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Nikki Boxler

A Beginner’s Guide to Waterfowl Identification


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First Observation When distinguishing one species from another is it important to start with the basics and take note of the bird’s size, shape, wing beat, colors, sound and flock behavior. Flock Behavior Flock behaviors are clues when identifying waterfowl species. Note mallards, pintail and widgeon form loose groups. Teal and shovelers fly in fast […]

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Melissa Bachman

Pre-Taxidermy Tips For Waterfowl


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Hold Your Dog Back- If a bird drops that you think could be a potential candidate for a taxidermy mount, go retrieve the bird yourself. This will eliminate the chance of the dog causing additional damage to your bird. Once You Retrieve Your Bird- Place it on ice if it’s warm. Immediately start cooling the […]

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Blind Side Dream Hunt North Platte Outpost Day 2


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A group of five Canada geese is spotted above a line of cottonwood trees to the north – it appears to be headed towards the blind. Head Guide Ross Juelfs tunes up the call. Six dark geese turn into the wind and head straight towards the spread of full body, shell and floater decoys. Day […]

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Late Season River Hunting For Waterfowl


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Some of the finest hunting can be found on rivers during the late season, but some advice from a savvy guide should be taken to heart. Nebraska’s Platte River is where you will arguably find the finest waterfowling in the country. One of the best locations to hunt this historic prairie river is in the […]

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The Blind Side Advantage – Get Ready for Waterfowl


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  With Blind Side’s uniquely shaped pellets, called Hex Shot, each shell is able to pack more pellets into the same space than round pellets are able to. This means more pellets in the air for better, denser patterns. The cube-shaped shot delivers another benefit on the impact side of the shotshell equation—the additional edges […]

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