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Melissa Bachman

How to Best Prepare for the Late-Waterfowl Season


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These birds have heard and seen it all, so be cautious. Let scouting and setup do the work. Be confident in your setup and always be ready to adapt. Next, keeping yourself comfortable is an absolute must in the book of late-season gunning. Check out the weather and pick hunting days wisely. If you’re someone […]

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Understanding Shot Sizes for Ducks and Geese


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Winchester makes the following recommendations when it comes to choose the right size shot, choke and choosing the proper yardage for making shots at waterfowl. Winchester Waterfowl Shot Guide: SPECIES IDEAL RANGE SHOT SIZE CHOKE GAUGE Small Ducks 15-40 yds 4, 5, 6 IC/Mod 12, 20 Large Ducks 10-40 yds BB,1, 2, 3 Mod/Imp. Mod […]

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Melissa Bachman

Winchester Blind Side and Early Goose Season


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Sometimes geese come right into a decoy spread and are truly committed. The fun and anticipation of shooting close birds that are literally locked into decoys is something that will get any hunter excited. The weather is also amazing, so the entire experience is fun and action-packed. Another thing I love about early goose hunting […]

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Early Goose Season Tips


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A drive by any golf course, shopping mall green space or public park will provide all the anecdotal evidence you need to confirm goose populations are thriving just fine. In fact, so many geese had taken over one Virginia Beach, Va., neighborhood where hunting wasn’t practical so government trappers stepped in and euthanized 103. Indeed, […]

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Five Tips for Shooting More Waterfowl


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Here are five waterfowl shooting tips to help you fill your limit each time you hit the flooded timber or blind. Dress for the Weather—Not just when you hunt, but when you practice too. Most hunters may get a little time behind the shotgun during the warmer pre-season of summer on the clays course or […]

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