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Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
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AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
September 16, 2015
North Dakota pheasant population rises 30 percent from 2014
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's pheasant population has increased by nearly one-third over the past year, thanks to a pleasant winter and favorable weather during the spring nesting season. The estimated 30 percent increase in birds over 2014 mirrors increases in nearby...
September 16, 2015 - 11:41am
September 14, 2015
Some SD hunting licenses can now be carried on smartphones
PIERRE (AP) — Hunters, anglers and trappers in South Dakota now have an additional option to carry their licenses. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is debuting an option that allows people to have their small game, fishing or trapping license scanned directly...
September 14, 2015 - 1:13pm
September 4, 2015
Group says focus should be on pheasant habitat
ABERDEEN (AP) — With South Dakota's annual pheasant survey indicating an uptick in the number of birds hunters should encounter this season,...
September 4, 2015 - 2:35pm
August 21, 2015
North Dakota waterfowl, fall wild turkey hunting seasons set
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department has set dates and regulations for the waterfowl hunting season and is accepting license applications for the fall turkey season. Opening day is Sept. 26 for North Dakota residents hunting ducks, geese, coots and...
August 21, 2015 - 2:17pm
August 19, 2015
OPINION: Deer hunting in South Dakota is always a good time
If I were to list my reasons for being a South Dakotan, I'll admit that our deer hunting is one of them. It doesn't rank as high as friends, a low crime rate, a conservative atmosphere or a more relaxed pace of life, but the deer are right up there. Because of archery and muzzleloader...
August 19, 2015 - 11:35am
August 4, 2015
Outdoor Adventures: SD early goose take getting close
August 4, 2015 - 3:07pm
July 30, 2015
North Dakota swan hunt license applications available online
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is accepting online applications for the 2015 tundra swan hunting license lottery. The agency's website is www.gf.nd.gov . The deadline to apply is Aug. 19. A total of 2,200 licenses are available. Paper applications...
July 30, 2015 - 3:28pm
July 21, 2015
SD Outdoor Adventures: Is drain tiling killing small wetlands?
July 21, 2015 - 2:31pm
July 5, 2015
South Dakota Outdoors Adventures: What are you seeing for pheasant field reports?
July 5, 2015 - 8:07pm
July 2, 2015
More antelope licenses to be issued in South Dakota for 2015
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials will make available more antelope hunting licenses this year than in 2014, after the animal's population stabilized following several years of drop-off. The Game, Fish and Parks Commission said it will hand out 2,495 tags — an...
July 2, 2015 - 12:42pm
April 28, 2015
WILTZ: Some thoughts about more heads on the wall
I’m not very happy with myself right now. I broke a promise, got caught up in something and lost control, and ultimately spent more money on something than I ever intended … money that we really didn’t have. I’ve told Betsy that I’m sorry, but that hasn’t made it go away....
April 28, 2015 - 8:14pm
April 7, 2015
GFP taking suggestions, comments on pheasant management plan
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is taking suggestions and comments until Friday on the current pheasant management plan that will be used to draft a new blueprint for the next five years. Division of Wildlife director Tony Leif says the current plan in place...
April 7, 2015 - 10:01am
April 5, 2015
SD turkey season starts as fall hunting season dates set
PIERRE (AP) — Several hunting seasons have been set for next fall, as turkey hunters head out this weekend for the start of South Dakota's spring season. Archery turkey season started Saturday and the traditional prairie, Black Hills and Custer State Park firearms turkey seasons...
April 5, 2015 - 7:25am
March 25, 2015
Elk, mountain goat seasons up for debate at GFP meeting
BROOKINGS (AP) — This year's South Dakota elk and mountain goat hunting seasons and a proposal to clarify the size of hunting groups are among the issues on the agenda at the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission meeting. Commissioners will take action on those issues April 1-2...
March 25, 2015 - 3:36pm
March 24, 2015
Walleye in Lake Oahe getting boost from baitfish rebound
PIERRE (AP) — An increase in baitfish and healthier walleyes in Lake Oahe add up to good news for anglers this summer, South Dakota wildlife officials say. The Missouri River reservoir in north central South Dakota and south central North Dakota is still recovering from flooding...
March 24, 2015 - 5:14pm