Add Confidence to a Spread with the New Gadwall Floaters from Final Approach.
Overland Park, Kan. Final Approach, a reputable leader in the waterfowl industry since 1993, has introduced a new Gadwall floating duck decoy six-pack set. Each Gadwall six-pack includes three drakes and three hens, with several head positions in each pack.
Final Approach decoys are custom-designed to provide outstanding definition and realism in the field. Custom-quality, highly visible paint schemes and highly realistic texture and feather detail set Final Approach decoys apart from other products on the market. Continue reading
Blue-winged teal by Kammie Kruse, US FWS. Flyways.us
As we await the final publication of the 2013 Waterfowl Breeding survey hunters in the three flyways that offer an early teal season are expected to receive a bag limit increase from five to six teal and a possession limit increase from two times the daily limit to three. The proposal for the changes has been accepted by the service and the ruling is expected sometime in August after the public comment period.
Of course, this is only a recommendation and the states within those flyways must accept the increase individually so be sure to check the finalized regulations your state before heading to the field during the early season. Continue reading
Waterfowler.com is please to share this independent film production from Broadshot Productions. The film quality is enjoyable and the audio track is a welcomed change to the typical Jeff Foiles inspired rockin’ beat. While these young guns aren’t competition quality callers and they whack a duck with teeth, the video is real, filled with passion for the sport and surely fuels our anticipation for the coming season. We look forward to seeing their future productions.
BSP Duck Hunt 2013 from Broad-Shot Productions on Vimeo.
Photo credit by Caleb Spiegel, USFWS and Flyways.us
The May Breeding Surveys have concluded and conditions vary greatly across the waterfowl breeding range. Overall, pond counts will be lower this year with breeding pairs will be near the 2011 and 2012 counts in most areas.
Hello folks, and, as always, welcome to Waterfowler.com.
In an average year the complexity of conducting the survey is monumental at best. This season the late arrival of spring and harsh weather patterns added widespread delays and difficulty to the entire process. Despite the delays caused by these storms, they did provide much needed rain in areas in many areas of the Dakotas. Continue reading