One of a Kind Wood Duck

One of a Kind Wood Duck

Apr 27, 2020

I’ve spent much of April crouching in a blackout blind while observing the close range interactions between breeding pairs of wood ducks.  Most of my time is spent around small woodland ponds where each wetland serves as headquarters for anywhere from seven to around a dozen mated pairs of woodies.    Setting up well before first light,...

Spinning on a Dime

Spinning on a Dime

Apr 15, 2020

Iowa Turkey Opener Offers Blend of Feast & Famine The first of Iowa’s four-part, split turkey seasons began Monday.  But as often happens during spring turkey season, the weather did not necessarily match the calendar.  Instead of singing birds and mild temperatures, early season hunters were treated to a snow-covered...