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Growing numbers: Increase in wolf hunting permits, higher harvest level set for 2014

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced the state’s 2014 wolf hunting and trapping season, adding 500 additional licenses over last year’s total and increasing the number of wolves that can be killed …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Sage grouse numbers raise hope, optimism

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota won’t have a sage grouse hunting season in 2014. That news probably doesn’t surprise anyone who pays attention to the state’s outdoor world.
Sage grouse are North Dakota’s largest native upland game bird, found only in the extre…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Duck numbers up: Survey tallies gain in North Dakota spring waterfowl population

July 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Spring duck numbers in North Dakota were up 23 percent from last year and 110 percent higher than the long-term average from 1948 to 1913, the Game and Fish Department said this week.
According to Mike Szymanski, waterfowl biologist for…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

WILTZ: Nearly everything to know about fishing Lake Oahe

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

With the price of gas soaring during the last four decades, I’ve done little fishing on Oahe. I felt that I needed to concentrate on my home waters. When I do fish Oahe, it is always one fine adventure.

Lake Oahe, with its countless creeks and v…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

WILTZ: Nearly everything to know about fishing Lake Oahe

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

With the price of gas soaring during the last four decades, I’ve done little fishing on Oahe. I felt that I needed to concentrate on my home waters. When I do fish Oahe, it is always one fine adventure.

Lake Oahe, with its countless creeks and v…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: A big victory for a hunting resort on a tax dispute

May 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Dick Cheney, our nation’s previous vice president, was known to hunt pheasants on occasion at Paul Nelson Farm near Gettysburg.

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Leier: New laws set for deer season

May 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

A new law that requires a North Dakota driver’s license number or state-issued photo identification number for most people to buy a resident hunting or fishing license, went into effect April 1.
Since this new law directly affects the deer license…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Gun show is this weekend

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — This weekend’s Worthington Gun Show will offer something for all levels of hunting and gun enthusiasts. 

“We try to cover all areas,” said Randy Thompson, who serves on the committee sponsoring the event. “I would say …continue reading on dglobe.com

Game and fish bill has foxes, raccoons and ‘big bucks’

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Hunters would not be able to use thermal imaging equipment to find their deer and people wouldn’t be able to take foxes from their dens during the warm-weather months under a bill in a Minnesota House game and fish bill.

“It’s a…continue reading on dglobe.com

Game and fish bill has foxes, raccoons and ‘big bucks’

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Hunters would not be able to use thermal imaging equipment to find their deer and people wouldn’t be able to take foxes from their dens during the warm-weather months under a bill in a Minnesota House game and fish bill.

“It’s a…continue reading on dglobe.com