Business class and your luggage!

One of the largest factors with air transportation and us waterfowlers who like to be comfortable in the field, is our gear volume..  I did some looking around to see what would be the best way to fly with the kitchen sink get a better return on the dollar spent.  Either way you’re going to…

How to research the right waterfowl outfitter for you.

This is for all the group leaders who get the task of researching waterfowl outfitters in the Prairie Provinces. Choosing an outfitter should not a time consuming task if your research the proper avenues before you actually connect with your short list. Here is a few tips on how to create your short list so…

Beretta A400 Unico Xplor Shotgun Review 2015

Always a great topic for discussion is the review of modern semi auto waterfowl shotguns. Birdtail Waterfowl offers something that not many others have chosen to do and that is to rent reliable shotguns as a service to the traveling hunter.. The key word is “reliable” and that is not an easy bar to meet…

Bluebills, Ringnecks, Buffleheads and Canvasbacks

Diver hunting can be one of those hunts where you wish you didn’t introduce yourself to the humbling sport because it’s fast action is completely addictive. With 10 foot leads and skipping butter balls you can quickly forget about those massive sky darkening flocks of  the Manitoba Greenheads. Most really don’t know how good we…

Birdtail Waterfowl now has a Simms Wader program

Delta Airlines and United Airlines love waterfowl hunters for all their gear and especially waders.. Being a traveling hunter you do your best not to give you credit card a stress test while checking in, but it’s near impossible for some trips.. After the horrible tragedy of  911 the airlines are now required to hold…

All Birdtail Waterfowl cabins have WiFi

Life shouldn’t have to stop when you travel to Manitoba for a waterfowl hunting trip of a lifetime, staying connected with loved ones and work is something we all need.  We have purchased a new router and assess points for the whole lodge property, so no matter where you are you will be connected with…

Manitoba Waterfowl Hunting

Not the greatest photo taken but it pretty much sums up our 2014 season.. Without a doubt submerged and floating aquatics ruled 3/4 of our duck hunting. With being located in Canada’s number one areas for the highest pothole densities this option of food source made it challenging for us… Did we capitalize?  Well we…

When waterfowl make the transition

Outfitting waterfowl in Manitoba is about being able to adapt to rapid weather changes and its affects on waterfowl. As hunters we tend to be creatures of habit which can bring success, and also can also be to our demise. For example you found the block buster field the night before, then nearly get skunked…