The Ultimate Guide to Calling and Decoying Waterfowl: Tips and Tactics for Hunting Ducks and Geese

The Ultimate Guide to Calling and Decoying Waterfowl: Tips and Tactics for Hunting Ducks and Geese

by Monte Burch
     
 

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Both the beginning and experienced hunter will learn from Monte Burch's decades of experience calling waterfowl. With time-tested tips, techniques, and tactics, Burch teaches you how to become an effective and successful waterfowl hunter. Important information is also provided by professional guides and calling experts, including some national calling champions.

Overview

Both the beginning and experienced hunter will learn from Monte Burch's decades of experience calling waterfowl. With time-tested tips, techniques, and tactics, Burch teaches you how to become an effective and successful waterfowl hunter. Important information is also provided by professional guides and calling experts, including some national calling champions.

Covered in this complete guide are the types of calls to use, for what and when; how to select decoys; and how to use them according to the species hunted and the conditions of the day. Detailed step-by-step instructions are given on producing the various sounds to attract all varieties of waterfowl. Dozens of illustrations provide information on every type of decoy rigging, as well as specific sets for ducks and geese in different water and wind conditions.

Calling and decoying advice is also provided for all the different stages of the waterfowl season, including early teal, early waterfowl, midseason, and last-minute, late-season hunting. Spring snow-goose hunting is also described in detail. Bonus chapters provide information on blinds, boats, guns, loads, and accessories. Simply put, this is the final word on calling and decoying waterfowl, from an established expert in the field.

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From the Publisher
"You will find timely information on the latest guns and ammunition. And there is also valuable and timeless information about calling, setting decoys and building blinds."—The Idaho Statesman

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585745913
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

MONTE BURCH has written thousands of magazine articles and more than fifty books- including The Field & Stream All-Terrain Vehicle Handbook; Field Dressing and Butchering Upland Birds, Waterfowl, and Wild Turkeys; and Field Dressing and Butchering Big Game. He and his wife, Joan, live in Missouri.

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