Running the Duck Factory

By | September 14, 2015

Fish, Wildlife and Park’s Montana Outdoors September–October 2015 issue has an article about how Montana manages its nationally significant (but often unrecognized) waterfowl populations. It begins… Arriving before dawn, my hunting partner and I tossed out two dozen mallard decoys and settled into the cattails surrounding a small north-central Montana pothole, while two excited Labradors explored the muddy, shallow shoreline. Ducks had left the pond in a flurry of quacks when we’d walked up. Now, 20 minutes later, we could hear the whistle of wings in the darkness overhead—a good omen. Read the full article here.


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Patti Hart is the editor-in-chief and founder of the Patti lives on the North Fork during the summers and travels the world for the rest of the year, updating NFNews every day wherever there is an internet connection.

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