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October 20, 2018
Emanuel Troyer, of Plains, Mont., walks with his grandson, Cameron Strain, of Emery, at his side while hunting near Plano last December. Data shows hunter numbers are declining both nationally and in South Dakota. Forum News Service file photo
Variety of South Dakota groups putting emphasis on recruiting new people to hunting
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October 19, 2018
Bighorn sheep fills a niche as the only kind of wild sheep in the state. Photo courtesy NDGF
Doug Leier: Bighorns are North Dakota's wild sheep
October 19, 2018 - 9:51pm
Jamestown's Pat Folk, 87, harvested an estimated 850-pound moose near Bowbells, N.D., on the opening weekend of the North Dakota regular moose hunting season. The season began Oct. 12 and ends Nov. 4. Submitted photo
Once in a lifetime
October 19, 2018 - 9:18pm
October 12, 2018
The state Game and Fish Department reminds hunters to find and verify their deer license. Photo courtesy NDGF
Doug Leier: Reminders for deer gun season
October 12, 2018 - 5:07pm
October 7, 2018
Pheasant numbers up, but not like good old days
October 7, 2018 - 8:28am
Pheasant numbers in North Dakota look to be similar to last year, when hunters shot less than 310,000 roosters, the lowest total since 2000. Habitat loss and declining acreage in the federal Conservation Reserve Program have reduced pheasant numbers and hunter success since the CRP peak in the mid-2000s. Courtesy photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department
Tougher pheasant hunting the new normal in North Dakota
October 7, 2018 - 7:15am
October 5, 2018
Palmer amaranth plants. North Dakota State University photo
As hunters track down pheasants, ND game officials ask them to look for Palmer amaranth too
October 5, 2018 - 12:05pm
October 2, 2018
 Young pheasant hunters are mentored by members of Stutsman County Wildlife Federation on Sunday. Three groups were hunting on land enrolled in the PLOTS (Private Land Open to Sportsmen) program near Jamestown. The afternoon included a safety discussion. A lunch was served after the hunt. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
Hunter guidance
October 2, 2018 - 6:59am
September 30, 2018
A retired physician, Bruce "Doc" Samson of Osakis, Minn., has been dubbed "Doctor Sonar" for his expertise in using sonar, imaging and mapping technology to catch more fish. In the case of Devils Lake, the technology also has revealed some interesting finds at the bottom of the lake. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)play button
Technology puts bottom of Devils Lake into focus
September 30, 2018 - 6:00am
September 26, 2018
The requirement for HIP registration began in 1998. Photo courtesy NDGF
Doug Leier: HIP helps monitor migratory bird harvests
September 26, 2018 - 11:12pm
Bernie Kuntz: Hail and Farewell
September 26, 2018 - 11:04pm
September 23, 2018
Mike Olson of Thompson, N.D., holds one of the large "over" walleyes that helped him place fourth in the Cabela's National Walleye Tour Championship in early September on Lake of the Woods. Each two person team could weigh in five walleyes daily, four of which had to be under 19½ inches, with one fish over 28 inches allowed. (Photo / Aaron Eikhorst via Mike Olson)
'Fish Addictions TV' host adds touring walleye pro to his resume
September 23, 2018 - 6:26am
Perch Patrol buys Mitchell's Guide Service
September 23, 2018 - 6:05am
September 19, 2018
Pheasants do better with warmer, drier conditions versus cooler, wetter conditions during the hatch, which peaks around the third week of June. Photo courtesy NDGF
Doug Leier: Fall preview highlights habitat partnerships
September 19, 2018 - 6:56pm
Bernie Kuntz: Dog days of summer
September 19, 2018 - 6:46pm