6 weeks ago
Apr 5, 2013 11:38 AM
Ducks Unlimited's Great Lakes and Atlantic Region (GLAR) was recognized last week with the National Blue-winged Teal Award during the 78th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in Arlington, Virginia. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) presented GLAR with the award for DU's work benefiting waterfowl and other wetland birds.
"This award is so meaningful because it was our conservation partners in the states who nominated us," said GLAR Director...
9 weeks ago
Mar 17, 2013 2:20 PM
Waste not, want not is a great philosophy for game meat management. You worked hard to harvest it and may have paid for travel, accommodations, an out of state license and/or a special permit...even paid a guide to get to it. The last thing you want is the frustration and disappointment of having to throw out a great piece of meat instead of enjoying the fruits of your labor with friends and family. A plan can even help you calculate how much of your annual...
12 weeks ago
Feb 28, 2013 9:50 AM
You only get one set of ears and take it from an old gun writer, you had better protect 'em. Walker's Game Ear, the shooting and hunting industry pioneer in hearing protection, introduces the Elite Power Muffs Digital Quads featuring Aridion Technology. The Walker's Game Ear Elite Power Muffs Digital Quads are specially treated with a NanoTech coating for electronics providing the ultimate protective shield against corrosion and water damage.
The Elite Power Muff Digital...
18 weeks ago
Jan 14, 2013 5:55 AM
Everything occurs online today, even hunting. Who would have thought that hunting is all about online today – licenses, hunter education and access to the sport.
According to HunterSurvey.comand AnglerSurvey.com, in 2012, the number of hunters and anglers purchasing licenses online grew by 35 percent and 13 percent respectively since 2009. Today, 28 percent of all hunters and 29 percent of all anglers surveyed report-buying licenses online.
Hunter Education reports similar...
18 weeks ago
Jan 13, 2013 7:25 AM
As Congress and the White House debate the gun controls they want to try to put into place, a negative side effect would be the impact on conservation funding and public land access. These programs are paid for by Pittman-Robertson funds derived from excise taxes placed upon firearms and ammunition.
In 2012 Pittman-Robertson funds generated over $370 million for state game and fish agencies to use to increase access to landlocked public lands, create and fund new shooting ranges,...
19 weeks ago
Jan 10, 2013 10:20 AM
Vortex has been kept secret for far too long. If you are looking for quality at a great price price, Vortex should be on your short list.
Vortex Optics Crossfire binoculars got a facelift internally and externally in 2013 with the introduction of the Crossfire II series. Better optics, a better build and a new look are hallmarks of the Crossfire II's, ensuring users continue to get the quality, value and innovation Vortex is known for.
Crossfire II binoculars boast upgraded fully...
19 weeks ago
Jan 5, 2013 4:41 AM
Ducks Unlimited suggests 10 late season tips to fool the waterfowl that have seen it all. Decoys are more important than anything else to success, especially when you are hunting late season. Calling helps capture the attention, but decoys close the deal.
The complete article is in this month’s Ducks Unlimited magazine but here is a quick overview of the ten tips.
1. Deploy a micro spread: Late in the season, conditions can change quickly so...
23 weeks ago
Dec 5, 2012 9:37 AM
A flashlight is one of the most basic pieces of outdoor gear and yet one of the most essential. That being said, not all flashlight are made equal.
With a CREE LED rated at 180 lumens and a high-efficiency deep parabolic reflector, the beam on each of the TAC-300 Series flashlights has an effective range of 190 meters (over 620 feet). Their waterproof design in combination with an impact and chemical resistant glass-filled nylon polymer housing (300s) or aircraft-grade 6061-T6 aluminum...
30 weeks ago
Oct 19, 2012 9:10 AM
When the Remington Arms Company, LLC ("Remington") introduced the VERSA MAX shotgun, it shattered convention and all previous benchmarks for reliability with an autoloading action unlike any that have come before it. Building on the momentum of the award-winning platform, Remington proudly announces the new VERSA MAX Sportsman.
The VERSA MAX Sportsman is a workhorse shotgun designed for the field, priced for a broader appeal, for today's American sportsman who doesn't...
1 year ago
Mar 26, 2012 8:42 AM
Ducks Unlimited Inc. and Ducks Unlimited Canada were honored with a Conservation Champion Award on March 21 at the North American Migratory Bird Joint Venture 25th Anniversary Celebration in Washington, D.C.
"Ducks Unlimited has been a proud and active member of virtually every migratory bird joint venture management board since their inception, and we strongly believe in this model of 'good government,'" said DU Chief...