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The nine members of a work group created to discuss possible changes to the number and allocation of nonresident waterfowl licenses in South Dakota had their final meeting last month, and the inability of the group to come up with a clear consensus is clouding the future of any official recommendation to be made to state wildlife officials.
Like many hunters, I'm often asked which hunting season or species is my favorite to hunt. That's a tough question, and to tell you the truth, I know I couldn't pick just one. The mere thought of having to choose scares me. Plus, i just don't want to.
It's a fact that fishing is a rite of passage for most kids growing up in these parts, and I smile each time I see kids riding bike with a fishing pole in one hand and a tackle box in the other, managing a loose finger here and there to hang on to the handle bars. You can literally see the pure excitement on their faces as they commandeer a wobbly path down to the local fishing hole.