New Gun, New Duck Season

My friend, Joe, bought me a Ducks Unlimited hunting calendar last year for Christmas. It’s one of those special edition calendars where DU gives away a gun every week for a year and I was lucky enough to win this awesome CZ Redhead 12 gauge shotgun. It fits me perfectly and earlier this week I …

75 Years of Waterfowl Conservation

Ducks are thriving in North America, thanks in no small part to the wetland conservation group, Ducks Unlimited (ducks.org). DU was formed in the 1930’s, during the dark days of the economic depression. A drought was consuming the Midwestern United States and precious breeding ground in Canada was degraded, causing duck populations to plummet. While …

Duck Hunting 2011 – 2012 Season

We just wrapped up the 2011-2012 duck hunting season here in Oregon. It was the second season that me and Banjo were able to hunt ducks together and we had a great time. We even bagged some ducks along the way too. Banjo usually sits on a little porch on the front of the blind, …