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Recapping deer management meetings

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Most of us would already assume that April is a busy month for fisheries biologists, as ice-out brings pike spawning, then walleye spawning and initiation of all the other management work that corresponds to open water.
Perhaps not so well known is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Recapping deer management meetings

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Most of us would already assume that April is a busy month for fisheries biologists, as ice-out brings pike spawning, then walleye spawning and initiation of all the other management work that corresponds to open water.
Perhaps not so well known is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: ND anglers can enjoy 365 days of fishing

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

I’ve always enjoyed the arrival of spring. I’ve lived in a number of towns and areas in just about every corner of North Dakota, and whether it’s Williston, Bottineau, Bismarck or West Fargo, each has its own special draw.
While all of us in t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: ND anglers can enjoy 365 days of fishing

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

I’ve always enjoyed the arrival of spring. I’ve lived in a number of towns and areas in just about every corner of North Dakota, and whether it’s Williston, Bottineau, Bismarck or West Fargo, each has its own special draw.
While all of us in t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Deer meeting should peak ND hunters interest

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

For the last decade or so, North Dakota has had around 100,000 active deer hunters, plus or minus a few thousand in any given year.
All of us should be interested in the upcoming series of deer management meetings the North Dakota Game and Fish Depa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Breaking a routine, fishing in new spots

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Like a lot of people, I’m often guilty of following a routine. That’s particularly true when it comes to choosing fishing spots.
Year after year I can fish the same lakes, recall past visits, and assess the current state — whether the water is…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Perch, pike fishing at its finest

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

I’ve always enjoyed my own little internal debates, like would I rather have a 12-ounce hamburger steak for a little less price than an 8-ounce ribeye?
And the same concept applies to the outdoors. Would you rather catch 15 decent perch, or three …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Surviving North Dakota’s winters

January 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Doug Leier

It’s that time of year again when lots of people start wondering about how North Dakota’s wildlife is surviving the winter.
Not that wild animals don’t have struggles the rest of the years, too. Finding enough to eat, or not g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Coyote Catalog seeks landowner participation

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Doug Leier

For as often as I hear people lament the electronic age we live in, there’s always a flip side.
While I’ll never spend more time looking at my phone than at a bobber, I’ll also never intentionally leave the phone at home eithe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: No time to wait as hunters prepare for next season

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Since pheasant, grouse and archery deer seasons just ended a couple of weeks ago, don’t blame hunters if they aren’t already planning for next fall.
But if you have a child, friend or relative who will need a hunter education certificate in orde…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com