Hunting • Waterfowl • Upland Birds• Large Mammals• Small Mammals
Waterfowl Hunting Duck hunting is when a sportsman goes after a duck, goose or swan. Hunters use a duck or goose call and decoys to attract the birds. They wear very detailed camouflage and hide behind trees, grass, or in blinds.
Mallard Ducks Male (drake) on leftFemale (hen) on right Pintail Ducks Drake on left Female on right Widgeon Drake on left Hen on right
Wood Duck Drake on leftFemale on right Gadwall Drake on left Hen on rightNorthern Shoveler Drake on left Hen on right
Blue-winged Teal Drake on left Hen on right Cinnamon Teal Drake on left Hen on rightGreen-winged Teal Drake on left Hen on right
Black ducks Drake on left Hen on left Whistling Ducks Fulvous on leftBlack-bellied on right Ruddy Duck Drake on right Hen on left
Small Mammals Small mammal hunting is hunting badgers, beavers, squirrel, fox, nutria, mink, opossums, muskrats, otters, rabbits, skunk, prairie dogs and raccoons. You can use dogs to help track the animals. The fur can be sold for money. Coyotes and bobcats can be classified into large and small mammals.
Upland Birds Upland birds include bobwhite quails, scaled quail, Gambel’s quail, Montezuma quail, mourning dove, white-winged dove, pigeons, American woodcock, ring-necked pheasant, ruffed grouse, turkey, chukars, prairie chickens and American crow. Bird dogs can be used to retrieve and locate birds.
Salt Water Fishing Salt water fishing only happens in oceans. The fish come in more sizes, colors, and depths. Many fishermen go after these fish for trophies
Freshwater Fishing Freshwater fishing is when an angler fishes in a lake, pond, river, stream, orcreek. These fish tend to be small while some are very large.
TrappingTrapping is when there is a trap setin an animals habitat. It is an easyway to earn money from the hidesof animals you catch.
Large Mammals Large mammals are the largest mammals that can be hunted. It is a very popular activity that many people take part in. The animals include white tailed- deer, mule deer, elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, moose, mountain lion, bobcat, coyote, javelin, bla ck bear and brown bear