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September 19, 2018
Doug Leier: Fall preview highlights habitat partnerships
One of the unofficial duties of the state Game and Fish Department's wildlife division chief is to set the stage for the fall seasons ahead in...
September 19, 2018 - 6:56pm
Bernie Kuntz: Dog days of summer
Oscar, our 9-year-old yellow Labrador, begins his day at 3 or 4 a.m. with a groan and a whine wanting to go out. I turn the outside light on and he trots over to an apple tree and lifts a back leg. Then he returns, usually, to the "guest room" bed down stairs to go back to sleep....
September 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
September 16, 2018
Waterfowl preview: Duck numbers look good despite dry conditions
With the regular waterfowl season on the horizon in North Dakota and Minnesota, hunters could be excused for worrying about the impact of this...
September 16, 2018 - 6:15am
September 12, 2018
Doug Leier: Numbers look good for upcoming waterfowl openers
September may seem like a month to focus on early upland game seasons like grouse and partridge, but we actually have three weekends in a row...
September 12, 2018 - 5:32pm
Bernie Kuntz: Sharptails of long ago
I knew from the beginning that those early autumn days hunting sharp-tailed grouse in southwestern North Dakota were special. And now, after more than five decades, I realize they were some of the very best days of my life. It is difficult for me to convey the indescribable excitement...
September 12, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 7, 2018
New hunting opportunities open in ND, Minn.
FARGO – There are three new places to hunt and fish in Minnesota and North Dakota. The U.S. Department of the Interior plans to open more than 251,000 acres nationally to new or expanded hunting and fishing opportunities at 30 national wildlife refuges. U.S. Secretary of the Interior...
September 7, 2018 - 8:27pm
September 6, 2018
North Dakota pheasant numbers similar to last year; Huns up slightly and sharptails decline
BISMARCK—North Dakota pheasant hunters will have to work to put birds in the bag again this fall with overall bird numbers similar to last...
September 6, 2018 - 5:11pm
Doug Leier: Hunters need general game license
The North Dakota legislature established the general game license in 1967, and ever since then deer hunters have needed one, in addition to a...
September 6, 2018 - 6:54am
September 5, 2018
Bernie Kuntz: Bowing to the whiners
In the last issue of BUGLE magazine, published by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, I noticed that Colorado has made the same mistake that Montana and a number of other western states have made.
September 5, 2018 - 7:58pm
August 29, 2018
Doug Leier: Regulations to remember as hunting season nears
Whether it's early September archery deer hunting, dove hunting, or late season pheasant hunting, North Dakota's 220,000 acres of state wildlife...
August 29, 2018 - 7:03pm
Bernie Kuntz: Magic of sheep hunting
The late Charley Waterman included a chapter on wild sheep hunting in his wonderful little book, "The Part I Remember", and in it he wrote, "There is only a little sheep hunting for most of us." Waterman shot a big Stone ram somewhere off the Alaska Highway in northern British Columbia...
August 29, 2018 - 7:03pm
August 27, 2018
South Dakota's pheasant count jumps 47 percent from 2017
MITCHELL, S.D.—Here's a bit of a rooster rush. The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department is reporting a 47 percent increase from last...
August 27, 2018 - 4:47pm
August 22, 2018
Bernie Kuntz: Funding conversation
It is no big secret that hunter numbers are declining. In fact, hunter participation in the U.S. dropped 16 percent between 2011 and 2016. That's according to the latest survey taken by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The decline translates into less license money taken...
August 22, 2018 - 3:10pm
Doug Leier: Catch-and-release has become common practice
As a kid growing up in North Dakota a few decades ago, I don't really even recall the concept of catch-and-release fishing, let alone the intentional...
August 22, 2018 - 3:09pm
August 18, 2018
Water Spaniels compete at national field trials
SOLON SPRINGS, Wis. — Bear didn't quite live up to his name, with a sunny disposition and fast-moving tail that seemed to wag the 45-pound...
August 18, 2018 - 10:24am