From the outside looking in, the world of duck hunters is a seemingly closed fraternity full of secret handshakes, hidden passwords and countless unwritten rules.
Hardcore waterfowlers are molasses-slow in issuing invitations to novice hunters. Sometimes the beginners don’t have the necessary expensive gear, like waders or licenses.
In other cases the competition for quality hunting places is already too great.
Or for some, duck hunting is a near-religious experience and it seems taboo to share with a neophyte."
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