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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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Many states now offer waterfowling into the very late season, if not the beginning of the New Year. Too, waterfowling limits are quite liberal with birds above their long-term averages, and some species at all-time highs. In many Northern-tier and Midwestern states, however, winter still makes an appearance with what seems like a good chunk […]

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The Blind Side Advantage – Get ready for Waterfowl


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Waterfowlers looking for that edge this season that will put more birds in their brace will find that advantage with Winchester’s Blind Side shotshells. Since Winchester introduced these loads several years ago they have become a favorite in blinds, and among the flooded timber. But what makes these “Stacked. Fast. Deadly.” loads so lethal on […]

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