2021 DU TV
Oregon Hunts – Summer lake and Bend Oregon Hunts • DU TV
The DUTV Crew heads out on a swing through the wide-open spaces of the West coast. The adventure begins on the beautiful public land habitat of Summer Lake, Oregon. The DUTV crew shares in the excitement of the opening day of the waterfowling season with some wonderful volunteers from the Summer Lake area. We learn how the passion to pass the rich tradition of waterfowling onto the next generation spurred DU volunteer Ed Mays to take men and women for the first time, beginning a lifelong commitment to conservation as well as the legacy of waterfowling for these new hunters. The DUTV Crews time in Summer lake offers a unique look at their hunting situation, early mornings, and kayaks across the lake, interviews with the WMA managers set into perspective the importance of this wonderful WMA. Also, see how Ducks Unlimited adapted to the COVID climate, pivoting a historic banquet event held on the opening weekend every year to remain successful for the ducks. Next on the west coast swing, the crew joins up with DUTV host Doug Larsen for a stop in the little big town of Bend, Oregon. Joining Doug is a bend DU volunteer Chris Dittman and his son Jacob and a couple of other great local volunteers. We learn about the collaboration between the Bend and Summer Lake chapters and how unique projects like nesting boxes in the urban areas of Bend, Oregon sparked an interest in people in the community to get involved in conservation and Ducks Unlimited who might not otherwise.
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Up Next in Season 1
Washington • DU TV
The DUTV wraps up their West Coast swing in the gorgeous state of Washington. DUTV host Doug Larsen gets a chance to share the blind with Kent, a wildfire firefighter, on some private ground. Beautiful scenery made for some good hunting on the opening weekend despite some challenging weather cond...
South Dakota • DU TV
The DUTV crew heads back to the historic prairie pothole region to explore all that the wonderful state of South Dakota has to offer. DUTV host Doug Larsen teams up with key volunteers in South Dakota to freelance for some hunting opportunities for ducks, geese, and South Dakota’s upland game key...
Illinois • DU TV
DUTV host Doug Larsen touches down in an iconic waterfowling area of Illinois. He hunts with some DU volunteers and major donors in a mix of private and public properties. While there we talked about the historic nature of the area and preserving it for the future. On the final morning of the tri...