Early Teal: Strategies for September Bluewings

Early Teal: Strategies for September Bluewings
Early Teal: Strategies for September Bluewings

As the first cool winds of the season begin to stir from the north, blue-winged teal start moving south from their prairie breeding grounds.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service surveyed a record 8.9 million bluewings this spring—41 percent higher than the 2010 estimate—and these birds will soon fill the flyways just in time for September teal seasons in many states.

While weather and local habitat conditions will affect where and when bluewings will be available, the following teal-hunting tips will help you make the most of your hunting opportunities when these fast-flying little ducks blow into your area.

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