Perpetuating the Cycle

Many of the reliability issues facing earlier semi-auto shotguns have been addressed in today's crop of modern autoloaders.

The .30-06 Springfield Is Still All You Need

In the hunting world, the .30-06 Springfield is one of those cartridges that has probably been used to kill every species of huntable game on the planet.

Wild Game Year

Ice-Fishing Prep Work

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Passing on the pheasant hunting tradition

I remember my first pheasant. My father sent a note to the school principal asking for an “excused” absence so we could go pheasant hunting....

SDGFP’s new online tool is for the birds

In early August the state Game, Fish and Parks Department unveiled its updated, online version of the Breeding Bird Atlas. In a news release, GFP...

Duck populations holding steady despite dry conditions

Duck hunters received some good news earlier this week when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its annual report on the breeding duck population. DU regional biologist believes Dakota hunters should see a fall flight similar to last year.

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