Late Season Wisconsin Duck Hunt
1-4 Guests • Cabin • Private • Guided
MISSISSIPPI RIVER DUCK HUNTS
Hunting the Magnificent Mississippi River is definitely a world class hunting destination that every waterfowler should experience at least once in their hunting career. The great part about the big river is that it holds ducks from opening day through the end of the season. There is great early season teal and wood duck shooting to late season diver and mallard hunting. The one thing that hunters always ask, “when is the best time to come?” My answer is what kind of a hunt are you looking for, since I will recommend a time frame for the hunt that you will be satisfied with. One of the great things while hunting on the Mississippi River is that we harvest around 20 different waterfowl species a year. You never know what will be cupped and committed next. Many days we shoot 6 or more species a day. During the month of October we harvest a variety of puddle ducks; wood ducks, teal (bwt & gwt), mallards, gadwall, widgeon, pintail, and black ducks. The most common divers that show in October are blue bills, ringnecks, bufflehead, redheads, and canvasbacks. During the month of November we get a large mix as well, but usually people are after canvasbacks. We stage over 75% of the worlds population on the pools I hunt at one time where seeing over 100,000 ducks in a days hunt is common. Canvasbacks stage on the river so once they are present they stick around until ice up! Swarms of canvasbacks are seen daily using the river feeding on the wild celery growing in the river. Besides canvasbacks; mallards, gadwall, widgeon, bufflehead, bluebills, redheads, and goldeneyes are the common species harvested in November.
(Mix of puddlers and divers are common on hunts over the same decoys)
It is not just the great duck hunting that makes the river so magnificent, but also the scenery and numerous types of wildlife and bird species that can be viewed. On the hunt you will have a great opportunity to view some of the thousands of tundra swans and bald eagles that use the Mississippi River.
We run custom duck boats that can haul large decoy spreads, gear, along with four hunters and guide safely to the hunting location. The majority of the hunts will be conducted out of the boat, which is heated on cold days. You will be hunting over large decoy spreads. While on the hunt you can help set decoys if you would like to take an active part in the hunt. If not this hunt is fit for any ability and skill level since all you have to do is to hop in the boat at the landing and then step off when we are done.
Have lodging for one party of up to 4 people. Second party booked will send out lodging contact info with nearby lodging. It’s a nice cabin where me and my hunting guide stay along with your party so you can interact with us throughout the evening. Has a hot tub, charcoal grill, fire pit, wi-fi, and cable tv. It’s a great place to stay with an awesome view of the area.
Captain Matt R
We are a mobile hunting and fishing operation that is based in Wisconsin. We travel the state in pursuit of the best hunting and fishing opportunities available. Our outfitting service began with turkey and waterfowl hunting, but then expanded into fishing as pro musky tournament victories and experience accumulated for Capt. Matt.
More Pricing Information
You can also pay a 50% deposit now and a final payment before your trip.
$275.00 Per Day
Please note that there is a 50% non-refundable deposit included with your booking fee. In case of cancellation, and in accordance with the Host's cancellation policy, the remaining 50% may be returned to you or applied towards rescheduling a future trip.
- Experienced Guide
- Heated 20'&22' Custom Hunting Boats
- Large Spreads consisting of Magnum Decoys
- Great Duck Calling
- Hot Breakfast Cooked on the Boat
- Weather Appropriate Hunting & Fishing Attire
- Personal Hunting & Fishing Gear
- Personal Gear
- Food & Beverage
Rules & Guidelines
Over 75% of the Worlds Canvasback population can be using the refuge during peak migration, with most of them concentrated in just a few miles of river that I guide on.
40% of the Continent’s waterfowl population uses the Mississippi flyway during fall migration.
Upper Mississippi River is rated in the top 1o all time waterfowl hunting destinations in all of North America by Ducks Unlimited!
What’s Included on These Trips:
Heated 20’and 22′ custom hunting boats
Large spreads consisting of magnum decoys
Great duck calling
Hot breakfast cooked on the boat
Knowledgeable guide that knows the river in and out
Guides who put in 110% effort every day into your hunt
* Gratuities are not included in price.