N.D. Game And Fish Advisory Board Meetings Begin Tonight

If you’re a hunter or angler in North Dakota, this is the week to hear what’s going on or voice your concerns with officials from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. The Game and Fish Department’s fall advisory board meetings get underway tonight. The department holds the meetings twice a year in each of…
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N.D. Closes Fisher Trapping Season

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department this afternoon issued a news release announcing the immediate closure of fisher trapping season. The 10th fisher was trapped today, the department said, filling the predetermined quota on the fifth day of the season. Only North Dakota residents were able to participate, with a season limit of one…
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Big Year For Snowy Owls?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for area birdwatchers who like seeing snowy owls. There’s been an influx of the tundra-dwelling birds, and chances are good that more are on the way. It’s a marked change from last year, when snowy owls were scarce in the Red River Valley. I’ve already seen two…
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Injured Eagle Rescued In East Grand Forks

This afternoon took an interesting twist when I received a call from Bruce Nelson of East Grand Forks about an injured bald eagle that had been spotted in a neighborhood on Ninth Street Southeast. He was wondering if I knew who to call about rescuing the bird. I tried a couple of conservation officers but…
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Fooled By A Fake Crappie

I got fooled Saturday afternoon when Loren Keizer, a friend from Detroit Lakes, Minn., texted me a photo of Bruce Mosher holding a slab crappie on what appeared to be a sheet of ice. As the story went, they were fishing an unnamed lake where the ice was 1½ inches thick. Mosher, of Beltrami, Minn.,…
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