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Monthly Archives: March 2017

A Nevada Ladies Day in the Outdoors

The Las Vegas chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Nevada Department of Wildlife are hosting a special outdoor event just for the ladies, and there is still room for those women with an adventurous heart. The “Women in the Outdoors” workshop is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4,…


Duck Hunters Are Boaters Too

Many duck hunters don’t see themselves as boaters because they generally use their boat simply as the means to get to and from their hunting spot. After all it’s not like they are towing skiers or an inner tube full of kids around the lake, but nothing could be further…


Free Workshops for Beginning Upland Game and Waterfowl Hunters Offered in Nevada

Waterfowl and upland game species like chukar and quail provide many opportunities for a hunt close to home in Nevada. Beginners can learn practical skills and tips at workshops to be held this Thursday, September 25 beginning at 5:45 the new Sportsman’s Warehouse in Henderson. The Nevada Department of Wildlife…


Pheasant Numbers Down, Yet Good Year Still Expected in North Dakota

North Dakota’s roadside pheasant survey conducted in late July and August revealed lower bird numbers than last year. Total pheasants and brood observations were down 31 percent statewide from last year, while average brood size was down 13 percent, according to Stan Kohn, upland game management supervisor for the state…


Units 2C and 2D Doe Season Opens Sept. 26 in North Dakota

A seven-day September antlerless deer gun season in northeastern North Dakota in units 2C and 2D opens at noon Sept. 26 and continues through Oct. 2. Only hunters with a unit 2C or 2D antlerless license are eligible to participate. Hunters must stay in the unit for which the license…


North Dakota Residents Open Waterfowl Season Sept. 27, Nonresidents Oct. 4

Dry conditions covering much of North Dakota have waterfowl biologists cautioning duck hunters to scout early to determine whether favorite marshes will be huntable this year. Mike Szymanski, waterfowl biologist with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, said below average annual precipitation will affect areas available to hunt. “Much…


Fishery Managers Reopen Columbia River Chinook Season in Oregon & Washington

CLACKAMAS, Ore.  – Better than expected returns of Columbia River chinook salmon prompted fishery managers from Oregon and Washington to reopen the season below Bonneville dam starting Saturday. Effective Saturday, Sept. 20 until Dec. 31, 2008 or further notice, anglers will be permitted to keep chinook salmon caught between the…


Custer State Park Hosts Annual Buffalo Roundup and Arts Festival

CUSTER, S.D. – A one-of-a-kind western weekend awaits at the annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup and Arts Festival Sept. 27 through 29. The Buffalo Roundup begins at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 29, near the corrals along the Wildlife Loop Road. The parking areas open at 6:15 a.m. and…


Hunters Vital in Tracking Sage Grouse Data in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D.—South Dakota’s short sage grouse hunting season is accompanied by a vigorous effort to collect data about the birds. That collection effort relies largely on the willingness of hunters to have their birds checked by Game, Fish and Parks. “Hunters play a key role in helping us collect…


Three Utah Waters Might Have Quagga or Zebra Mussels

Each of these waters is in northeastern Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists have been hunting for quagga and zebra mussels this summer. They’ve gathered water samples from 42 waters in Utah. Those samples have been given to a Bureau of Reclamation lab in Denver, and test results are starting…