It’s finally here! Duck season opened for us here in Utah at the beginning of October. Just a few days before, I had been up in the mountains chasing grouse for the last time. That last grouse hunt wasn’t successful and the only thing that had me excited was that duck season was around the … Continue reading Opening Duck Hunt-The Thing Duck Hunters Live For.
Have you ever had something in your life that has always stuck with you since you were a kid? To me, swans have always had a special place. It first started when I was 7 doing a skit in church. We were doing The Ugly Duckling and I was the ugly duckling. When I was … Continue reading The Utah Swan Hunt That I’ll Never Forget
Waterfowl season is just around the corner. I’ve been watching the geese moving around and I’ve even been seeing some ducks showing up in more ponds around town. This is a very exciting time of year for me. I spend all year just waiting for the days in the marsh, watching the sunrise and feeling … Continue reading Gear Prepping For Duck Season
Waterfowl hunting is a world of gear. By that, I mean blinds, decoys, calls, waders, jackets, boats, bikes, and so many more gadgets that it seems intimidating getting into it. There’s trying to learn how to identify different breeds and learning how to read weather and water and patterns. It really can be overwhelming. I’m … Continue reading Why Small Decoy Spreads Still Work.
Mentors are hard to forget in life. There’s always a lot to learn and we have to navigate it all somehow. Hunting is one of those times that having a mentor makes it easier to learn. My first hunting mentor was my old boss, Tony. That is where my passion for waterfowl began. I was … Continue reading The Importance Of Mentors In Hunting
American Wigeon – A Waterfowl Species Profile https://endlessmigrationhunt.com/waterfowl-species-profiles/american-wigeon-a-waterfowl-species-profile/ — Read on endlessmigrationhunt.com/waterfowl-species-profiles/american-wigeon-a-waterfowl-species-profile/ This article is a great read. The guys at Endless Migration have a lot of good stuff coming. These species profiles are great to learn and keep that fire going until duck season comes around. Check it out.
First things first, sorry we didn’t have a post last week. We were having some family time in Oregon with my Mother in Law and I decided that spending time with family was a touch more important. Recently and as we got going with this blog and getting Kaela into hunting, we’ve had a discussion … Continue reading Hunting Ear Plugs, To Wear or Not To Wear.
This plan worked out well, the jump shoot didn’t have much. I lost another duck in the reeds, but we moved on and set up on one of the ponds. We had about 2 more hours of shooting time and we set up on the same spot we had shot our pintail hens earlier in … Continue reading Fish Springs Part 2
3 am is an early start for anyone, especially when you go to bed at midnight. I struggled to fall asleep the night before because I couldn’t contain the excitement. I tend to get that way before a hunt. Waterfowl hunting is one of my most favorite things and knowing that there might be birds … Continue reading Fish Springs Part 1
When your fiancé tells you that hunting coyotes isn’t scary, and while you’re sitting in the middle of an empty desert crouching down behind some sage brush you decide to do a Google Image search for “coyote” to remind yourself what they look like since you’ve never seen one in real life before, your search … Continue reading Real Talk from The Female First Time Hunter