Major League Fowl Blog
Nearing the end of our seasons brings mixed emotions for us. We reminisce about the hunts we have enjoyed, the hunts that have gone horribly wrong, and the blessings we are afforded with the people and gun dogs we all love.
The purpose of this blog is to highlight a few of the exciting stories that are featured on our thank you cards this fall. The photographers listed...
Buffleheads & Cavity Nesting
Buffleheads have historically enjoyed stable population levels due to their choice of a nesting site. Most hens begin to breed in their second yea...
Waterfowl Research: Hunter's Friend or Foe?
The history of waterfowl conservation has been a story of making assumptions, performing research, changing those assumptions, and adjusting regul...
One Season, 12,000 Miles, New Species, and Lifelong Friendships
The following blog was written by one of our own, Josiah Holt. It follows a few of his hunting trips for the 2018/19 season and the exciting events that came along with it. You can find Josiah and a few more of the photos from these trips on Instagram at josiahholt17 and www.josiahdholt.com
Gadwall Populations Soar: Potential Reasons and Tips on Taking Advantage
I remember shooting my first gadwall as a young hunter and being relatively unimpressed. In fact, I didn’t even know what kind of bird our dog had just retrieved. Many waterfowlers have shared this experience, but seasons are changing, duck populations are varying, and gadwalls are becoming an integral part of the waterfowl experience. As conservationists we ask, “why are gadwall populations doing so well?” and as hunters, “how can we take advantage of this phenomena?”
Why You Should Be a Part of a Ducks Unlimited Chapter in College
By Josiah Holt College is a time in your life that can begin to define who you are. It is a time when you will meet lifelong friends and make amazi...
"The Opener" Duck Recipe
As duck season begins, we bring you a unique recipe from one of our field pros and partners, John Wallace. We will continue to post recipes and met...
Opening Day Checklist
As opening day approaches in November for most states, we have put together this list from seasons of experience to help you be as prepared as possible for the start of a new season. If you forget shells, have an empty gas tank, or get soaked in your waders, you can't say we didn't warn you.
My Favorite Place On Earth
I, like so many others, look forward to opening day of duck season all year. The months and days leading up to it seem to drag along at a snail’s p...