October 2017
Issue Contents


When That Little Alarm Goes Off,
It’s Time To Dismantle The Plan
By Jay Strangis

Fowling The Hinterlands
In The Near-West, It’s Possible
To Have An Opening Day Trifecta
By Mike Gnatkowski

Canada’s Canadas
Blackfoots Abound North Of
The Border—Prepare Accordingly
By Jack Hirt

River Running!
Ever Changing, Rivers In Duck
Country Offer A Hidden Bounty
By Rich Massey

There May Be No More Effective
Hide Than Underwater
By John Depalma

Sawbills? Why Not?
Sure, Mergansers Are Offesnive Looking,
But Dogs Love ‘Em, And We Do Too
By T.R. Hendrick

Mystery Meat
Tales From The Deep Freeze
By David Svinarich



Hunt Book

Flyway Watch—Duck Stops
Smart Money: Guntersville Lake, Alabama
Survey Says—A Changed Pattern
On The Job Dog Training
Bringing The Hunt To The Front—William H. Foster
Bloodletting Mottled Ducks
Five Can Decoy Touch-Up
The Old Man’s Decoys
Marh Notes: Band Reporting Now Online Affair
FWS Attempts To Clarify Definition Of Baiting
State Agencies Getting Tough On Violators

From The Editor
Where Tradition Is Birthright

Rig It Right
By John Gordon

Duck Dogs
Gun Dogs And Crippled Ducks
By Robert Milner

Winchester Super X4
By Jarrod Spilger

B&P Expands In U.S. Markets
By Tom Roster

Boats Guide
Boat Cleats

Close Calls!
White-Knuckle Whiteout
By Ron Sadler

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

Gentlemen, Start Your Engines
By Patrick Meitin