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Life Lessons Learned from Hunting

When I look at my dad’s collection of guns silently gathering dust, it brings back memories of crisp fall mornings, tired yawns and good-natured...

GFP Teams up with SDSU to Tag Lake Sharpe Walleyes

If all goes according to plan, 4,000 walleyes will be sporting a shiny piece of jewelry in Lake Sharpe this summer. Fisheries crews from the...

ND Wildlife Officials Concerned Over Wildlife Feeding

Staff reports North Dakota is experiencing winter conditions that have many citizens concerned about stress on wildlife. Kevin Kading, private-land section leader for the North Dakota...

Thoughts from the Treestand

By Jesse Kinder I have sat for hours in this big oak tree; it would sure be nice to get to go pee. I know for...

Turkey Talk: A Guide to a Turkey Vocabulary

Staff reports Wild turkeys use an assortment of vocalizations, and understanding how different calls are used in a turkey’s world can help you become a...

NDGF Completes Fall Mule Deer Survey

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...

Pheasanomics

There are many effective ways to catch fish throughout the Dakotas, but sometimes trolling is overlooked or considered boring by many. Well, I’m here...

SDGFP Reminds Hunters of Changes to Waterfowl, Deer Seasons

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department released a news statement regarding several changes that will likely affect waterfowl and deer hunters this...

Pheasanomics: Habitat enhancement project, Stage 1

By Andrew Johnson I am pleased to announce that the Outdoor Forum will be actively participating in a habitat project on a chunk of land...

Delta Waterfowl Honors Pierre Man as Volunteer of the Year

Staff reports BISMARCK, N.D. — Willie Gloe, chairman of the Fowled Up Chapter in Pierre, S.D., is Delta Waterfowl’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year. He...