Ask the Eagle: What Do You Do With Waterfowl Legs?

Introducing Ask the Eagle, where I’ll be answering your questions about everything from hunting to butchering to marriage. This week, Adam wants to know if I save waterfowl legs and what I do with them.

Have a question of your own? You can write to me asktheeagle@themeateater.com.

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PD-1 Single Reed Duck Call
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Phelps

Built on a J-Frame platform this single reed duck call is built for callers of all skill level and abilities.

PD-2 Double Reed Duck Call
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Phelps

After hearing for years that duck hunters are looking for a double reed duck call that has the body and ability to reach the sounds only a single reed can we set out to change that and we are proud to offer this "new style" double reed.

The Essential Meatcrafter Knife
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Benchmade

A hybrid hunting fixed blade with a fine, smooth edge to trim, debone, or slice your preferred cuts of meat. Makes just as much sense in the back of your truck as it does in the kitchen drawer.

Wick Long Sleeve Crew
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First Lite

A next-to-skin base layer for high output hunts in hot weather.

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