December 12, 2015

Aaron Yetter writes about what he saw in his aerial surveys in his latest blog, including some stuff about gun- and decoy-shy mallards anybody who has hunted ducks along the Illinois River the past few weeks has suspected.

 

He does the aerial surveys for the I...

November 27, 2015

 

Signs come of the influx of mallards into Illinois, at least along the Mississippi River. That is right on schedule for the week before Thanksgiving.

 

Aaron Yetter writes about what he saw in his aerial surveys in his latest blog.

 

He does the aerial surveys f...

November 14, 2015

Here is Aaron Yetter's latest blog entry from his aerial surveys. It has an interesting thought on decoy spreads, from the perspective of ducks (or someone flying an aerial survey).

He does the aerial surveys for the Illinois Natural History Survey along the Illinois an...

November 4, 2015

Here is Aaron Yetter's latest blog entry. And I really like the focus on one of my favorite ducks.

I really like his explanation of how he knows that the birds shown are pintails.

 

Well, I just like pintails, what can I say.

 

He does the aerial surveys for the Illinois Na...

October 23, 2015

In prime time with duck and Canada goose seasons opening on Saturday Illinois' central zone, here is Aaron Yetter's latest blog entry from his aerial surveys for the Illinois Natural History Survey. Survey numbers are posted at www.bellrose.org. 

The Illinois Department...

September 18, 2015

 With teal season ending Sunday in Illinois, it is a good time to check out Aaron Yetter's latest blog entry from his aerial surveys for the Illinois Natural History Survey. Survey numbers are posted at www.bellrose.org.

 

The Illinois Department of Natural Resource...

September 11, 2015

The latest entry from Aaron Yetter, who does the storied waerfowl surveys for the Illinois Natural History Survey.

 

September 9th, 2015 – Aerial Waterfowl Inventory Blog

 

We had a major influx of teal into the Illinois and Mississippi rivers...

September 4, 2015

 

Aaron Yetter, who conducts the aerial waterfowl surveys in Illinois along the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, will contribute a blog regularly to Stray Casts.

 

Those are the surveys that waterfowlers look at religiously to have an idea how the duck migration is progre...

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