Early Canada Goose Season Licensing

Early Canada Goose Season Licensing

Doug Leier North Dakota’s early Canada goose season has been around for more than a decade and has gone through many evolution’s since it started in 1999. The big change this year is that hunters of all ages, both resident and nonresident, will for the first time need a special license. It’s a specific effort […]

Outdoor Photography Tips

Outdoor Photography Tips

By Doug Leier If you hunt or fish, chances are you take pictures of your catch or bag. It’s easy these days because small cameras or mobile phones capable of taking photos and video are convenient to bring along, and the automatic settings are almost fool-proof. Notice I wrote “almost” fool-proof and not “totally” fool-proof. […]

Thin To Win in the Blind

October 20, 2009 by  
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Thin To Win in the Blind

By Chris Hustad It’s around 15 degrees, and my watch says 8 am on a late October morning in 1993. I have my head tucked under a staked-up snow goose shell, as I watch a flock of 8 snows coming at us 200 yards away. Luckily, there’s just enough wind this morning to keep the […]

Field Blinds – Are They Losing Effectiveness?

March 24, 2009 by  
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Field Blinds – Are They Losing Effectiveness?

By Chris Hustad  In my neck of the prairie, the month of November officially changes our waterfowl season to the late season. While this means changes in rules and regulations such as a season close for canvasbacks and pintails; it also means the rest of the waterfowl world will be tougher to decoy. Try decoying […]

Goose Hunting Tips

February 14, 2009 by  
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Goose Hunting Tips

By Chad “diver_sniper” Haabala Each evening when I watch the sun sink down into Montana, I put another X on the calender and tally the number of days left. Not the number of days until my birthday, and no, not the number of days until Christmas, it’s something even better than that. I’m talking about […]

Goose Call Tuning Step by Step

February 14, 2009 by  
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Goose Call Tuning Step by Step

By Chad “diver_sniper” Haabala Ahhh Spring time. It’s wonderful isn’t it? The birds are coming back, the kids are able to play in the yard again without getting frostbitten, Gramps can finally get back on that lawn mower that’s been teasing him for months now. But if you’re like me, there’s really only one thing […]

Motion in the Decoys

February 14, 2009 by  
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Motion in the Decoys

By PJ Maguire Nothing will cause wary waterfowl to stay clear of shotgun range like lifeless decoys. Allowing your decoys to appear alive or have motion will increase your success in the field. Motion will bring birds closer to the decoys providing better and less-crippling shots. In this article I will discuss several tricks and […]

Canada Goose Hunting Off the “X”

February 14, 2009 by  
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Canada Goose Hunting Off the “X”

By Jed Fluhrer Almost all goose hunters have experienced the high of finding a field full of geese. The feeling of anticipation is unlike any in the waterfowling world. There’s nothing better than setting up decoys on a frosty morning in a field covered in goose scat and downy feathers. While there is no guarantee […]

Early Canada Goose Hunting Tips and Tactics

February 13, 2009 by  
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Early Canada Goose Hunting Tips and Tactics

By Chris Hustad Resident Canada goose populations have exploded in recent years. It’s like night and day comparing the amount of Canada’s I witnessed last year to 5 years ago in my favorite areas. As a result, there’s more and more hunter’s taking the field each September, and for good reason. If you’re new to […]

Goose Calling Tips, Duck Calling Tips Help and Advice “How to’s”

February 13, 2009 by  
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Goose Calling Tips, Duck Calling Tips Help and Advice “How to’s”

We’ve got a great selection of videos on duck calling instructions and goose calling instructions. Learn all the duck calling tips and goose calling tips you need for the field and on stage. These come highly recommended! To get the most out of the instructions, you’ll need to have RealPlayer for the audio clips. Click […]

Layout Blind Concealment Tips

February 13, 2009 by  
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Layout Blind Concealment Tips

By Chris Hustad Without a doubt, the introduction of layout blinds is one of the biggest assets to field hunters in the past decade. Every year, existing models get makeovers adding better modifications. There are many brands on the market, and many models can be found of each. I’ve hunted out of most of the […]

Scouting for the Fall

February 13, 2009 by  
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Scouting for the Fall

By Doug Leier  I  hate to bear bad news, but summer is fading faster than the Minnesota Twins. While there is still some time to soak in the last remaining days of August, it’s also a good time to start preparations for autumn and all its splendor. It’s never too soon to begin planning for […]