Waterfowl Hunting

Ducks Unlimited releases Season in Review

Second-annual document shows trends in large-scale waterfowl patterns For the second year in a row, DU has released their Season in Review, a report designed to show broad-scale habitat conditions, weather and regional duck abundance from the [...]

April 6, 2022 // 0 Comments

Severe drought in California will impact waterfowl hunting

Western states are experiencing one of the most severe droughts on record with more than 25% of the western U.S. in exceptional drought, the driest category listed by the U.S. Drought Monitor. California is one of the states hit the hardest. More [...]

August 10, 2021 // 0 Comments

Top Pacific Flyway Waterfowl Hunting Locations For 2017

Ducks Unlimited just released its 2017 list of must-visit, public waterfowl hunting locations in North America, including five along the Pacific Flyway. This year’s list spotlights Potholes Reservoir and McNary National Wildlife Refuge in [...]

October 13, 2017 // 1 Comment

Recent Storms Good News For Central Valley Birds

Storms that dumped up to five inches of rain in certain parts of Northern California last weekend couldn’t have come at a better time, according to Peter Otteson of the Stockton Record, as refuges and ag lands prepare for the start of duck [...]

October 20, 2016 // 630 Comments

DU Hosts Successful Booth at Hunt Idaho

Idaho Fish and Game recently held a two-day event called “HUNT IDAHO: Connecting Mountains to Meals” in Lewiston in which Ducks Unlimited hosted a booth. With over 300 attendees, the weekend was a big success, in large part thanks to the decoy [...]

September 10, 2015 // 699 Comments

2015-16 WATERFOWL REGULATIONS APPROVED

Ducks Unlimited is excited to announce the waterfowl regulations for the 2015-16 hunting season have been approved by the California Fish and Game Commission.  C/O California Waterfowl Association REGULATION HIGHLIGHTS: **The canvasback limit is 2 [...]

August 7, 2015 // 707 Comments

January 2015 Pacific Flyway Report: California

Bill Monroe, the  WF360 Pacific Flyway Migration Editor, just released an update on the conditions for waterfowl in California on DU’s website. With receding floodwaters and warm weather, duck hunting conditions have improved for the end of [...]

January 12, 2015 // 644 Comments

Northern California Refuge Status Update

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service has provided the public with an update of the current status of the waterfowl hunt areas and other public use areas within the Sutter, Colusa, Delevan, and Sacramento National Wildlife Refuges: SUTTER NWR: Due to [...]

December 19, 2014 // 647 Comments