Minnesota and Waterfowl

Title Issue
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
Minnesota Waterfowl Association kicking off new program for duck enthusiasts

Minnesota Waterfowl Association kicking off new program for duck enthusiasts

Waterfowl 365 is designed to be an opportunity for waterfowl hunters and enthusiasts to get together and talk about their passions.

December 2013
WPA's now open for hunting

WPA's now open for hunting

Many public lands remain open to hunters, recreationists during federal government shutdown

October 2013
Waterfowling ‘splits’ arrive

Waterfowling ‘splits’ arrive

‘New ducks’ are filtering through Minnesota

October 2013
Duck opener ’13: a little good, a  little not so good

Duck opener ’13: a little good, a little not so good

Steve Cordts heard fantastic blue-winged teal hunting reports from this past weekend, which marked the opening of the state’s 60-day duck season.

September 2013
Earliest Minnesota duck opener in decades begins this Saturday

Earliest Minnesota duck opener in decades begins this Saturday

The odds say Saturday’s duck opener will be a good one.

September 2013
Scaup still dying at Winnie…

Scaup still dying at Winnie…

But what will fall hold?

August 2013