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Best Duck Hunting Books You Should Enjoy

Our list of some of the best Duck Hunting books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Bury Me In My Waders: An Old Duck Hunter Recalls His Fowl Past (2012)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyThis duck hunter knows how to tell a story! From a young boy shivering in the rain on his first hunt, all the way to suffering the loss of lifelong hunting pals, Don E. Webster embraces almost 60 years of waterfowling. Penned with a style and flair that brings to mind outdoor legends such as Corey Ford, Robert Ruark, and Ed Zern, this collection of duck hunting memories brims with sly humor, salty wit, and poignant reflection. "Bury Me In My Waders" will charm and captivate you while tickling your funny bone at the same time. #508,722 in Books (See…
Author(s): Don E Webster

2. Duck Decoy Setup Made Simple: Diagrams & Tips for Duck Hunting (2015)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyLEARN:: How to Setup Duck Decoys Even If You Have No Duck Hunting Experience Do you want to hunt ducks but have no idea how to setup the decoys? We have all been there. It is frustrating to try and figure out the basics on effective decoy spread setups. That is the experience of many duck hunters “Decoy Made Simple” can get you bagging more ducks. We would all like to setup our decoys effectively, especially when you are a beginning hunter. The trick is to know how to setup decoys and “Decoy Setup Made Simple” can help you do this. TAKE ACTION:: Focus on These 13 Simple Diagrams and Get Duck Hunting Results…
Author(s): Scott Dawson

3. Wildfowl Magazine’s Duck Hunting: Best of Wildfowl’s Skills, Tactics, and Techniques from Top Experts (2017)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyWildfowl Magazine’s Duck Hunting is a compilation of the best stories to ever appear in Wildfowl. It is packed with a wealth of valuable how-to information compiled by the foremost authorities in the sport. A vast range of topics is covered in these articles, including: Enhance your experience with tips and tactics written by experts such as Skip Knowles, Joe Genzel, Tom Dokken, David Draper, and John M. Taylor. Wildfowl Magazine’s Duck Hunting is an essential resource for all duck hunting enthusiasts. #711,263 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #621 in Shooting in Hunting #762 in Sports Essays (Books) #257…
Author(s): Skip Knowles

4. Absolutely Positively Gundog Training: Positive Training for Your Retriever Gundog (2015)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyWith Absolutely Positively Gundog Training, Milner has taken the latest scientific research into how dogs learn and combined it with his own vast experience and commonsense training methods. The result is an approach that is as effective as it is easy. For the hunter who wants a calm, steady, and obedient retriever, there’s no better training method. This book provides everything needed for you to turn out a sporting dog that excels at life. Whether you want your dog to be a gundog, a water dog, a shed dog, an upland dog, a deer tracker or a fishing companion, this book charts the course Every…
Author(s): Robert Milner

5. Duck Hunting Made Simple: 21 Steps to Duck Hunting Success (2015)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyLEARN:: How to Successfully Hunt Ducks Even If You Have No Duck Hunting Experience   Do you want to hunt ducks but are frustrated with your lack of success? We have all been there. We have spent hundreds of dollars on hunting supplies and hours driving, setting up decoys but then having ducks fly by without even taking a 2nd look. That is the experience of many duck hunters. Whether you are new to duck hunting or you have been duck hunting without much success, “Duck Hunting Made Simple” can get you bagging more ducks.   We would all like to shoot more ducks. The trick is to know how to setup decoys, when to hunt, how…
Author(s): Scott Dawson

6. American Hunter: How Legendary Hunters Shaped America (2016)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyNew York Times bestselling author and star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty, Willie Robertson, teams up with William Doyle, the bestselling coauthor of American Gun, to share the history of America’s most well known hunters.American Hunter is an amazing compilation of the history of America’s greatest hunters. Based on the colorful personalities of powerful men and women, this book begins with the Plains Indians and moves through legendary hunters like Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Kit Carson, Buffalo Bill, Teddy Roosevelt, Ernest Hemingway, Lyndon…
Author(s): Willie Robertson, William Doyle

7. Hemingway on Hunting (2003)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyThe companion volume to the bestselling Hemingway on Fishing.Ernest Hemingway’s lifelong zeal for the hunting life is reflected in his masterful works of fiction, from his famous account of an African safari in “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” to passages about duck hunting in Across the River and Into the Trees. For Hemingway, hunting was more than just a passion; it was a means through which to explore our humanity and man’s relationship to nature. Courage, awe, respect, precision, patience—these were the virtues that Hemingway honored…
Author(s): Ernest Hemingway , Sean Hemingway, et al.

