STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN Minnesota grouse counts similar to last year
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said today that ruffed grouse drumming counts are similar to last year across the state.
Thats either good news or bad news depending on your perspecti... Posted on 6/29/15 at 3:35 PM
STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Minnesota mallard numbers down, other species up
Minnesotas breeding mallard population counts are down from last year, but other species saw increases, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today.
Each year, the department conduc... Posted on 6/22/15 at 1:47 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT WITH AGWEEK REPORTER JONATHON KNUTSON Farmers and ranchers enjoy hunting, too
Finishing harvest is the priority of Upper Midwest farmers right now. But a close second for many is filling their deer tag.
North Dakota's deer gun season begins on Friday, Minnesota's on Saturday. ... Posted on 11/7/14 at 2:52 PM
STAFF BLOG AREAVOICES COMMUNITY Jamestown Sun wants your hunting blog!
The Jamestown Sun does a nice job highlighting Areavoices bloggers in a special way.
Each week they do a page of nothing but Areavoices blogs.
Right now editor Logan Adams is looking for blogs relat... Posted on 11/10/11 at 2:34 PM
The key to successful deer hunting is preparation, and the most successful hunters almost always look at the pastime as a year-round pursuit that goes far beyond the hunt. With that in mind, the publishers of Deer & Deer Hunting magazine have launched a series of “Deer & Deer Hunting Education” online courses.
At the same time that N.D. deer license numbers first inched higher than 140,000, a new program called Sportsmen Against Hunger came on the scene, working with local wildlife clubs and deer processors to develop a way for hunters to donate venison to community food pantries.
It’s a safe assumption that few hunters ever leave home thinking, “I just might end up in a hunting accident today.” That’s how it should be with hunting, as well. “It can’t happen to me,” is not the best attitude to bring to the field.
North Dakota’s 16½-day deer gun season opens at noon Friday and ends Nov. 24. The Game and Fish Department this year offered 59,500 tags, a decline of 5,800 from last year and the lowest since 1983. By comparison, Game and Fish offered a record 145,250 deer gun licenses in 2004
When Tim Bernhardt spent a couple of years living in Colorado, he’d schedule his time off to return to Grand Forks for North Dakota’s deer season rather than Christmas. This year, though, Bernhardt, of Grand Forks, didn’t draw a deer tag.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Grand Forks architect says he won’t go hunting with the presidents of the University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University anymore after a political blogger questioned the appropriateness of such a relationship given the contracts the architectural firm has won from both universities.
As firearms deer seasons approach, retailers across the region say supplies of most rifle ammo are improving, but hunters who wait until the last minute still could have a tough time finding what they want.
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