wa·​ter·​fowl·​er | \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌfau̇-lər How to pronounce waterfowler (audio) , ˈwä-\

Definition of waterfowler

: a hunter of waterfowl

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waterfowling \ ˈwȯ-​tər-​ˌfau̇-​liŋ How to pronounce waterfowling (audio) , ˈwä-​ \ noun

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Increasingly, the same applies to mallards, the most populous and popular duck in North America and a bird valued by Texas waterfowlers. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Survey says … ducks numbers way down in Texas," 7 Feb. 2018 The number of waterfowlers hunting on state wildlife management areas continued to set records this past season, Kraai said. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Survey says … ducks numbers way down in Texas," 7 Feb. 2018 Still, the wintry weather is no guarantee waterfowlers between now and the Jan. 28 statewide close of duck season will see more birds over their decoys and enjoy significantly more productive hunting than in recent seasons. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Concealment, patience key for hunters as waterfowl season ends," 17 Jan. 2018 Hunter gadgets ►Deep Water Duck Decoys are perfect for waterfowlers who love to hunt in open water. Lydia Lohrer, Detroit Free Press, "Hunting & fishing Christmas gifts: Made-in-USA ideas for an outdoorsman," 16 Dec. 2017 The shiver this weekend's for-real cold front sends down the back of the necks of Texas' 100,000 or so waterfowlers won't be wholly attributable to the chilliest temperatures since spring. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Conditions come together for a bountiful waterfowl season," 28 Oct. 2017 Canada geese were once hard to find, as well, and now there are more than a million of the giant Canada geese living in Ohio, the scourge of parks and golf courses and a bonus bird for waterfowlers. cleveland.com, "Pheasant hunting a tradition for family, friends in the Buckeye State," 27 Oct. 2017 An avid waterfowler, Necaise is scheming for ways to put the technique to use in a few months. Todd Masson, NOLA.com, "Tangled bird brings Hopedale angler a speckled trout," 22 June 2017

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1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of waterfowler was in 1888

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