8. Wings in the Wind: The Armistice Day Storm of 1940 (2012)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyA story based on facts from the historical Armistice Day blizzard of 1940 that took the lives of dozens of duck hunters in the upper Mississippi River valley. Bob Steffes is 16 years old and is excited about playing for his town’s summer baseball team. Yet, he still sits in the shadow of his older high school teammate, Ed, who is the star pitcher of a neighboring town team. The two young men face off on the baseball field for the city title. Their battle reconvenes in the river bottoms only a month later when their paths cross again on November 11th, 1940, during the historic Armistice Day blizzard. Can they work together to…
Author(s): Jon Steffes

9. Tom Dokken’s Retriever Training: The Complete Guide to Developing Your Hunting Dog (2009)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyIn Tom Dokken’s Retriever Training, America’s leading trainer helps you channel your hunting dog’s huge ambition so he works for you, the way you want, and does so happily.After using the time-tested methods in Tom Dokken’s Retriever Training, you’ll have a reliable retriever that: #19,572 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #14 in Hunting #26 in Dog Breeds (Books) #51 in Dog Training (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Tom Dokken

10. The 10-Minute Retriever: How to Make an Obedient and Enthusiastic Gun Dog in 10 Minutes a Day (2001)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyDaily ten-minute training sessions best suit a retriever’s attention span and lead to rapid learning. The text has the information most needed by the owner of a pet retriever: how to make it reliably obedient and well-mannered. It also has the information amateur trainers are clamoring for: how to force fetch, set up tests in the field, and how to use an electric collar humanely and effectively. Primary importance is placed on developing and enhancing the desire to retrieve. The Dahl’s method provides a solid foundation to the dog and owner continuing to advance retrieve training. Concepts and methods are illustrated…
Author(s): John Dahl, Amy Dahl, et al.

11. Ultimate Guide to Calling and Decoying Waterfowl: Tips And Tactics For Hunting Ducks And Geese (2004)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyThe sport of hunting ducks and geese is alive and quite well in North America, thanks in large part to a resurgence of waterfowl numbers, which, in turn, can be traced to conservation groups such as Ducks Unlimited and Delta Waterfowl, Inc., as well as to sportsmen who impose limits on themselves far stricter than those issued by the law. Assembling the gear, fixing the decoys, working with the Labs and Chesapeakes, caring for the firearms, fixing the blinds or duck boats, and always looking for more hotspots to hunt, waterfowlers are a breed unto themselves. In these pages, read how to become adept at all aspects of duck and goose…
Author(s): Monte Burch

12. The Greatest Hunting Stories Ever Told: Classic Tales of Hunting Grizzly, Moose, Cape Buffalo, and Much More (2015)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyElephant. Bear. Moose. Rhinoceros. Buffalo. Lion. Since prehistoric times man has hunted. An elemental part of life, seeking out and overpowering large, strong, and fast animals has been a pivotal part of human evolution.In later times, when hunting for food wasn’t necessary, man still tracked down his prey. Following an instinct for adventure, for the thrill of defeating formidable opponents, man hunted.Now, for the forty million Americans who hunt, here is the perfect companion. The Greatest Hunting Stories Ever Told is a collection of true…
Author(s): Vin T. Sparano

13. HUNTING LOG: Journal Notebook ; Track and evaluate your hunting seasons For Species: Deer Turkeys Elk Rabbits Duck Fox And More … Gift 110 Pages (2018)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyCompact and convenient log book for your hunting season. This 6″ x 9″ log book contains sections on one page for recording☑ Date☑ Location☑ Start time and end time☑ Temperature☑ Barometer ☑Co-hunters☑ Weather☑ Hunting Weapon☑ Wildlife Activity ☑Gear/ Set-up☑ Moon Phase ☑Time☑ Species ☑Size☑ Location ☑Weapon ☑seen ☑shot☑ camera☑ caught A great way to keep your hunting details for learning patterns of animals and keeping track of past hunts. A great gift for your favorite hunter. #302,788 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Legacy Blueprint

14. Ducks, Deer & Dynamite: 52 Weekly Devotions for Men (2018)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoyWhat do dynamite, a French Press, a Bichon, shag carpet and a shark have in common? Nothing, but they are all included in this devotional book for men. In 52 weeks, readers will be challenged on everything from authentic faith to family life to true freedom. Join Joel McDaniel as he connects God’s truth to God’s creation in the African bush of Botswana, the flooded fields of Arkansas and the deer stands of eastern North Carolina. Joel draws on his time in the woods and on the water to illustrate biblical truth with wit and wisdom. This book was published for the…
Author(s): Joel McDaniel, Kimberly McDaniel

15. The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game: Volume 1: Big Game (2015)

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should EnjoySteven Rinella was raised in a hunting family and has been pursuing wild game his entire life. In this first-ever complete guide to hunting—from hunting an animal to butchering and cooking it—the host of the popular hunting show MeatEater shares his own expertise with us, and imparts strategies and tactics from many of the most experienced hunters in the United States as well.   This invaluable book includes • recommendations on what equipment you will need—and what you can do without—from clothing to cutlery to camping gear to weapons • basic and advanced hunting strategies, including…
Author(s): Steven Rinella, John Hafner

Best Duck Hunting Books You Should Enjoy

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some duck hunting books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really record-breakers according to USA Today, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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