Tag Archives: waterfowl hunting

Podcast: Charley Perkins on Waterfowling and Lessons from a Life in the Outdoor Industry


Written by: Phil Monahan

Charley Perkins poses with his grandfather and outdoors mentor, Leigh Perkins, in Arkansas.

In his latest podcast, Reid spends some time with Orvis Hunting Product Developer Charley Perkins. Charley discusses his passion for waterfowl hunting, his innovations in hunting products, and . . .

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Finding the Right Gun Fit for Women Shooters

Written by: Megan Russo, Flatland Flyways


The author mounts the Syren Waterfowler, which is made to fit female hunters.
Photo courtesy Flatland Flyways

Here in South Dakota, we firmly believe that having a reliable and properly-fit gun is key, especially when that long-awaited flight of ducks or geese is cupped and finishing at your boot bags. . . .

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Photos: An Early Day in the Duck Blind

Written by: Phoebe Bean


Jess proudly poses with her ducks.
Photos by Phoebe Bean

On Saturday, my recent good luck with Eastern duck hunting continued; Dave Perkins, Nancy Mackinnon, Charley Perkins, Jess (Dave and Nancy’s lab from Wildrose Kennels), and I trundled off in the pre-dawn darkness to set up decoys and. . .

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Photos of the Day: Opening Day Duck Hunt


Written by: Phil Monahan

Steve Hemkens and Cayenne survey the morning’s results.
Photo by Andrew Pierce

Vermont’s duck season opened today, and many of our associates were up before dawn. Director of Orvis Rod & Tackle Steve Hemkens and Adventures Marketing Manager Andrew Pierce found themselves in just the right spot (which they are. . .

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