Tag: duck hunting

An Overview of Waterfowl Hunting Rules in Arkansas

Waterfowl hunting is around the corner next month and hunters in Arkansas are gearing up and honing in on their skills. It is always wise to double-check your state’s hunting website to make sure there are no new regulations you need to follow. The state of Arkansas has explicit standards and regulations for waterfowl hunters… Read more »

A Brief Overview of The Merganser Bird

The Merganser duck is a beautiful member of the bird species and is known for their large bodies and majestic markings. Merganser ducks are most commonly found on large rivers, lakes and reservoirs. Male and female merganser ducks are easily distinguishable, as the males have clean white bodies with dark green heads, and a slender… Read more »

Things to Keep in Mind When Duck Calling

If you had told me some years ago a show about duck calls could generate hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue I’d reply, “There’s no way that could happen.” But happen, it did. The A&E cable TV show Duck Dynasty first hit the air in 2012, and has been popular ever since. The show… Read more »

America Has Seen A Rise In Waterfowl Population

Duck hunting season for this year is quite promising, as wildlife groups are indicating a large number of waterfowl should be in play. Research and data reports from aerial surveys designed to assess the breeding populations of North America’s 10 most popular duck species estimate a population of 48.4 million birds. These surveys look at… Read more »

Tips to Get Ready For Duck Season

Duck season will be approaching soon with October just around the corner, and hunters are already beginning to gear up. Duck hunting is a fairly long season, ranging from the beginning of October to early February. You will be able to spend many days and weeks in the highly populated duck areas, and will hopefully… Read more »

What are the Best Weather Conditions for Waterfowl Hunting?

Hunting for waterfowl is an amazing occasion, regardless of your experience level. Whether you are hunting duck, geese, or another large aquatic bird, waterfowl will undoubtedly become one of your favorite game animals to hunt. While you can find waterfowl all year round, there are certain conditions that are more ideal than others. Weather plays… Read more »

Why is Hunting So Much Fun?

After a long day out on the hunt for your next trophy, have you ever stopped to think why it’s so fun to hunt? Everyone might have their own answer to that question, but here are some common reasons most hunters would agree on. The Challenge There’s just something about chasing down a big game… Read more »

What Side Dishes Go Best With Duck?

Duck is one of the tenderer meats around, as this classic French-inspired dish was once only served to the elitist of people. Now, people from all over are enjoying this delicious source of protein. Most chefs will tell you that you should try duck breast at least once in your lifetime. Many fine cuisine restaurants… Read more »

How Hunting Helps the Economy

Hunting helps the American economy. Even though it may not seem like big business, hunting supports more than 680,000 jobs and has an annual impact of some $38 billion on the economy. Think about it: hunting involves sales of tags and licenses. It gets people outdoors, helps with wildlife improvement efforts, requires all sorts of… Read more »

Reasons to Take Your Son Hunting

There are life lessons kids learn in school, and then there are life lessons they learn out on the land, with their dad, hunting. Indeed, a father and son spending time together on a hunt is just about the best feeling in the world, complete with things to see and do, lessons to learn, and,… Read more »