Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

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Apex Predator: using a 'Light Decoy Spread' on public land duck hunts

When duck hunting on public land, the biggest battle might actually be against other hunters. 

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December 18 at 4:15 pm
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Duck Stamp Act of 2014 passes Senate, now awaits president's signature

The U.S. Senate passed the Duck Stamp Act of 2014 today, which will increase the cost of a federal duck stamp from $15 to $25 if President Barack Obama signs it into law.

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December 02 at 4:45 pm
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Birds holding in East Zone marshes

The coastal duck population estimates for Louisiana’s 2014-2015 season were almost off the charts compared to recent years,  and hunters in the state’s East Zone are also reporting seeing lots of birds. 

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December 01 at 3:00 pm
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The Delta Difference — The key to Mississippi Delta duck-hunting success

Dale Carnegie has nothing on LDWF waterfowl study leader Larry Reynolds. Nor does Henry Kissinger.

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December 01 at 7:00 am
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Final waterfowl estimate is 3.13 million birds for November coastal survey

For the first time since 1995, the number of ducks counted in the state during November’s annual aerial waterfowl survey exceeded 3 million birds, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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November 24 at 11:37 am
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Dewey Wills WMA greentree reservoir bone dry for duck season opener

If heading to the greentree reservoir at Dewey W. Wills Wildlife Management Area for some opening-day duck hunting was on your calendar, you'd better find another option: The reservoir is pretty much bone dry.

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November 19 at 11:17 am
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Double the pleasure, double the fun

South Louisiana offers great duck hunting and saltwater fishing during the late fall and early winter. Many kayakers love pursuing both, but it’s often difficult to choose.

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November 18 at 9:00 am
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Duck Stamp Act of 2014 passes House, moves to Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed the Duck Stamp Act of 2014, which would increase the cost of a federal duck stamp from $15 to $25.

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November 17 at 7:54 pm
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Most hunters report successful duck season opener

On Friday afternoon, the state’s waterfowl study leader reported encouraging aerial survey results, indicating the largest number of birds Louisiana’s seen in early November for at least 10 years. 

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November 17 at 8:50 am
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Top 5 mistakes duck hunters make

Duck hunters have spent all year looking forward to the first day of the season, and there’s nothing worse than heading to the camp and having everything go south.

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November 17 at 5:30 am
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New duck-boat options

Xpress Boats of Hot Springs, Ark., has expanded its lineup of all-weld duck boats.

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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What’s in your duck-hunting shell bucket?

A properly stocked shell bucket is a must for waterfowlers. Here are some essentials every hunter should have at his disposal:

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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Hard-hitting ammo a must

When it comes to hunting coastal waterfowl, whether in the agricultural rice fields or the National Wildlife Refuge system, a hard-hitting shotgun shell is of utmost importance, particularly where geese are in the mix.

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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Comfortable accommodations

Lake Charles is located within a 30-minute drive of some from the finest waterfowl hunting on the continent. There are numerous hotels along the city’s Interstate 210 Loop that provide access south to the agricultural areas where duck and goose hunting are part of the fabric of the region.

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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The story behind Mojo Ducks

The definition of “mojo” is pretty straightforward: “a power that may seem magical and that allows someone to be very effective and successful.”

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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Top gear for duck hunting

If you owned your own 100,000-square-foot sporting goods store and had access to any hunting gear in the world, what would you take to the duck blind with you?

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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