October 2016
Issue Contents


Hunting With The Social Network
The Fabric Of Waterfowl Tradition
Carried On The New Culture
By Jay Strangis

The Big Year
A Memory-Making Campaign
Aimed At Our Short-Lived Dogs
By Jack Hirt

Wood Duck Addiction
From Simple Happenstance
To Full Pursuit
By Gary Zahm

Senior Day
Special Hunts For The 55-And-Over
Crowd Are No Cakewalk
By John Flores

The Case Of The Missing Mallard
It Wasn’t Just The Weather
That Had Changed Patterns
By Mike Gnatkowski

One Of Those Other Ducks
Not Every Duck Can Be A Mallard—
That’s A Good Thing!
By John Gordon

Prairie Solo
Heading North With A Few Maps
And Eyes Wide Open
By Ron Peach


Hunt Book
Flyway Watch—30 Years
Smart Money: Northeastern Oklahoma
Survey Says—Nebraska Hunters
Huntin’ Canada
Hunt’s Imagery, Timeless Still
Bountiful Blues
The Carvers Of Bayou Lafourche
The Club On Pointe Mouillee
Marh Notes: Jim Hautman Grabs Fifth Stamp
Ogallala Aquifer Continues Decline
Anti-Trapping Effort In Montana Gains Momentum

From The Editor
The Great Misdirection

Hand –Saving Measures
By Michael Hungle

Duck Dogs
Gun Shy
By Robert Milner

FABARM XLR5 Waterfowler
By Jarrod Spilger

Practical Equipment Choices
By Tom Roster

Boats Guide
Weight Capacity And Distribution

Close Calls!
Seriously Lost
By Ron Sadler

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

Eating Ducks
By Patrick Meitin