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Gearing up for ducks: Hunters can keep it simple early in season

September 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Early season ducks, you can make it as easy or difficult as you want to make it. There’ll be time for difficulty later on as ducks get smarter, but early season, it’s like bobber fishing for me. It’s simple, it’s fun; it’s a great time. It’s kind of the start to the fall season. Continue Reading

BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Hooked on Hunting event looks to grow

August 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Registration for Saturday’s Hooked on Hunting Youth Day begins at 12:30 p.m., and the event is set for 1 to 4 p.m. at the Grand Forks Gun Club at 6950 Gateway Drive. Continue Reading

Continental duck population hits new record

July 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

According to the annual Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey, North America’s duck population is 48.6 million birds. That’s a 7 percent increase from 45.6 million ducks in 2011. Continue Reading

Delta project takes aim at predators on marginal grasslands

July 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Delta Waterfowl project to trap predators on marginal grasslands in northeast North Dakota could benefit ducks as more land leaves the Conservation Reserve Program and returns to crop production. Continue Reading

N.D. duck numbers increase, despite decrease in water

June 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

According to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s annual spring breeding duck survey, this year’s duck index is 4.8 million birds, an increase of 16 percent from last year and 112 percent higher than the long-term average from 1948 to 2011. Continue Reading

BRAD DOKKEN: Grand Forks wildlife club, Delta Waterfowl chapter to partner for youth field day

April 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The youth field day, set for Aug. 13, still is in the planning stages but will follow Delta Waterfowl’s “First Hunt” program, an outdoor curriculum for first-time hunters and their mentors. Continue Reading