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Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
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October 10, 2017
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
In the fall of 1960, two years of ROTC were required of all male students at what was then South Dakota State College. In one of my first ROTC classes, joining the rifle team was encouraged. I checked it out. There was a range in the armory basement, we had access to superb Model...
October 10, 2017 - 10:41pm
September 26, 2017
Wiltz: Fishing for a problem
One of the key outdoors issues in Washington D.C., — lead — pales in comparison to immigration, North Korea, jobs and health care, but it is important to hunters and fishermen.
September 26, 2017 - 10:27pm
September 19, 2017
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
Remember the weather on Labor Day Monday? Temperatures reached 90 by midafternoon. Tuesday morning was flat out cold by comparison. Prior to that cold Tuesday morning, I had invited a pair of Mitchell buddies and their boat to fish that day with me for catfish beneath the dam at Pickstown....
September 19, 2017 - 11:03pm
September 8, 2017
SD seasons will stay the same for hunting mountain lions in 2017-2018
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota's seasons for hunting mountain lions shouldn't change, members of state government's Game, Fish & Parks Commission...
September 8, 2017 - 6:15pm
Despite a crash in pheasants, Wildlife Division won't seek higher license prices for 2018
SIOUX FALLS — The head of state government's Wildlife Division said Friday he won't need to request fee increases from outdoors people...
September 8, 2017 - 5:31pm
September 5, 2017
Wiltz: A silent killer worth understanding
As usual, Betsy was messing with her iPhone when she broke the silence: "I have a question for you. What's the most dangerous thing a hunter on foreign soil faces?" Fortunately for me, I had just read a gripping article in my latest hunting magazine. "I'll take a wild guess and say...
September 5, 2017 - 11:45pm
August 29, 2017
Wiltz: Wingshooting the world over
The following list of the world's 10 greatest bird hunts with No. 1 being the greatest of all was proposed a while back by an outdoor TV program. While the list is reasonably well done, I would omit No. 9, as it is contained in Nos. 7 and 8 and substitute a North Country ptarmigan...
August 29, 2017 - 10:54pm
August 16, 2017
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
"To err is human....." As you know, Alexander Pope completed his above quote with the words, "To forgive divine." Like everything else, the world of hunters and fishermen is not without its errs. Some of these errs can be laughed at as time passes, and some end in tragedy. I've had...
August 16, 2017 - 12:45am
August 8, 2017
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
During much of my life as a hunter, I held a not so enthusiastic view toward hunting "introduced" or non-indigenous game in their new, adopted environment. With my narrow viewpoint, I felt that if God didn't put them there, they didn't belong there.
August 8, 2017 - 11:05pm
July 11, 2017
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
A few weeks ago, a touch on the subject of mountain men generated much interest. I alluded to the 1972 Robert Redford movie, "Jeremiah Johnson," and mentioned that the movie was based on the novel "Mountain Man" by Vardis Fisher. In an effort to learn more about mountain men, I read...
July 11, 2017 - 9:30pm
July 4, 2017
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Believe me, the South Dakota threshold to adventure is just a few steps away. After church on a recent Sunday morning, I climbed into my trusty Dodge Dakota and headed for Mitchell. Once in Mitchell, it took five minutes to transfer my gear to my friend Gordy's truck, and then we...
July 4, 2017 - 11:53pm
June 15, 2017
Law enforcement investigating hunting death in Tripp Co.
TRIPP COUNTY — The investigation into the death of a 17-year-old who was killed while hunting in northwest Tripp County Saturday morning...
June 15, 2017 - 2:40pm
June 13, 2017
GF&P to open restricted-access lakes today
The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department today will remove access-restricting cables to about 30 non-meandered lakes following the passage...
June 13, 2017 - 9:39am
May 16, 2017
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
The day would be overcast. There was just enough light on the eastern horizon to guide me, and it looked good — mild temperatures and nary a trace of wind. I headed south out of the hay yard and worked my way up the gradual incline. My destination was a bowl like impression,...
May 16, 2017 - 10:16pm
April 23, 2017
Targeting deals for the trophy room
LENNOX — Elk antlers. Sheep horns. Mountain lion pelts. With limited hunting options each year for such animals, it's difficult for many...
April 23, 2017 - 4:28pm