Tuesday 04/26/2016
Video: Final Roost box call tips from Outdoor Forum editor Andrew Johnson
Posted: April 26, 2016

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Win $200 HS STRUT Turkey Hunting Gear Package
Posted: April 26, 2016

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Friday 04/15/2016
Bank to the Basics
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

Bottom-bouncer anglers will swear to you that summer is the best time to catch walleyes. Long-line trollers go on and on about catching walleyes during those late fall nights. And ice fishermen, of course, say the best time and place for walleyes is

Longbeard Lessons
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

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

Mobridge Angler Lands Massive Lake Oahe Pike
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

A fisherman hooked the catch of a lifetime

a 28.6-pound northern pike

on March 29 in one of Lake Oahe

s bays near Mobridge.

I knew immediately that it was a big one,

said Kerry Konold of Mobridge, who caught the 47-inch fish.

I

ve caught a lot

SDGFP Commission OKs Use of Trail Cameras Year-Round
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

BROOKINGS

People could keep trail cameras operating year-round in South Dakota on land owned, leased or controlled by the state Game, Fish and Parks Department under a new rule adopted Thursday.The regulations call for the camera to be attached to

Over 200 Students Join SD State High School Clay Target League
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

Over 200 students from seven South Dakota high school teams will participate in the inaugural South Dakota State High School Clay Target League

s (SDSHSCTL) 2016 spring trap shooting season. Teams began practicing April 3, while the actual competitio

Angling Simplified
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

With the morning sky reflecting steel blue off of the surface of Lake Poinsett, Ben Sagmoe handles his bright orange kayak intently but without flair through small swells of water. Paddling a kayak along the shores of this popular lake 13 miles north

Black Hills Thunder
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

Turkey hunting can really get in your blood. On those cool April mornings, perhaps even with a blanket of snow, I often find myself sitting in a ground blind or patrolling ridges in the pre-dawn hours. If I

m trolling, I

m covering as much ground as

Hooked on Gobblers
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

Hunting spring gobblers gives those of us who love spending time in the Dakota outdoors another opportunity to get out and test our skills against one of Mother Nature

s most wary creatures, the wild turkey. Over the years, our Team Outdoorsmen Adven

5 Tips to Catch More Walleyes
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

Fishing can remain frustrating, humiliating and, most of all, humbling, regardless of how much you get to fish or how much you think you have learned. There will always come a time when you feel like you just hit a wall. Anybody who says they have ne

The Fowl Line
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

When the South Dakota Legislature voted two years ago to move the management of nonresident waterfowl licenses to the Game, Fish

&

Parks Commission, it was largely assumed this contentious issue would never again rear its head in Pierre.But with the

Friday 04/15/2016
The Fowl Line
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

When the South Dakota Legislature voted two years ago to move the management of nonresident waterfowl licenses to the Game, Fish

&

Parks Commission, it was largely assumed this contentious issue would never again rear its head in Pierre.But with the

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Editor's Note
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 11:01 am

After my old hunting dog, Indiana, died last July, I swore off of dogs for a while. I promised myself I wasn

t going to get another dog for a couple years. However, it

s amazing what a full fall season without a dog can do to a guy. Normally, I

m a m

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