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January 13, 2017
Tips for when it’s ice cold
We’re entering the mid-winter ice-fishing season. Ice-fishing this time of year can be productive, but it can also be challenging.
January 13, 2017 - 7:11am
Economics of hunting
Every time we pull a package of deer steak out of the freezer, I recognize the economics of being a resident hunter. I buy a deer license for fifteen bucks, drive 25 miles from the house and shoot a white-tailed deer. For an extra $10 I can shoot a doe. In fact, I can shoot several...
January 13, 2017 - 7:10am
Hunter education courses available
Sunday, Jan. 8 was the official end date for archery deer, pheasant, grouse, partridge and turkey seasons in North Dakota. Just one month after...
January 13, 2017 - 7:09am
January 6, 2017
KUNTZ: The magic of conversation
It was a New Year's turkey dinner at our house, a couple days early, and two of our guests were my second cousin Jean and her husband, Kyle, who brought family members out from Bismarck for a ski vacation. The other five guests I had never met. They were the two children of Jean...
January 6, 2017 - 6:57am
December 31, 2016
Wintermeyer to participate in World Winter Games
Wade Wintermeyer of Jamestown has been chosen to represent Team USA at the Special Olympics World Winter Games March 18-24 in Schladming, Austria. Wintermeyer, who completed training in Killington, Vermont earlier this month, will participate in snowshoeing along with Christie Coughlin...
December 31, 2016 - 7:44am
December 30, 2016
Looking ahead on the calendar
Whether it’s planning vacation time or just initiating the anticipation process following recent closure of your favorite season, it’s good to know how next fall will set up. As such, about this time every year, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department provides its best estimate...
December 30, 2016 - 7:21am
Finicky panfish through the ice
It’s fun to catch fish through the ice, and it’s also really fun to eat some of those fish. When some anglers get a desire for a fresh fish meal in the winter months, they go after panfish. Here’s why and how. Why go after panfish when you want a fish supper? In most areas of...
December 30, 2016 - 7:19am
Dakota Recreation Report
Outdoor Notes: Ice is never completely safe. Avoid areas with vegetation, moving water, pressure ridges, and springs. Check conditions as you go along on the ice. Never chase, harass, or pursue wildlife with snowmobiles, including coyotes. Dec. 30: Missouri River Zone Canada goose...
December 30, 2016 - 7:18am
Shoveling snow and such
A practical snow blower is said to have been invented as early as 1925, but I assure you that I never saw one when I was a youngster — at least not at our house. We had snow shovels, several of them — an aluminum scoop shovel with a blue handle, an old railroad coal shovel, and...
December 30, 2016 - 7:17am
December 23, 2016
Darkhouse spearfishing on the rise
Did you spend any time on the ice last winter, spearing in North Dakota? If you did, you were part of a record 4,328 participants who registered to darkhouse spearfish, an increase of nearly 1,000 from 2014-15.
December 23, 2016 - 7:04am
Ice fishing this season
Anglers are on the ice in many areas of the Midwest. The following are some considerations for better ice fishing this season. Be safe on the ice. Even if you see other people out there, keep in mind that ice will sometimes have flaws. Be careful where you’re walking and where you’re...
December 23, 2016 - 7:03am
Fond memories and Christmas wishes
It is a relatively new winter sport in parts of the West, the climbing of frozen waterfalls in the middle of winter. I have no idea how it is done, nor do I care to know. I do see an occasional obituary when something went wrong and a climber fell, but other than that I think it is...
December 23, 2016 - 7:01am
December 16, 2016
Traveling about in winter
"Man is a marvelous curiosity." — Mark Twain Being the old fogey I am, it puzzles me to witness the behavior of humans. Many people, particularly younger Americans, would never think of smoking a cigar or having a few drinks of bourbon, because that might be unhealthy. Yet...
December 16, 2016 - 7:18am
Some late season dates to remember
For many, enjoying North Dakota's outdoors in December means waiting for the ice to firm up for ice fishing, darkhouse spearfishing, or maybe...
December 16, 2016 - 7:17am
December 9, 2016
KUNTZ: A long ago desert sheep hunt
This story begins with the incredible luck of drawing a non-resident bighorn sheep license in Arizona’s unit 44-B, the Plomosa Mountains, on my very first attempt in 1976. I learned later that there were 191 applicants for that single permit! Back in those days desert bighorn permits...
December 9, 2016 - 10:34pm