December 2014
Issue Contents


Southern Discomfort
In Louisiana, We Found Early Teal
Amid Dire Talk Of Coastal Habitat
By John Pollmann

Help Wanted
Fending Off Problem Geese Just
Seemed Like The Right Thing To Do
By Gary R. Zahm

The Combatants
One’s Arrogance Stirred The Other’s
Distrust And The Game Was On
By Bill Morrissey

Blinded By White
Pooling All Resources, Pulling All Stops In An
Effort To Traffic Piles Of Spring Snow Geese
By David Rearick

Invisible Man
Spurred By A Need To Hide In Plain Sight,
A Waterfowler Expands His Toolbox
By Ross E. Swope

Small Bore, Big Bird
By One Hunter’s Calculations, In The
Right Arena The 28 Has The Goods


Hunt Book
Flyway Watch—Where Are The Ducks?
Cover Art
By Hunters For Hunters
Newt Rule’s Moxie
On The Half Frozen Seas
Marsh Notes: Mule Deer And Ducks
Hunt Access Investments In Nine States
Action On Climate Could Boost Wildlife Habitat

From The Editor
Upping The Price Of Admission

To Stay Or Go
By Michael Hungle

Duck Dogs
Rules Of Reward Training
By Robert Milner

Waterfowling Pumps
By Jarrod Spilger

Switching To Traditional Steel
By Tom Roster

Boats Guide
Late Season Life Preservers
By David Rearick

Close Calls!
Out Of Sight
By James Doran

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

By Jim Dougherty