Duck...I mean shoot

Duck hunting can be challenging at times. It can be a group activity, which means ribbing your buddies. Simply put, hunting ducks can be a blast, quite literally!

There are many styles of duck hunting, but they all have one common thread. We can hunt them as a group. Ducks are fun to hunt and provide you with great table fare, along with some beautiful feathers. Although, it seems that they tend to zig when you zag, in most cases. For having such a small brain, they sure seem to make it hard on us. I have learned a few tricks over the years that increase your odds at bringing birds into range. Whether on the river, a pond, lake or swamp, there are things you can do to ensure that you get to see a redneck snowstorm.

It's hard to believe that this is my twelfth season hunting waterfowl. Before I started, I watched shows and saw people hunting ducks. I wondered what would make them get up so early in the morning to chase such a small animal. I actually thought I would never get involved. After being asked by a friend if I would like to go, I hesitantly bought a duck stamp and some wetland camouflage. Little did I know what an addiction it would cause.

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