NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND Results in from 2012 WCSIA variety trials
BISMARCK, N.D. This years winter wheat variety trials show that early summer heat may have done more good than harm for this years crop in North Dakota and South Dakota. According to Ducks Un... Posted on 10/16/12 at 4:42 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Slime, Blood, Fur, Feathers
My alarm woke me up earlier than I was used to, but on this day I needed to wake up with the fishes to check out the local fish market. Live eels, snakes, frogs, fowl, and much more, the wet market--a... Posted on 3/24/12 at 9:04 AM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Wildlife and Warm Weather
We were out for one of our Sunday drives on a Tuesday..or maybe it was Wednesdayit was one of those really hot evenings. Every day this week has been hot and humid. I did not sweat to death at workI t... Posted on 7/23/11 at 6:04 AM
STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Nett Lake duck hunt on a not-so-ducky day
I joined Bill and Glenn Merrick of Duluth for a duck hunt last Friday on Nett Lake near Orr. We were accompanied by guide Gene Boshey, a Nett Lake guide and member of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa... Posted on 10/20/10 at 10:49 AM
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS DNR announces bag limits, dates and times for waterfowl season
Waterfowl season dates and limits, including significant changes designed to allow hunters to harvest more Canada geese, have been established for the fall season, according to the Minnesota Departmen... Posted on 8/4/10 at 6:50 AM
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Across the Upper Midwest, duck hunters are gearing up for a record fall flight of ducks, as predicted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Bag limits are liberal — again. Minnesota duck hunters are coming off a 2011 season that showed increases in hunter numbers and duck harvest.
Sam Cook, Forum Communications
, August 29, 2012
Shorty Olson has a faithful following.
Every day he can be seen with hundreds crowding around him, listening intently to his easy banter and eagerly partaking of the treats he shares.
Sometimes they fight with each other for his attention, but for the most part, he says they are “attentive and well behaved.”
By Tara Bitzan, Forum Communications Co.
, March 12, 2011
North Dakota wildlife officials say there are more ducks breeding in the state.
The Game and Fish Department’s annual spring breeding duck survey showed an index of more than 4.5 million birds, up 12 percent from last year and 7 percent above the long-term average.
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — It was a quiet Friday afternoon when the call to the St. Croix County Emergency Communication Center came in from a local resident.
A family of ducks had wandered too near a storm sewer grate and nine babies had fallen inside.
By Jeff Holmquist , Forum Communications Co.
, June 18, 2010
When it comes to crossing the road, Farmington’s ducklings might want to get a little advice from the chicken.
In separate incidents in two parts of town May 5 police, public works employees and Farmington residents rescued 20 ducks from storm sewers along city streets.
By Nathan Hansen , Forum Communications Co.
, May 15, 2010
The next time you find yourself kicking cans in the shop, killing time at the gas station or coffee shop with the crew, I ask you to raise a question about favorite ducks.
No doubt the wood duck would garner a share of votes, and the pintail has subtle grace and definition—that pointed tail distinguishing it from the other ducks. Maybe a vote or two will crop up for the blue-winged teal, accompanied by the rationale of, “those buggers are fast and hard to hit” … and they are!
By Doug Leier, North Dakota Outdoors
, October 02, 2009
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