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October 25, 2013
Bighorn sheep numbers remain steady in state
Most everyone who hunts in North Dakota, whether they actually hunt deer or not, knows the opening day for deer gun season is Friday, Nov. 8.
October 25, 2013 - 8:02am
October 23, 2013
Worst of deer disease outbreak in N.D. appears over
BISMARCK (AP) -- Reports from hunters during the opening weekend of pheasant season indicate that the worst of a deer disease outbreak is over, North Dakota wildlife officials said. Reports of deer deaths from epizootic hemorrhagic disease -- commonly known as EHD -- prompted the...
October 23, 2013 - 7:19am
October 22, 2013
Worst of deer disease outbreak in ND appears over
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Reports from hunters during the opening weekend of pheasant season indicate that the worst of a deer disease outbreak is over, North Dakota wildlife officials said. Reports of deer deaths from epizootic hemorrhagic disease -- commonly known as EHD -- prompted...
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October 22, 2013 - 8:59am
October 18, 2013
Dakota Recreation Report for Oct. 18, 2013
Jamestown Sun Oct. 18, 2013 Patricia Stockdill Outdoor Notes: Oct. 20: Fall crow season closes. Oct. 24: Coteau Region Ducks Unlimited banquet, 5:30 p.m., Gackle, Dani's Place. Oct. 26: Mink, muskrat, weasel trapping seasons open. Oct. 30: Dove season closes. Fishing: Devils...
October 18, 2013 - 6:31am
Tales of three Weatherbys
(Last of two parts) "It is my favorite rifle," Jake said to me many times when he referred to his circa-1960 .300 Weatherby Mark V made by the fine old German company of J. P. Sauer & Sohn. Jake shot a number of elk with the .300 W. M., also, his first grizzly bear and only black...
October 18, 2013 - 6:30am
Plenty of work done behind scene
State Game and Fish Department biologists conduct a variety of studies every year. The familiar ones are those that provide counts or indexes that factor into season setting and limits, and also set hunter and angler expectations. Sometimes, it's fairly obvious why fish or game populations...
October 18, 2013 - 6:28am
Permission required to hunt in crops
Wet conditions over the past two weeks have delayed the fall harvest of row crops. With most hunting seasons open, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department would like to remind North Dakota hunters that hunting in unharvested crops is not allowed without a landowner's permission,...
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October 18, 2013 - 6:21am
October 12, 2013
ND pheasant hunters warned of downed power lines
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Electrical cooperatives in southwest North Dakota are urging pheasant hunters to watch out for downed power lines. Officials say pheasant hunters to take to the fields for Saturday's opener could see some lines that were knocked down from last week's snowstorm....
October 12, 2013 - 11:33am
Pheasant season gets under way in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's regular pheasant hunting season is getting underway. The season runs from Saturday through next Jan. 5. Pheasants are big business in North Dakota -- tens of thousands of hunters kill at least half a million birds in a typical season. Hunters...
October 12, 2013 - 9:33am
Feds reopen waterfowl production areas
Just in time for today's North Dakota's pheasant opener, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday afternoon that it was immediately reopening federal Waterfowl Production Areas across the country. The decision means hunters in North Dakota again have access to more than...
October 12, 2013 - 6:53am
October 11, 2013
Dakota Recreation Report for Oct. 11, 2013
Jamestown Sun Oct. 11, 2013 Patricia Stockdill Outdoor Notes: Oct. 12: Pheasant and fall turkey seasons open. Oct. 12: McIntosh County Ducks Unlimited banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shed Bar & Café, Ashley. Oct. 12: Kidder County DU banquet, 5 p.m., Steele AmVets Club. Oct. 17: Devils...
October 11, 2013 - 7:48am
Few reminders as deer opener approaches
Last week the State Game and Fish Department began its seasonal periodic reminders urging the thousands of deer hunters to take a few minutes to go find their 2013 deer license. The primary reason is that it's not uncommon for hunters to misplace or accidentally toss a license between...
October 11, 2013 - 7:46am
October 10, 2013
Prize duck snatched from bar before charity auction
LAKOTA, N.D. -- Somebody ducked out of the Sundowner Lounge in Lakota on Monday with a prized duck decoy that was painted in University of North Dakota colors and autographed by several present and past UND hockey team members, some of them now playing in the NHL. A $150 reward has...
October 10, 2013 - 6:00pm
Latest shutdown casualty: Prime hunting acres
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- When pheasant hunters take to the fields of South Dakota this weekend to renew a treasured rite of autumn, they'll have less land to do it on thanks to the federal government shutdown. About 150,000 acres in the national wildlife refuge system will be off-limits...
October 10, 2013 - 3:33pm
October 8, 2013
Man dies after being shot by hunting partner
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A hunter in north-central Minnesota died of gunshot wounds after being shot by his hunting partner. According to Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes, 23-year-old Adam Earl Poole of Nevis and a friend were hunting Saturday in a channel between two lakes when they...
October 8, 2013 - 7:13am