Maryland and Delaware hunters enjoy the sport of bagging the challenging snow goose. These fowl are sharp-eyed, intelligent and--at an average of eight years old--not easily fooled.
Ironically, the overpopulation of snow geese may lead to their ultimate extinction because they are over-stressing their habitats. Yearly bag limits and seasons are set each year according to their numbers.
The snow goose season varies from year to year, so hunters should check with the Maryland or Delaware state wildlife agency websites, where you can also get up-to-date migration data.
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Delaware and Maryland are part of the Atlantic Flyway, canada goose parka men one of the four migration paths through the U.S. and Canada. About 80 percent of the snow geese on the Atlantic Flyway winter in these two states and New Jersey.
Snow geese often travel in flocks of 1,000 to 20,000 birds, so they move quickly from one feeding area to another. For the best locations, you should consider hiring a guide.
You may want to set your decoys in a canada goose parka on sale field spread, a water spread, or a combination of both. Larger spreads are usually more effective in attracting birds from larger flocks.