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Making the switch to a sub-gauge shotgun for ducks and geese

By John Pollmann My first shotgun was an Ithica 12-gauge pump action that my dad bought at Gary’s Gun Shop in Sioux Falls. I used...

The Fowl Line: Political pressure leading to wetland drainage in North Dakota

By John Pollmann There’s a story about wetland loss in North Dakota that you maybe haven’t heard a lot about, and, chances are, the folks...

The Fowl Line: Improve your duck calling skills in the off-season

By John Pollmann The spring light goose migration has, more or less, wrapped up across the Dakotas, which means the “off season” has arrived for...

The Fishing Line: The quest for the perfect fishing report

By Spencer Neuharth Planning an ice fishing trip is a daunting task. What often makes it so tough is a lack of mobility in an...

The Fowl Line: Over the hill

By John Pollmann I turn 40 this year, which stands as a pretty significant milestone for a guy who still acts 14 most days. As...

The Fowl Line: The game changer.

The fall of 2009 is one that I will never forget. Yes, there was Brett Favre’s arrival in Minneapolis and the resulting frenzy of football...

The Fishing Line: The pulse of SD’s record book, Part 2

South Dakota has over 100 entries in its record fish database. It’s a diverse group, with species stretching from smelt to paddlefish and methods...

The Fishing Line

We left off the second part of this series in the August waterfowl issue when Gauge, a yellow Lab I brought home in early...

The Fowl Line: Memories of hunting the Mighty Mo’ before the dams were built.

We left off the second part of this series in the August waterfowl issue when Gauge, a yellow Lab I brought home in early...

The Fishing Line

South Dakota has over 100 entries in its record-fish database. It’s a diverse group, with species stretching from smelt to paddlefish and methods ranging...