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October 24, 2016
Birds quiet in pheasant country
REGENT, N.D.—Some of those wily pheasants hiding out in dense corn and sunflower fields might be easier to find as those late-fall crops...
October 24, 2016 - 6:42am
October 22, 2016
Hunting license change means less local business
DICKINSON, N.D. — Hunters now are able to use their smartphone to be able to buy their North Dakota license instead of heading down to the local gas station or hunting store. Susan Knutson at Andrus Outdoors in Dickinson said the move to online has caused them to see less hunters...
October 22, 2016 - 7:00am
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 7, 2016
PLOTS questions, answers
Not long ago I had a conversation with caller on the current status of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s popular Private Land Open...
October 7, 2016 - 7:12am
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
October 6, 2016
Bismarck man drowns while hunting waterfowl
BISMARCK—Benjamin Berg, 18, of Bismarck, drowned Tuesday while hunting waterfowl in the Arena State Game Management Area in northeastern Burleigh County. Maj. Kelly Leben, of the Burleigh County Sheriff's Department, said the department received a call at 4:16 p.m. that Berg...
October 6, 2016 - 5:57am
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
Pheasants might be harder to find
North Dakota’s pheasant season is just around the corner, but before we take a look at the prospects for hunters on opening day, let’s glance in the rear view mirror for a recent historical recap. Last year, about 85,000 resident and nonresident hunters bagged about 590,000 roosters....
September 30, 2016 - 7:21am
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 16, 2016
Remembering Sept. 11
During the first week of September, 2001, my friend Greg Bos, two of his friends and I took a commercial flight from Anchorage to Dillingham, Alaska. From there we boarded a DeHaviland Beaver float plane which flew us north to the Tikchik Lakes country, and specifically, to Kulik...
September 16, 2016 - 11:15am
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 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