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ND pheasant harvest takes a dip

September 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

There was no surprise the 2013 harvest numbers for pheasant was down.
However, North Dakota Game and Fish upland game supervisor Stan Kohn said the harvest numbers were positive despite the conditions.
The total number of pheasant taken was 447,000…continue reading on

Not only numbers: Pheasants might be down in ND, but it isn’t just about success rate for hunters

October 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Pheasant numbers in North Dakota are down, and every hunter in southwest North Dakota knows it.
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Minnesota hunters drawn to central ND

October 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEAR MCCLUSKY We had hardly left the truck on this October afternoon when Chance, a 19-month-old Brittany, congealed into a rigid point in the ditch along the road. There was no doubt that a pheasant was hunkered in the immediate vicinity.
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Pheasant hunters will have to work harder to put birds in the bag

October 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The rush is in the flush, and this year, there likely will be fewer flushes and fewer rushes.
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Leier: Pheasant hunting season starts with hope

October 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

I often draw parallels between sports and the outdoors because it sometimes helps to look at situations from different perspectives.
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Leier: Ducks up, while deer, pheasants down

September 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Many hunters these days are bemoaning a downward population trend for deer and pheasants in North Dakota. On the other hand, for 2013 at least, duck and goose populations are in good shape and can provide opportunities that hunters may not want to overlook.
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Dwindling population: ND Game and Fish Department says pheasant numbers are down 30 percent

September 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

With decreasing Conservation Reserve Program plots and harsh winters, North Dakota hunters are going to have to get used to another tough pheasant season.
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Enthusiastic outlook: Game and Fish biologists stay optimistic for North Dakota’s pheasant season

July 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Harsh winters don’t always mean bad things for wildlife.
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More hunters but fewer ND pheasants killed in 2012

July 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota wildlife officials say more pheasant hunters took to the field in 2012 but they bagged fewer roosters than the year before. Continue Reading

Survey: ND pheasant numbers drop slightly

June 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Wildlife officials say North Dakota ring-neck pheasant numbers are down slightly due to harsh winter conditions. But lush nesting habitat this summer should bolster the birds’ population by the fall hunting season. Continue Reading

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