Fun Day On Lake Of The Woods With Curt Quesnell Of NCOR Guide Service; Fisherman’s Boat Swamped In August Near Garden Island Now Back On Shore At Long Point

I spent an enjoyable day Monday on Lake of the Woods with Curt Quesnell, a longtime Thief River Falls radio personality who retired last year and started a guide service, Curt’s NCOR Guide Service, this spring after getting his Coast Guard license. Quesnell now lives near Long Point north of Williams, Minn., and bases his…
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DNR Seeks People To Serve On Fish And Wildlife Budget Oversight Committees; Roseau Legislator Encourages Northwest Minnesota Residents To Apply

  People in northwest Minnesota sometimes feel they’re on the outside looking in when it comes to dealing with the Department of Natural Resources, especially at the St. Paul level, but there’s an opportunity for anyone who has an interest to have a greater voice in how the agency spends its money. The DNR is…
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Game And Fish Veterinarian Says He Hasn’t Heard Any Verified Reports Of EHD In Southwest North Dakota Deer

There have been uncorroborated reports of EHD — short for epizootic hemorrhagic disease — in southwest North Dakota deer this fall, but the Game and Fish Department’s veterinarian said he hasn’t encountered or heard of any wide scale die-offs. “My guess would be (the reports are) speculation because I’ve not heard much,”  Dr. Dan Grove said. “We’ve…
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Next Year’s Cabela’s National Walleye Tour Includes Events On Devils Lake, Lake Of The Woods

For those of you who follow professional walleye tournaments, Devils Lake and Lake of the Woods both are on the calendar for next year’s Cabela’s National Walleye Tour circuit. The NWT event on Devils Lake is set for July 26-27, 2018, with Lake of the Woods hosting the championship Sept. 5-7, 2018. The 2018 NWT…
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North Dakota Roadside Pheasant Count Declines 61 Percent

The numbers are in, and North Dakota pheasant and brood counts are down. Substantially. In a news release, R.J. Gross, upland game management biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, said results from roadside surveys in late July and August show total pheasants observed per 100 miles are down 61 percent from last…
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