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October 21, 2016
KUNTZ: A drive across Wyoming
“Would he say goodbye to it all, except in his head? … A man looking at things for the last time wanted to fix them in his head. He wanted to look separately at every tree and rock and run of water and to say goodbye to each and to tuck the picture of them away so’s they wouldn’t...
October 21, 2016 - 10:18pm
October 14, 2016
Taking in the big knife show
Katrina dropped me off at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Kansas City, Mo., where the second annual International Custom Cutlery Exposition was being held. Katrina, who has about as much interest in handmade knives as I do in organic chemistry, would spend the afternoon at a science...
October 14, 2016 - 10:32pm
October 11, 2016
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we feature northeast South Dakota veteran trapper John Almquist who for 50...
October 11, 2016 - 6:42am
October 7, 2016
Dakota Recreation Report
Jamestown Sun Dakota Recreation Report Oct. 7, 2016 Patricia Stockdill Outdoor Notes: Oct. 8: Pheasant and fall turkey seasons open. Oct. 9: Arrowwood Nat’l. Wildlife Refuge, Pingree, BigSit Birding event, anytime or all of the time from 7:30 a.m. to dark. Contact the refuge, (70)...
October 7, 2016 - 7:05am
September 30, 2016
Reflections on Alvin Biesen
If you Google Alvin Biesen you will find nothing. And if you questioned 50 hunters under the age of 40 to tell you everything they know about Alvin Biesen, chances are not one of them would know anything. Yet Al Biesen of Spokane, Washington was for decades known as the dean of rifle...
September 30, 2016 - 7:22am
Want big fish? Use big bait
Autumn has arrived in the Midwest. In a couple of weeks the countryside will be alive in color and lots of outdoor enthusiasts will have departed the lakes for treestands in search of deer or the fields looking for pheasants or geese or ducks. Nothing wrong with that: Hunting is a...
September 30, 2016 - 7:19am
September 26, 2016
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we put a couple of shotgun experts—the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting...
September 26, 2016 - 3:33pm
September 23, 2016
Sharp-tailed grouse hunting makes me think of Hoppe's No. 9 nitro solvent, and an old Remington Model 870 in 16 gauge that was not so old at the time. It reminds me of the sweet chore of sorting through shotshells (paper hulls in those days), separating the No. 6s from the 7-1/2s,...
September 23, 2016 - 5:44am
September 9, 2016
Sweat, toil and bighorns
When the first rays of September light came over the mountains of Wyoming's Shoshone National Forest, my partner Harry and I were already crossing a pass between the upper forks of the Wood River. There we began a descent into Smuggler's Cove, all the while searching for a Rocky...
September 9, 2016 - 3:28pm
September 2, 2016
Getting rid of public lands
The movement to turn over federally-owned lands to the states has been around for decades, a move that would destroy the great legacy created by presidents William Henry Harrison and Theodore Roosevelt, the latter who added some 148 million acres to the national forest system. The...
September 2, 2016 - 6:36am
August 29, 2016
Fine day for fishing
A couple enjoys a sunny Sunday afternoon seeking fish in the Jamestown Reservoir. Chris Olson / The Sun
August 29, 2016 - 6:46am
August 26, 2016
Dakota Recreation Report
Jamestown Sun Dakota Recreation Report Aug. 26, 2016 Patricia Stockdill Outdoor Notes: Aug. 27: Corn & Frank Fest, Fort Lincoln State Park. Sept. 1: Dove season opens. Sept. 2: Archery pronghorn (lottery license only) and archery deer seasons opens. Sept. 7: Missouri River Zone early...
August 26, 2016 - 6:28am
Howard posts top score at coin shoot Darryl Howard of Bismarck connected on 278 out of 300 shots at the Buffalo City Gun Club's Memorial Hall of Honor Coin Shoot on Aug. 13. Howard placed first in Class A doubles with a score of 93. Dennis Bredahl of Jamestown placed first in Class...
August 26, 2016 - 6:27am
Ins and outs of archery deer season
Archery deer hunting has expanded in popularity in North Dakota over the years. Even as deer numbers have fallen from record highs a decade...
August 26, 2016 - 6:26am
Bad news on the Yellowstone
It all began about a month ago when floaters and anglers on the Yellowstone River between Gardiner and Livingston found dead Rocky Mountain whitefish floating in the river. The state agency reported several hundred dead whitefish and expressed mild concern. A few days later that...
August 26, 2016 - 6:26am