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The duck boat zigzagged through the distributaries, sending a gentle mist into the air; it had a mixture of swamp water and wetlands odors.

My waterfowling brother got a new duck boat and wanted to try it out.

The water level was not very high but we were not concerned, we knew what to expect and continued through the natural canals flushing wood duck and mallards.

We would turn into the cattail and then disappear into the vegetation, jump over small mud islands right back into the water on the other side. We would hang on and shout out the words “jump boat” followed by crazy laughter. It was pure happiness.

We were scouting for the upcoming season and testing the boats capabilities. I was an instant believer, the Jon duck boat was a water beast.

Power, speed and reliability. Most of all we had fun!

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