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August 14, 2017
Drought delivers double-whammy to southwestern North Dakota
HETTINGER COUNTY, N.D. — Aryn Hansen could see her coffee cup as half full or half empty, and, after opening a new coffeehouse on Mott's...
August 14, 2017 - 6:08am
August 13, 2017
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
DULUTH — The number of Minnesota small-game hunters dropped last fall compared to 2015, continuing a steady trend, the Minnesota Department...
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
August 11, 2017
BERNIE KUNTZ: Here's a fishing spot
In the summer of 1980, Cody native Bill Smith and I took a little horse pack outfit up face of the Beartooth Mountains out of Clark, Wyoming and spent a week poking around on the Beartooth Plateau, photographing mountain goats and fishing for brook trout. Bill defined the trip when...
August 11, 2017 - 6:51am
August 10, 2017
PLOTS Q and A
The State Game and Fish Department recently posted the 2017 version of the North Dakota Private Land Open to Sportsmen or PLOTS guide to its website. In addition to the updated maps showing PLOTS acres and other public lands available for hunting this year, the guide also has a question-and-answer...
August 10, 2017 - 6:37am
August 4, 2017
BERNIE KUNTZ: Meet the bullheads
When I was a youngster I spent considerable time on the banks of the James River, and sometimes Pipestem Creek, usually with a young friend or two while fishing for bullheads. About this time of year there would be an inch-thick layer of algae on the rivers, so we'd bring along a...
August 4, 2017 - 6:38am
July 28, 2017
Goodbye to towing
For years I used to happily drive from Bozeman to Jamestown, pick up my Dad, hook up his old 18-foot Lund to my 3/4-ton Dodge diesel, and pull it up to Canada to fish. I'd tow it back down and park it in Jamestown upon my return. Then, since neither of us used the boat in the U.S.,...
July 28, 2017 - 6:51am
July 21, 2017
Tales of camp dogs
There is a curious animal that inhabits the fishing camps of the Far North, and it is called the "camp dog." My first recollection of camp dogs...
July 21, 2017 - 7:09am
July 20, 2017
Cecil the lion's son has 'met the same fate' - killed in a trophy hunt in Zimbabwe, officials say
The son of Cecil the lion - Zimbabwe's beloved big cat, whose death at the hands of a Minnesota trophy hunter triggered widespread outrage two...
July 20, 2017 - 1:42pm
July 14, 2017
KUNTZ: Reflections on the 50th reunion
"It's been rough and rocky traveling but I'm finally standing upright on the ground. And after taking several readings, I'm surprised to find my mind's still fairly sound." — Willie Nelson I've had a time of it during the last decade with seven surgeries in seven years, a drop...
July 14, 2017 - 6:36am
July 9, 2017
Decoy carver gives wood a lifelike touch
MIDDLE RIVER, Minn.—Joel Huener says he's always been "kind of a rabid do-it-yourselfer," a trait that also rubbed off on his hunting and...
July 9, 2017 - 12:19pm
July 7, 2017
KUNTZ: A box of old stuff
The last time I saw my high school yearbook from 1967 ("Zee-ka-tow") was probably when we packed our belongings in Alaska and moved to Montana. That was in 1986. About a month ago, with my 50th JHS reunion approaching, I began speculating about which of the many boxes in our garage...
July 7, 2017 - 7:12am
June 30, 2017
'It's Canada but it's still fishing'
(Last of two parts) So much rain and snow fell in the Churchill River system of Saskatchewan this year that places like Pelican Narrows and...
June 30, 2017 - 11:21am
June 23, 2017
Fishing, stories and cigars
(First of two parts) For the third year in a row, we see a cow moose standing along the timber north of Roblin, Manitoba, and once we are in Saskatchewan, a black bear sprints from the edge of the gravel road leading to camp and scrambles up a white birch tree. On either side of...
June 23, 2017 - 6:42am
June 22, 2017
Common sense key on the water
No matter where in North Dakota you call home, finding a place to wet a line or relax on a boating excursion is not too far away. It's kind...
June 22, 2017 - 7:01am
June 16, 2017
Improvements in rods and reels
When I was a youngster growing up in the 1950s, most of us started fishing with spincast reels that we called "push-buttons" — Zebco 66s and 22s or Johnson Centuries. They had lousy drags and generally were a nuisance to use. Level-wind bait reels at the time had no spool disengagements...
June 16, 2017 - 6:38am