Delta Waterfowl

Pennsylvania outdoorsmen are among state’s most generous citizens

I had a unique request from a friend at church last week. A middle-aged woman came to me explaining that she and her husband wanted to donate their holiday bonuses to charity, as they regularly do. This year, however, they wanted to support causes that reflected the interests of their two adult children. For their daughter, who works with children…

Canadian province lowers minimum hunting age to 12

(Delta Waterfowl)WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Newfoundland has relaxed what was the most restrictive minimum-age requirement for hunters in North America, according to a recent news release from Delta Waterfowl. Effective immediately, Newfoundland youths age 12 or older can hunt small game and ducks when accompanied by an adult, rather than waiting until age 16. Delta Waterfowl was at the forefront of…

South Dakota chapter chairman named Delta Waterfowl’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year

BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA — Willie Gloe, chairman of the Fowled Up Chapter in Pierre, S.D., is Delta Waterfowl’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year. He bested a field of seven finalists during a month-long, online vote. Gloe, 36, became a member of Delta Waterfowl just six years ago, but hit the ground running, the organization said in a news release. Since 2011,…

State duck surveys offer mixed news for waterfowl hunters

While duck hunting has slowed overall, some areas in central and southern Minnesota had exceptional hunting in recent days as the cold temperatures and northwest winds moved good numbers of mallards and other late-season migrants into the state.With the final weeks of the off-season ticking down, waterfowl hunters are anticipating release of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Waterfowl Breeding…