Spring Pheasant Counts Up Slightly, Sharptails Dip In N.D. Surveys

So far, so good for fall pheasant prospects in North Dakota. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department this morning said the state’s spring pheasant count is up slightly from last year, while sharp-tailed grouse numbers are down slightly, based on results from annual spring surveys conducted by Game and Fish biologists. Aaron Robinson, upland…
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Eastvold Returns To Lake Bronson As Area DNR Parks And Trails Manager

Jenny Eastvold is the DNR’s new Parks and Trails area manager based out of Lake Bronson State Park in northwest Minnesota. Eastvold began her new job on June 20. She oversees operations and recreational programs at Lake Bronson, Old Mill and Hayes Lake state parks, as well as area Trails and Waterway program operations. In…
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Catching Up On Scheels Boundary Battle, Devils Lake Chamber Tourney Results

I was out of town for a few days but now am back in the office playing catch-up, so I thought I’d share results from a couple of fishing tournaments that took place over the weekend for those who might not have seen how the competitions played out. First off, the second annual Scheels Boundary…
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Openings Remain For Scheels Boundary Battle Catfish Tourney In GF And EGF

The Scheels Boundary Battle catfish tournament is set to roll this weekend on the Red River in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, and there’s room for more teams to enter the competition. According to tournament organizer Brad Durick, the tournament had 26 paid teams as of this morning, and there’s room for up to…
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Rainy River Produces First Catch-and-Release Sturgeon Record

Minnesota has its first state record sturgeon in the state’s new catch-and-release record program. In a news release, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Cindy Pawlowski caught and released the record lake sturgeon May 8 on the Rainy River in Koochiching County. The sturgeon measured 62 ⅞ inches long with a 29-inch girth and…
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