Good Waterfowl Opener Expected In North Dakota And Minnesota

Wildlife officials in Minnesota and North Dakota are forecasting a good waterfowl opener this weekend. Minnesota’s waterfowl season and North Dakota’s resident waterfowl season open Saturday. In Minnesota, the DNR’s first Waterfowl Migration and Hunting Report of the season indicates blue-winged teal, wood ducks and mallards should dominate hunters’ bags in most areas, while ring-necked…
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Playing With The Fish On Lake Of The Woods

The DNR’s area fisheries office in Baudette, Minn., is wrapping up its annual fall gillnetting survey on Lake of the Woods, and I recently spent a day tagging along with the crew as they pulled nets and worked up fish in an area near Warroad, Minn. We saw a lot of fish that day, though…
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Outdoors Nuggets: Potential New Record Elk In Montana, Minnesota Grouse Opener Report, Youth Hunting Opportunities Etc.

Some Monday outdoors nuggets to get your week started: Potential new elk record: From Montana comes news of a potential new archery world record elk as confirmed by the Boone and Crockett Club and Pope and Young Club. In a news release posted on the Outdoor Wire Digital Network, the Boone and Crockett club said…
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North Dakota Youth Waterfowl Season, Cabela’s-Sponsored Kids’ Outdoors Event, On Tap This Weekend

Several youth hunting opportunities are on tap this weekend across the region. North Dakota’s special youth waterfowl season is Saturday and Sunday, with shooting hours from half an hour before sunrise until sunset. As part of the hunt, legally licensed residents 15 years of age and younger can hunt ducks, mergansers, coots or geese when…
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North Dakota To Issue Remaining 50 Deer Gun Antlerless Tags September 28

If you want to hunt deer with a rifle in North Dakota and haven’t drawn a license, you still have an outside shot. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department this afternoon said 50 antlerless whitetail deer gun licenses still are available in two units after the second lottery drawing. Individual results are available online…
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