Duck Camp

A handful of years ago, my friend Brandon decided to organize a group duck hunt on Castle Rock Lake in Central Wisconsin.

I’d be lying if I told you I remember exactly what sparked that initial trip. And, in the name of honesty, many of the details of our trips have started to blend together now that our treks to Adams County have become an annual event.

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Gear that will improve your hunt

One of the beauties of hunting is that everyone has their own approach. Often times, there is more than one right way to do things and, if you are paying attention, there is a lot to learn from how others approach their time in the woods or in the field.

The same can be said about gear selection. Everyone has their own taste in equipment, but keeping an open mind can lead you to new tools that will improve your hunt.

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Nathan Woelfel Outdoors Podcast – Episode 15: Fall flight forecast and R3

It’s Episode 15 of the Nathan Woelfel Outdoors Podcast!

Joel Brice, Chief Conservation Officer of Delta Waterfowl, is back to discuss the flight forecast for the upcoming duck season. What does the drought in the prairie pothole region mean for this season? How does it impact the health of duck populations long term? Is it OK to continue to harvest your daily bag limit of ducks?

Joel answers all of that and more.

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Nathan Woelfel Outdoors Podcast – Episode 13: A game warden’s perspective

It’s Episode 13 of the Nathan Woelfel Outdoors Podcast!

Warden Kaitlin Kernosky of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources joins the show to give us her perspective on the Wisconsin outdoors.

This conversation covers a wide range of topics including: Kaitlin’s outdoor background, the day-to-day life of a game warden, what it takes to work in conservation law enforcement, trapping, and much more.

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Why you should buy a federal duck stamp (even if you don’t hunt)

For those of us who are avid waterfowl hunters, purchasing a federal duck stamp is part of our yearly routine. It’s required by law, after all.

While it’s true that hunters make up the vast majority of those who purchase this stamp, the benefits from the revenue generated reach far beyond the hunting community. That’s why, if you love the outdoors, you should strongly consider purchasing a federal duck stamp, even if you don’t hunt.

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How you can help support Nathan Woelfel Outdoors

Since I first launched Nathan Woelfel Outdoors late last year, I’ve been humbled by how many people have reached out asking how they can help support the site.

Personally, with my journalism background, I view it as my job to share compelling stories, helpful tips, and delicious recipes for all of you to enjoy. Hopefully, by doing this, I can help those of you who spend time with my articles and podcasts view the outdoors in a different way. I’ve always felt that if I need to ask my readers to read, I’m doing something wrong.

However, the support questions keep coming and I’m very grateful for that. So, if you take enjoyment from the content here at Nathan Woelfel Outdoors, here are a few things you can do to support the site (and most of them won’t cost you a dime).

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