Monday Outdoors Update: Waterfowl Reports, Hunters Mistake Coots For Gadwall, Trout Stocked In Turtle River State Park

Some Monday morning updates: It sounds like the waterfowl opener was a mixed bag in North Dakota and Minnesota. A friend from Grand Forks and three buddies had a heyday on Canada geese in North Dakota, shooting 44 honkers in two days while hunting the Coteau country. He also shot a limit of ducks Saturday…
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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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Youth Outdoor Day Set For Saturday At Pennington County Sportsman’s Club North Of Thief River Falls

Saturday could be a busy day for kids in the Thief River Falls area looking to get outdoors. It all starts at 10 a.m., when the Pennington County Sportsman Club north of town hosts a youth day. According to Conrad Holten of the Pembina Trail Toms Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, the event…
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North Dakota Pheasant Harvest Increases Slightly In 2015

North Dakota hunters last year shot nearly 590,000 roosters, up slightly from 587,000 in 2014, the Game and Fish Department announced today. Anecdotal reports suggest this year could be similar to last year, but that’s only speculation. Game and Fish is just wrapping up its summer brood-count surveys, which will offer a better indication of…
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