Waterfowl

Maximizing Duck-Use-Day Potential on WRP Tracts

When managing private property for waterfowl hunting, providing a diverse, high-quality food source will increase the likelihood of successful hunting opportunities. Duck-use-days (DUD’s) represent the energy requirements of one waterfowl for one day. DUD’s are used to quantify the amount of food available for migrating waterfowl in an area. While managing more than 4,000 acres…

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Blind Placement

There is no substitute for being on the ‘X’ when you’re hunting ducks. The spot where the ducks want to be may change year-to-year, and even throughout the season as water levels increase or food availability changes. These factors make it extremely challenging to place a permanent blind in a location that will be consistently…

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