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Ice is never completely safe

December 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last weekend’s warm temperatures and dense fog created some havoc on area lakes.

After receiving several reports of snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles going through ice, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office issued an advisory Saturday evening…continue reading on echopress.com

Ice is never completely safe

December 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last weekend’s warm temperatures and dense fog created some havoc on area lakes.

After receiving several reports of snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles going through ice, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office issued an advisory Saturday evening…continue reading on echopress.com

Coyote Catalog available for hunters, landowners

December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Coyote Catalog, a statewide effort connecting coyote hunters and trappers with landowners who want fewer coyotes in their areas, has been reopened by the North Dakota Department of Agriculture and the North Dakota Game and Fish Department.
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Leier: Ice fishing evolves through decades

December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

When I think of what “good ice fishing” means, I have to approach it from two different time sets.
In one set, I think of myself as a young kid in LaMoure in the 1980s, ice fishing with my dad. We’d spend our time sitting on 5-gallon buckets a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Ice fishing evolves through decades

December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

When I think of what “good ice fishing” means, I have to approach it from two different time sets.
In one set, I think of myself as a young kid in LaMoure in the 1980s, ice fishing with my dad. We’d spend our time sitting on 5-gallon buckets a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dakota Recreation Report

December 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Outdoor notes
- Ice is never completely safe. Avoid areas with vegetation, moving water, pressure ridges, and springs. Check with local bait shops for any ice condition information.
- Dec. 13: High Plains duck, merganser, and coot seasons open.
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Emergency responders continue search for missing snowmobiler

December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST FARGO – A laborious second-day search Wednesday for a Moorhead, Minn., man missing and presumed dead after his snowmobile crashed through the Sheyenne River on Tuesday wrapped up with no sign of the victim.

The snowmobiler was identified as…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Emergency responders continue search for missing snowmobiler

December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST FARGO – A laborious second-day search Wednesday for a Moorhead, Minn., man missing and presumed dead after his snowmobile crashed through the Sheyenne River on Tuesday wrapped up with no sign of the victim.

The snowmobiler was identified as…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Becoming a state Game and Fish warden

November 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Leading off with, “It seems like yesterday” is pretty good qualifier to acknowledge I’m not a kid anymore.
Fact is, it’s been 20 years since I took my final college exam, and also took the North Dakota Game and Fish Department game warden ex…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

In Our Own Backyard…The thrill of the hunt

November 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

I found myself looking down the “schnoz” of one of the biggest bucks I’d ever seen. His antlers were almost as thick as a man’s wrist, the 20-something-inch spread seemed mammoth, and the 15 points were long and elegant, like Liberace’s candelabra.
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