Hunting, Waterfowl

The best way to end a waterfowl season

BRUNSWICK, Md. – It’s not often that I find myself packing up my Outlander Sport and embarking on a late-night drive to middle Maryland to go goose hunting – hunting in general, really – but there I was, pulling into my girlfriend’s grandmother’s house at 1 a.m. to wake up 4 hours later to do […]

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Conservation, Hunting, Waterfowl

Ducks Unlimited national scholarship, high school and college chapter programs lead way in R3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A lot of nonprofit organizations have scholarships available to young adults graduating from high school, but not many fall under the hunting and conservation tags.  Enter Ducks Unlimited, one of the better-known organizations in the hunting world, who will, for another year, award 61 scholarships to 2021 graduates. The scholarships are available to all […]

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Hunting, Waterfowl

The Kent Island pilgrimage

KENT ISLAND, Md. – I looked at the permanent blind sitting just a couple hundred yards off the northern tip of Kent Island, staring directly into a slow, west wind.  Though a county in England, the likely origin of Kent Island’s moniker, kent is Scottish word – past tense of ken – that means “know.” That […]

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Hunting

The story of a gun: A family Harrington and Richardson Topper 58

Outdoor Life recently published an article by Durrell Smith about an old .410 shotgun being brought back to life. The title, “Granddaddy’s Gun,” is one that should rouse any traditional hunter or gun enthusiast’s curiosity. Many of our stories at camp or over a couple of drinks with hunting buddies start with, “I remember when […]

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