The Swampers waterfowl hunting was started in 2005 by Capt. Brian Rhodes, who was born and raised in southern Rhode Island. Capt. Brian started duck hunting at a young age and began eider hunting off the coast of New England when he was just a teenager.
Rhode Island holds thousands of wintering sea ducks, brant, geese, and puddle ducks as they migrate south from Canada, Maine, and Massachusetts.