Where to hunt Duck
Ducks are found nearly anywhere. But some areas, typically located along the migration routes or wintering stations and offering a particularly good combination of water, food and shelter, attract amazing masses of waterfowl, and draw hunters sometimes from thousands of miles away. The prairies of American Midwest and the Saskatchewan and Alberta provinces of Canada, coastal areas of Texas and Louisiana, coastal marshes of Europe and the duck-filled skies of Argentina are only some of the legendary locations for duck hunting. Azerbaijan, with the Caspian Sea coast that attracts wintering birds from a large part of Russia and Kazakhstan, should also be mentioned.
Many duck hunting offers start at $200-$250 a day. Considering that for that price you get the use of the guide’s blind, decoys, usually retriever and often boat, not to mention expertise, it is a great bargain well worth the investment. The price may go up to $2,000-$3,000 depending on the usual factors such as trip duration, abundance of game, and whether food and lodging is included. You may see duck hunting trips priced at $10,000 and more, but these prices are usually for a team of up to 12 hunters. In general, duck hunting is perhaps the most affordable way of hunting the world.
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When to hunt Duck?
Waterfowl seasons generally occur in the autumn and winter, when the birds have finished raising their young and are migrating to warmer areas where food conditions are more reliable. The best time for hunting ducks is in the peak of the migration, or just after the flocks arrived at their destinations. When in unfamiliar territory, ducks rely on other ducks to locate the prime feeding grounds or shelter and are easier to attract by decoys and calling. Local ducks can be hunted during special summer seasons, with its peculiar set of challenges and thrills.
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In most cases duck hunting is carried out from the blind, positioned over a body of water where the birds are likely to seek food and shelter, or so as to intercept the birds during their daily or seasonal movement. The latter case is known as pass shooting, and is commonly done using improvised cover provided by local vegetation. Some hunters also jump-shoot ducks by wading or hiking along a creek bottom, or try to approach them in a canoe, a punt, or a specially designed duck boat. Big-time duck hunting at migration routes or wintering grounds typically requires a considerable investment in gear (decoys, clothes, waders, etc.), and calls for much knowledge, experience, and skills in calling and setting up a realistic decoy spread. A hunter who wants to find out is duck hunting is for him or her is strongly recommended to start with an experienced and reputable guide.
Why hunt Duck? All hunts (180)
The delicious flesh of the wild duck and the amazing numbers of birds allowed many peoples in the past to stock up their larders to last many months. While this is no longer a necessity, and most practices of pot and market hunters have been long banned to protect waterfowl, the pursuit still remains among the most interesting and exciting kinds of hunts. Duck hunting addicts spare no time nor money for travel and gear to satisfy their passion, and a quest to collect every species of duck legal in North America may be every bit as challenging as any big game hunting slam. Avid waterfowlers are lucky, as their passion allows them to hunt the world without spending top dollars. Duck hunting around the world is suffused with camaraderie and tradition, and there is no finer way to experience a sunrise than from a duck blind, surrounded by the sounds of whistling wings and the sight of colorful drakes heading in to land among the decoys.
Duck Hunting United States
We offer world class duck hunting on Lake Okeechobee and surrounding private lands in Glades and Okeechobee Counties. Most hunts are conducted from duck boats fully equipped with comfortable seating, decoys and blinds. We also have the capabilities and equipment to hunt in float boxes or in the water with waders. We strive to keep current tabs on the ducks and their movements by scouting throughout the entire season to maximize our client's success on the water! Looking to finish your UWC North American Waterfowl Grand Slam? We offer trips specifically targeting Florida's elusive Mottle and Whistling Tree Ducks (Black Belly and Fulvous) upon request at no additional charge! (4 Hour Trip) Morning Departure (5:00AM) / Afternoon Departure (2:00PM)
Trip duration: 1 day
Hunting season: 1 Jan 2018 31 Dec 2019
Dove, Pintail, Tree Duck 6 for 5 Mexico
Our bird hunting is considered the best in Mexico with a vast variety of Ducks including, Teal, PinTail, Wigeon, Gadwall, Canvas Back and Tree Ducks. Bird boys, packing and cleaning of all birds included. Absolutely we would like to offer a special for trips in January for white wing dove, pintail and tree duck shooting. 5 HUNTERS BOOK BY AUGUST 15TH AND 6TH HUNTER IS FREE
Trip duration: 3 days
Hunting season: 1 Jan 2020 31 Jan 2020
Upland Bird Hunt 2020 Canada
Upland Game Birds open after September 15 The primary species that hunters come to Saskatchewan for are Greater Canada Geese, Cacklers, Snow & Blue Geese, Ross Geese and White-fronted Geese, which is also known as a Specklebelly. We have 27 different species of ducks in our hunting area including Mallards, Pintails, Blue and Green Winged Teals, Widgeons, Northern Shovelers, Red Heads, and Canvasbacks to name a few. There is also an opportunity to hunt Sand Hill Cranes as they migrate through the area. Limits Canada Geese – 8 per day per hunter. Possession – 24. Snow and Blue Geese – 20 per day per hunter. Possession – 60. Specklebellies – 5 per day per hunter. Possession – 15. Ducks – 8 per day per hunter. Possession – 24. Sandhill Cranes – 5 per day per hunter. Possession – 15. Bookings are done on a “first come, first serve” basis; only a deposit will hold a spot. Reserve the dates you or your group prefers. Once booked, we will require full names, complete addresses, and telephone numbers for all group members.
Trip duration: 3 - 5 days
Hunting season: 1 Sep 2020 31 Oct 2020
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