August 22, 2014

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RatNation™ Rat of the Year

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Know someone that is a skilled public refuge waterfowler?

A Refuge Rat that is knowledgeable about waterfowl, habitat, weather, calling, shooting, decoys, field etiquette, camouflage, and general waterfowling topics?

Maybe you have the background and proven track record yourself?

Think you can compete with the best?

2010-2011 Rat of the Year

washington-craig-mitchell-marsh-nice-bagWashington - Craig Mitchell announces the selection of Craig Mitchell as the 2010-2011 Rat of the Year. The annual Rat of the Year announcement represents the recognition of one public access duck or goose hunter from North America that has mastered the hunting skills and field behaviors required to consistently excel on public lands, and achieve frequent successful hunts.

More to come...

2009 Rat of the Year

arkansas-michael-fleeman-with-preston-ducks-cross-holeArkansas - Michael Fleeman

We at celebrate the people who continue the great tradition of hunting on public grounds, and applaud those who keep alive the proud heritage of conservancy and fine-spirited gamesmanship.

With those and other qualities in mind, we are pleased to honor Mike Fleeman of Arkansas, whose commitment to preserving the traditions of hunting make him our first-ever Rat of the Year award-winner.