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Holiday traditions with the Migration Nation crew

Everyone loves the Christmas holiday season,especially hunters! Those fortunate enough to escape the hustle and bustle of employment often seek solace in a duck blind. Although Christmas is about Christ, I for one believe He puts the creatures on Earth … Continue reading

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GREAT GEAR: Drake Jean Cut under Wader Pant

If you are a duck hunter, chances are that you’ve had to choose between jeans or sweat pants, or chosen some other clothing to wear under your waders. It’s quite possible you have even tried a few of the specialty … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather…

Possibly the most scenic time of year is fall and into winter when waterfowl migrate through America. The splendid blend of colors, and sounds cannot be matched. Take some time out to appreciate the flora; visit a marsh and view … Continue reading

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Sixgun shootout; and Happy Birthday to a Classic Colt !

What do you do when your old heirloom Colt revolver turns one hundred years old ? You throw a party but instead of feeding it cake; you serve up a couple varieties of Fiocchi ammo! Several years ago, I aquired … Continue reading

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CALL NOTES: Power Calls, Impulse Duck Call

Kelley Powers is obviously a household name in the waterfowl world. Throughout the past couple decades he has held every conceivable title there is in goose calling competitions; and according to rules had to retire. Powers is best known for … Continue reading

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The Power of the Bird Band

By Tom Cannon Most waterfowl hunters are familiar with the word “band”. It is the one four letter word that will actually put a smile on the face of the grumpiest hunter. Likewise; the word band has evolved into many … Continue reading

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Cross Over Lures

I am fortunate to get to fish across the U.S., from Alaska to the Florida Keys. The more I learn about fish; of all species, is that a fish is a fish, no matter where he lives. All fish have … Continue reading

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Testing Fiocchi Cowboy Action Ammo

Testing Fiocchi Cowboy Action ammo   Like many Americans, I was raised watching John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and others riding high in the saddle, with a Colt .45 on the hip and a Winchester lever action close by. Those movies … Continue reading

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The Making of the Fiocchi Duck Call

  Fiocchi Ammunition celebrates one hundred and forty years of producing world class shotgun, rifle and pistol ammunition; this year in 2016. Currently Fiocchi is run by the fifth generation of Fiocchi family, making it one of the longest family … Continue reading

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Collector’s Duck Calls

Recently, I was privileged to get an invitation to view a world class collection of duck calls. Below are several photos of just a few of the hand carved, hand painted or hand scrimshawed calls from around the world. Keep … Continue reading

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