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Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
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Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
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January 31, 2017
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
After we get through all of today's facts and figures, we'll talk about sage grouse, but I want to tell you this right now. If you head out to Harding County next fall to hunt sage grouse, you'll be allowed one bird. You will have to take him or her to a checkpoint station. After...
January 31, 2017 - 11:11pm
January 26, 2017
Daugaard's Spearfish Canyon proposal in peril
PIERRE — There's not much support for a plan to convert Spearfish Canyon into a state park, according to Republican leaders from the state...
January 26, 2017 - 1:08pm
January 25, 2017
Resolution that would ask voters to add hunting, fishing, trapping as constitutional rights killed
PIERRE — South Dakotans won’t get the chance to vote on whether they think hunting, fishing and trapping should be rights detailed in the...
January 25, 2017 - 3:34pm
January 14, 2017
As winter hits mid-stride, James Valley Drift Skippers snowmobile club rides into 47th year
During the winter of 1968, the main form of transportation through the snowy streets of Mitchell was a snowmobile. The winter of 1968-69 is...
January 14, 2017 - 7:00am
December 31, 2016
Japan's female hunters take aim at wild boar, stereotypes
FUKUI, Japan—Chiaki Kodama blows her deer whistle and soon a male deer wanders into sight. She slowly takes aim and squeezes the trigger....
December 31, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 21, 2016
Wiltz: A gift suggestion for the outdoors enthusiast
Just before the Thanksgiving weekend Christmas shopping got underway, there was a story in the paper about how much the average adult spends on Christmas gifts. I was shocked. People are far more generous than I imagined. Then it went on to talk about how much people spent on themselves...
December 21, 2016 - 10:14am
December 10, 2016
As officials still seeking missing duck hunter, non-firearm-related hunting deaths rare in SD
Fifty-mile-per-hour winds and sideways snow pierced first responders while they searched for bodies along the freezing lake. About 75 people...
December 10, 2016 - 6:45am
November 22, 2016
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
I've been busy hunting, but I haven't squeezed a trigger. In a past column, I mentioned that I failed to draw my West River deer tag. I checked...
November 22, 2016 - 11:37pm
Massive project proposed to remove juniper trees in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials are proposing one of the largest ever projects to remove juniper trees to protect habitat for imperiled sage grouse. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced Monday that it's taking public comments through Jan. 3 on the plan to eliminate...
November 22, 2016 - 3:36pm
October 19, 2016
OUR VIEW: Stay safe in the fields
Not even a full week of pheasant season has passed, and we've already heard reports of three hunting-related accidents in South Dakota. We're sure there's been more, and there's probably been countless close calls. These three, all included someone getting hit with BBs, were just...
October 19, 2016 - 5:09pm
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
North America's most exotic hunts are coming to Mitchell. The South Dakota Wildlife Federation has secured the rights to a film made by Hunting Film Tour, which features hunters across the continent searching for moose, elk, bighorn sheep, waterfowl and more, and it's bringing the...
October 19, 2016 - 5:06pm
October 18, 2016
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Editor's note: This column first appeared in the Yankton Press & Dakotan on Nov. 28, 1987. It was rerun in the P&D as "The Best of Wiltz" on February 1, 1992. I had this dream the other night that left me terror stricken until I woke up and found Betsy beside me. Often something happens...
October 18, 2016 - 11:52pm
October 16, 2016
Slow start to pheasant season
FULTON — After an hour combing through fields north of Fulton Saturday, Tim Cheeseman and his 13-year-old son Josh finally nabbed a pheasant....
October 16, 2016 - 7:20pm
October 5, 2016
WILTZ: The greatest predatory animal of them all
The Vietnam Era was not the best of times.
October 5, 2016 - 10:37am
October 3, 2016
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
(Reuters) - Fishing and hunting equipment chain Cabela's Inc said it agreed to be bought by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at $5.5 billion that...
October 3, 2016 - 9:50am