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Fall Season Episode 4
Originally Published on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Fall Season Episode 3
Originally Published on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Fall Season Episode 2
Originally Published on Thursday, June 26, 2014

Hybrid Double Shot Sound File
Originally Published on Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Fall Season Premiere
Originally Published on Monday, April 14, 2014

Fall Season Promo
Originally Published on Thursday, April 3, 2014

The "Black Cherry" Burn
Originally Published on Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Clay and Field Cooking Turkey.
Originally Published on Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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Field on Washington DC Fox Morning Show
Originally Published on Friday, November 15, 2013

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Way to go Dave Fitch and Tank!
Originally Published on Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Congrats Joe Orf!!!
Originally Published on Tuesday, August 13, 2013

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Smart Hunter Smart Hunter
Field Proven Calls new iPhone App!!!

This is the Smart Hunter by Field Proven Calls. To find this app search the Apple app store with key word "Smart Hunter". This application for iphones is designed to help waterfowl hunters get the most from their hunting experience by recording details of every hunt, including geographical locations, weather conditions, and photos. Creating detailed notes of each hunt will allow the hunter to keep an accurate log of when the hunting is best in his area which will make him a more efficient hunter. The application is also packed with instructional videos on calling, cooking and much more. This app can also be used for any hunting application where you need to keep detailed notes about weather, location and what you observe in the field.

Originally Published on Thursday, July 11, 2013

Abnormal Conditions DVD


Here’s a new DVD release for all you waterfowlers in need of a summer fix: "Field Proven Calls 'Abnormal Conditions." There’s a lot I enjoyed about it. Namely, it is not one of those whack-em-and-stack-em type films that do hunting no favors and make me feel like I just watched an R-rated movie. Producer Field Hudnall and others lend perspective to the hunt, they show respect for the birds, and I genuinely learned some great tips from the footage. 

As the title suggests, Hudnall and friends encounter a variety of extreme weather conditions, including severe rain, wind, heavy snow, bright sun, drought and even flooding, as you follow them throughout the season. They don’t always kill birds—at least when they initially encounter the weather—but they make insightful adjustments, which are explained through video and the use of computer graphics. 

However, make no mistake: This DVD packs plenty of action. A March nuisance season goose hunt in New York offers viewers some of the best footage I’ve ever seen in terms of in-your-face shooting. 

Of course, being a sucker for historic duck hunting destinations, my favorite hunt of the two-plus hour DVD occurs at Mississippi’s famed Beaver Dam. Members of the Avery pro staff take gadwalls—which the location is known for—as well as mallards and some absolutely prime pintails among the flooded cypress. 
Originally Published on Monday, July 8, 2013

