How to Package a Duck for Travel and the Freezer

How to Package a Duck for Travel and the Freezer

In order to legally travel with waterfowl, you must leave a wing or head intact for identification purposes. Deboning the bird makes for a more compact and convenient carry, and once you place it into a ziptop or vacuum-sealed bag, the duck is easily identifiable and won’t get freezer burnt.

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LZ Jacket
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First Lite
$400.00
A full-season waterproof Waterfowl jacket designed to fit over varying degrees of insulating layers to keep you warm down to 30°F. The LZ is patterned for wing-shooting with heavily articulated arms and specialty pocketing optimized for security and quick access to essential gear.
Deluxe 12 Slot Duck Decoy Bag
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Tanglefree
$89.99
Without a doubt, the slot bag has been a lifesaver for organizing decoy and protecting your hard earned investment. Unlike open top slot bags, this deluxe 12-slot bag has a thick and durable cover with an easy to use zipper closure. Equipped with additional internal zipper pockets, an over the shoulder strap, carrying handles and comfortable backpack straps, it is the ultimate decoy bag for any situation requiring quick decoy set-up times and...
LoadOut Bucket
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YETI
$40.00
The nearly indestructible bucket you didn't know you needed. Whether you're cruising around in the boat, hunkered down in the duck blind, or tinkering in the garage, this is the bucket of all buckets to help you get the job done. Equipped with a HeftyHauler™ handle and LipGrip™ handle, you have two ways to comfortably carry your loaded bucket from dock to truck. You'll find yourself reaching for this bucket time and time again. Just don't expect...
Jean-Paul Bourgeois Seasonings 6 pack
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Spiceology
$59.99
Thoughtfully curated by wild game connoisseur and MeatEater Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois, these spices will have your taste buds begging for more. Submarine Designed with our swimming friends in mind, this blend boasts fresh green herbs like chive, marjoram, and parsley while packing a punch of garlic, salt, and chili flake. Other than the fish or seafood itself this is the only ingredient you need Game Changer Perfect on all game especially ducks...
PD-2 Double Reed Duck Call
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Phelps
$98.99
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.
Men's Aerowool Tech Tee Flyway
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First Lite
$65.00
Whether you're scouting summer mule deer in the high country, shooting clays at the range, or searching for the season's last sheds, the Aerowool® Tech Tee will keep you cool while you're representing the best brand in the biz. Just like our best-selling Wick Short Sleeve Crew, the airy 150-gram Aerowool® construction features 37.5 active particle technology and will dry rapidly without compromising durability or odor resistance. Ultralight 15...
Waterfowl Patch Cap
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First Lite
$25.00
Everyday logo wear for everyday duck hunters designed by Rocky Mountain artist, Morgan Brown Frazier. Having called Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana home, she has spent her entire life in the outdoors. Inspired by her passion for hunting, Morgan’s art perfectly captures some of our favorite scenes, across our many pursuits. [Bronc-Hopper-Logo.jpg?$staticlink$]
Duck Truck T-Shirt
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First Lite
$25.00
Everyday logo wear for everyday duck hunters designed by Rocky Mountain artist, Morgan Brown Frazier. Having called Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana home, she has spent her entire life in the outdoors. Inspired by her passion for hunting, Morgan’s art perfectly captures some of our favorite scenes, across our many pursuits. [Bronc-Hopper-Logo.jpg?$staticlink$]
Pro-2600 Vacuum Sealer
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Weston Foods
$449.99
The vacuum sealer of choice for MeatEater's founder and head honcho, Steven Rinella. At last, the ultimate kitchen tool to preserve venison, elk, turkey, wild fish, and other game meats plus produce longer than the traditional methods. The durable stainless steel design is perfect for freezing butchered meats, packing bulk foods, consolidating leftovers, or safeguarding valuable items from moisture such as firearms, medical kits, and outdoor...
5N1 Whistle
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Duck Lander Calls
.625 bore for maximum volume Dual sound ports to change sound
Refuge Bib
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First Lite
$500.00
A Waterfowl bib built for performance in the extreme cold of late season field hunting with a robust insulation package, durable waterproof/windproof fabrication, and an extensive feature set optimized for pit and layout blinds.
Sanctuary Insulated Hand Muff
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First Lite
$60.00
The Sanctuary Insulated Hand Muff builds off the foundation of the Sanctuary System. The Muff is purpose-built for bitter-cold days in the treestand and is the coldest weather component of the First Lite Layering Kit. With a proprietary combination of seven layers of fabric and insulation carefully positioned to maximize warmth, this thing is an oven. It's ultra-quiet, durable, windproof, and water-resistant. The Sanctuary Muff is loaded with...
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