Tag: Duck Hunting

MALLARDS! FINALLY!

BY MIKE ROUX The conditions that Friday at dawn were significantly different than they had been for quite some time.  Best duck hunting buddy John Caldwell and I had spent more than a few   mornings in the duck blind in the early part of the 2018 season.  The vast majority of these were warm and

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Building the Perfect Duck Hunt

BY MIKE ROUX www.mikeroux.com Over the past few decades I have had the good fortune of hunting waterfowl in dozens of states and many locations. I have studied the layouts, observed the techniques and learned what it takes to build a high quality duck hunting haven. The basic principles to creating such a spot are pretty obvious in

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Variables

For weeks the weather had been perfectly cool, the migration right on time, and our host Heath Whitmore had even been sending us pictures of mallards and pintails killed just one week before our arrival.Surely God would bless this endeavor with full limits, perfectly framed kill shots and fellowship overflowing from pit blinds. Right?