Scout’s Promise —Tips for hunting Atchafalaya Basin wood ducks

This Eagle Scout provides tips on how to take more Atchafalaya Basin wood ducks.

Long before daylight, Cole Romero laid flat on his back along the floor of the boat, the back of his head resting on a gear bag positioned on the front deck like a pillow.

Comfortably out of the wind with his friend Michael Broussard at the helm, Romero was content to watch the stars that suddenly looked like you could touch them as we left the city lights of Berwick Bay heading upriver into the Atchafalaya Basin to hunt wood ducks.

The Boy Scout Oath reads: “On my honor, I will do my best, to do my duty to God and my country. To help other people at all times, to obey the scout law, and to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.”Click here to read more on Scout’s Promise —Tips for hunting Atchafalaya Basin wood ducks

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John Flores was enticed in 1984 to leave his western digs in New Mexico for the Sportsman’s Paradise by his wife Christine. Never looking back, the author spends much of his free time writing about and photographing the state’s natural resources.