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New Partnership Promotes Hunting in South Dakota

Staff reports South Dakota became the newest state chapter to join the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Hunting Works for America program. Hunting Works For South Dakota...

GFP Commission Proposes Additional Bighorn Unit

Staff reports During its January meeting in Pierre, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission proposed establishing a new hunting unit for bighorn sheep...

NDGF Summarizes 2016 Upland Seasons

Staff reports The harvest of upland game last year in North Dakota was down from 2015, according to statistics compiled by the NDGF Department. Last...

NDGF Asking the Public to Report Bald Eagle Nests

By Bob Mercer Hunting seasons for elk received approval from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission during its April meeting in Rapid City....

Letters: Petition to Extend Minnesota Duck Season

By Roger Schmidt, Dumont, Minn. My name is Roger Schmidt, and I live in west-central Minnesota, which is part of the central zone where the...

Salmon spawn completed in North Dakota

Staff reports Fisheries crews in North Dakota have completed their annual salmon-spawning operation on the Missouri River system after collecting more than 2.5 million eggs. Dave...

Zumbo Biography a Must Read

By Berdette Zastrow Author K.J. Houtman recently chronicled the life of a famous outdoorsman and TV personality, in a biography titled Zumbo: Based on the...

Hunters Reminded to Follow Right-of-Way Hunting Rules

Staff reports Public-road rights of way are open for small-game and waterfowl hunting in South Dakota, but hunters need to remember the following rules: • No...

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...

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...