Minnesota and Waterfowl

Title Issue
For some hunters, duck season’s end ‘fantastic’

For some hunters, duck season’s end ‘fantastic’

On Nov. 10, a cold front whipped through Minnesota, and for most duck hunters, just like that, the season crashed to an early end, nearly a month before its official end

December 2014
Duck hunt gets off to a hot start

Duck hunt gets off to a hot start

Duck hunting in Minnesota couldn’t get much hotter than it did during the opening weekend of the season this year.

September 2014
Thinking wood ducks, teal, and mallards for the 2014 waterfowl opener

Thinking wood ducks, teal, and mallards for the 2014 waterfowl opener

Small water opener: Ducks on the mind? Then scout some secluded waterholes now for jumpshooting later

September 2014
‘Warm one’ in store for 2014 duck opener

‘Warm one’ in store for 2014 duck opener

Dress light, shoot straight, and, oh, by the way, bring some bug repellent, just in case.

September 2014
Ducky weather for youth waterfowlers

Ducky weather for youth waterfowlers

A year ago, youth waterfowl hunters and those adults with them drove to lakes and marshes for the one-day youth hunt with air conditioners cooling them prior to arrival at their destinations

September 2014
The fine (easement) print in federal duck stamp increase legislation

The fine (easement) print in federal duck stamp increase legislation

Prohibit acquisition with the proposed $10 increase in the cost of the federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp? No thanks.

August 2014
Breeding duck numbers hit record high

Breeding duck numbers hit record high

North America’s breeding duck population this spring was an estimated 49.2 million birds, the highest number on record.

June 2014
Feds likely to approve early teal season

Feds likely to approve early teal season

No MWA support; state may not allow for this fall

March 2014
Teal the focus of waterfowl symposium

Teal the focus of waterfowl symposium

The 17th annual Minnesota Waterfowl Symposium is set for Feb. 1, and, as usual, the topics revolve around things near and dear to Minnesota duck hunters.

January 2014
In Minnesota, the waterfowl season is open more than it’s closed

In Minnesota, the waterfowl season is open more than it’s closed

Between ducks, Canada geese, and light geese, Minnesota hunters have about seven months to target waterfowl in 2014.

January 2014