We Choose Quality
Over Quantity, Always Hoping We Might Get Both
By Jay Strangis

North Meets South
Making New Friends
Along The Snow Goose Trail
By Dean Davenport

Freelancing Then & Now
Find ‘Em, Hunt ‘Em—It’s Still
The Same, Only Different
By Jack Hirt

Strike! While The Iron Is Hot!
After A Typically Slow Start, Two Days
Of Duck Action Made The World Right
By Wendell H. Shepherd

Bob’s Desert Ducks
Showing Me The Best Of What
Something Could Be, Was Just His Nature
By Nick Hahn

Free & Flowin’
River Systems Provide Some Of The Best Duck
Hunting, With No Shortage Of Public Access
By John Felsher

Arkansas Pinch Hit
Forsaking Timber Mallards
For A Rice Field Mix
By David Rearick

Lake Michigan Longtails
Experiencing Surprising Numbers
Of Sea Ducks On The Big Lake
By Ron Peach

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


Hunt Book
Flyway Watch—Duck, Duck, Gray Duck
Model 12—The Perfect Repeater
Never Be A Baby Bird, er, Duckling
Mechanical Calls
Waterfowling—Not A Hobby
Oregon’s Mixed Blessings
Marsh Notes—Roasted Duck At Stonehenge?
Non-Traditional Outdoor Degree

From The Editor
Migration—What’s Normal

Using Natural Cover
By Michael Hungle

Duck Dogs
All About A Dog
By Robert Milner

Proper Practice
By Tom Roster

The Waterfowling Double
By Jarrod Spilger

Close Calls!
Gator Snack
By Wayne Brown

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

A Piddly Little Pond
By Jim Dougherty