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Three Duck Lessons Learned The Hard Way
Bag more ducks with these three tips from the pros who I've been there, done that.
by David Rearick
After seasons on the water and in the field, waterfowlers know that to stay ahead of the game, they must continually refine their approach. Tasks like hiding the blinds better, reading the birds, and scouting smarter are small details learned by experience. For knowledge to mature, learning from past indiscretions is key. Avery Pro-staffer Field Hudnall, owner of Field Proven calls and world duck/goose calling champion, has learned a lot from communicating with Canada geese. As Hudnall became involved in contest calling, he added more notes to his vocabulary and intensified his speed and sound. While one might think that his newfound versatility would lead to greater success putting birds feet-down in the hole, Hudnall would argue otherwise. "As my calling abilities progressed, my success in the field began to decrease," says Hudnall. As increased volume and speed become prevalent in calling contest routines, Hudnall feels the basic fundamentals of goose calling can get easily overlooked. "As I matured as a contest caller and a goose hunter, I learned that going back to basics in the field led to fuller bags," notes Hudnall. Impressing the judges on stage allowed Field to further his career, but when he tried this same barrage of notes on real birds, things were different. What he noted was that the birds became shy to his overpowering sounds and fast-paced transitions, and would slide before getting into range. After listening to live birds in the field, Hudnall toned back his calling using mainly clean clucks of various pitch, duplicating the sounds of live geese. "The results were dynamic — we started finishing more birds when we went back to basics and our hunts were more fruitful," states Hudnall. When it comes to hunting pressured Canada geese, The Fowl Life's host Chad Belding has experienced both good and bad. After years of running what he thought was the ideal spread, his concepts have changed. "We used to set our rig with a mass of decoys around the blinds or pit," states Belding. "After years of having decoy-shy geese flare off, I decided to get in my truck and look at real geese and other hunters’ spreads." What he found was that his spread was essentially a duplication of what many hunters were running in the area, and not like live birds. "I decided to change things up with our rig, and have since received a new level of cooperation from the birds,” he says. Instead of running a tight spread with a predominant black hole on the leading edge, Belding runs it very loose and up to 100 yards wide. "Spreading the decoys out keeps the birds looking at the entire rig, not just the hole, while making eight dozen decoys look like 30," states Belding. By setting his decoys in family groups ranging from three to nine decoys across a larger area, Belding's outside-the-box thinking has increased the percentage of flocks working in range. He controls the birds using calling and heavy flagging to attract their attention as they drift over the spread, calling the shot when they are within 15 yards. Belding feels his new rig "creates confidence" and allows the results to speak for themselves. When it comes to hunting pressured, birds, being atypical can lead to success. Changing tides, rolling seas and rocky outcrops are just part of a day on the water with owner of Pitboss Waterfowl and D3TV host Captain Jeff Coats. When navigating the waters, Coats has learned that being prepared for disaster is crucial. While every hunter is on a budget, Coats states that not having the right equipment can be "costly." Batteries die, electronics fail and things happen quickly on the water, and in order to prevent issue, Coats now carries multiple back-up safety measures. "Over the years high-tech electronics prices have dropped, making them more accessible to all boaters," states Coats. Having necessary items like flares, a whistle and a VHF radio along with items like an extra cell phone and a registered EPRIB in a waterproof case is the bare minimum that Coats suggests. He also feels that having a handheld GPS to back up a built-in boat system is ideal in case visibilities turn minimal. Even if you have never been in a life-threatening scenario, Coats believes that everyone needs to be proactive before problems arise. "We’ve all been in situations where the weather changes at a moment’s notice, and your preparedness is what affects the outcome," reminds Coats. Learning from past mistakes and being proactive about potential shortcomings is how hunters continually refine their skills. Whether you’re a rookie or a veteran of the sport, being open to change is what keeps us one step ahead of the birds.
 
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Originally Published on Thursday, August 4, 2011

Testimonial
" My Shot Caller is one of my favorite go to calls! I'm ready to try a matrix! Keep up the good work!"
 
Justin Richey
Anderson, South Carolina
Originally Published on Thursday, July 28, 2011

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" My Shot Caller came in the mail today, sounds great and the black and yellow combo looks sweet!!!!!!!!! Thanx bro! The next few month are gonna drag
while waiting to use it in the marsh."
 
Bill Skopelja
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 
Originally Published on Thursday, July 28, 2011

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"Just ordered an adrenaline and a some hoodies, great service and the business felt appreciated. Will be doing future purchasing, so pumped for it to show up! "
 
Kyle McClelland
Canada
Originally Published on Thursday, July 28, 2011

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"Received my Adrenaline from Field today.Great sounding call, very loud and will be my new contest call."
 
Jon Fast
Belvidere, IL
Originally Published on Thursday, July 28, 2011

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Field Proven Calls are by far the most realistic, easy handling, and user friendly calls made. The Adrenaline is my go to call for speed and realism. I am in no way a competition caller, nor do I strive to be, but I know that this call flat puts them in your face. My favorite calling mix is the Adrenaline partnered with another caller blowing the Aftershock. It seems the variance in tone is super effective on late season geese. Aside from the call the company is great to deal with. I enjoy doing business with these folks. Everyone at the shop has been great. I definitely recommend watching Field take you through the basics with the "How To Video".....Great calls...Better people.
 
A.J. Vogler
St. Louis, MO
Originally Published on Wednesday, July 27, 2011

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Congrats to Field on his 2nd World Goose Title!!
Originally Published on Friday, November 15, 2013