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Ted Peck: Waterfowl begin their migration through upper Midwest
Ted Peck: Waterfowl begin their migration through upper Midwest
Typhoon Nuri, a Category 5 storm that roared through the northern Pacific Ocean last week, blew so hard that it pushed autumn's major duck migration down the Mississippi Flyway two weeks earlier than normal.
Ted Peck: Anglers rely on depth perception
Fish starting to nestle into their "wintering holes."
Ted Peck: Bottled doe scents far from surefire
Ted Peck: Bottled doe scents far from surefire
A whitetail's olfactory capabilities exceed man's best attempts at fooling them. Products that strive to make a hunter scent-neutral might be your best investment.
Ted Peck: Smallmouths still biting—for now
Ted Peck: Smallmouths still biting—for now
In a week—two at most—the metabolism of scrappy smallmouth bass will slow in these cold-blooded creatures to the point where you almost need to hit 'em in the nose to get a fast dance.
Ted Peck: Deer sending important signals
Ted Peck: Deer sending important signals

The woods are speaking volumes now.

Before rains this past week, I saw two different bachelor groups of bucks, three in each group—six different bucks.

None of these is a shooter for somebody running out of wall space for trophies...

Ted Peck: Time is right to see full fall colors

If you're sitting down to read this column Sunday evening, odds are you didn't catch Tom Gruenwald Outdoors this morning at 7:30 on the Sportsman Channel. I didn't see it either, but will some time soon through the wonders of DVR.

The ice...

Ted Peck: Pull in walleye with Rat-L-Trap lures
Rat-L-Traps are a great search bait that enables enable an angler to cover potential fishing holes quickly, looking for active fish.
 DNR predicts bountiful duck hunt
DNR predicts bountiful duck hunt
Surveys show overall duck numbers at an apex level in 59 years of record keeping.
Ted Peck: Catching muskies on the fly
The concept of chasing muskies with fly-fishing gear takes the concept of extreme angling to an entirely different dimension.
Ted Peck: Seasons changing, but focus still on fishing

Bow season opened yesterday. Five stands are still under ice-fishing gear in the back corner of the pole barn. Four more are out in the woods in need of movement and cutting new shooting lanes. My bow hasn't seen an arrow ...