June/July 2016
Issue Contents

June/July 2016



Huntin’ Duck
After A Year Away, We Again Traipsed The
Hinterland With One Of Our Favorite Characters
By Jack Hirt

Yo-Yo Ducks
Changing Weather’s
Special Delivery Ducks
By John E. Phillips

New Friends, New Places
A First-Time Visit To The “Big” Prairies
Cements A Hunter’s Expectations
By David Rearick

Finishing Strong
With Competition, And Repetition,
Come The Need To Be Different
By John Gordon



Hunt Book

Flyway Watch—No End In Sight For Spring Hunts
Telling Words—Voices From 1958
Smart Money: Venice, Louisiana
Things That Matter—The Adaptable Giant
Rice Breast: Not A Recipe
Missouri v. Holland
Marsh Notes—Proposal Would Change Stamp
Water Woes Continue For Des Moines
Lab Still King Of U.S. Breeds

From The Editor
Is Hunting A Sport?
By Jay Strangis

Step One!
By Michael Hungle

Duck Dogs
The Control Distance
By Robert Milner

Unraveling Velocity Issues
By Tom Roster

16 Gauge “Niche” Adds A Redux
By Jarrod Spilger

Boats Guide
Safety First—For A Safe Return
By David Rearick

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

A Duck (Almost) Out Of Water
By Patrick Meitin