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FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
home & garden
red river valley fair
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
Monthly fly tyers group meets to make it through long winter months
Second set of entangled ND bucks with severed head discovered, set free by snowmobiler on Red River
Flight Lines: Indoor pursuits for the anxious birder
David "Dave" Balvin
David L. Bigelow
July 23, 2009
Game and Fish monitors waters for ANS
North Dakota Game and Fish Department fisheries personnel will continue to monitor waters throughout the state this summer for aquatic nuisance species. Lynn Schlueter, ANS coordinator, said efforts will focus on waters with a history of high use. "Much of our time will be centered...
July 23, 2009 - 10:16am
July 16, 2009
Rock the docks with thrill of bass fishing
A great summer pastime for many people is the attendance of open air concerts, from a battle of the bands contest at the county fair, to the...
July 16, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
The challenge of nighttime Muskie fishing
There's nothing more primal in our human psyche than fear - or at least a healthy level of cautious respect - for that which we cannot see when the light of day has faded. The haunting cry of a loon at sunset is quickly replaced by the hoot of an owl, filling the late summer night...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Muskie fishing proved to be unsuccesful venture
Just five casts into Saturday morning, I figured the weekend would have one of two outcomes: either bigger muskies would certainly follow the one in my hand, or I just pre-spent my next 995 casts on the 20-incher with the treble of my homemade pink-and-brass bucktail in its mouth....
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
Exotic livestock not all that rare
I was living in Spokane, Wash., back in 1986, and doing quite a little fishing. One particular day, our small group had driven down to the Grande Ronde River in the southeast corner of the state to pursue steelhead trout. Just upstream from where the Grande Ronde joins the Snake River,...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Anglers reminded of packaging and gifting fish
North Dakota anglers are reminded there is a proper way to package and gift or give away fish. Robert Timian, chief of enforcement for the state Game and Fish Department, said even though most regulations are the same as in past years, a reminder is warranted because some are new,...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Hunting and fishing expo to be held at Sandhills Archery Park
The Outdoor Classic Hunting and Fishing Expo will be held at Sandhills Archery Park in West Fargo on Friday and Saturday, June 6-7. The two day event will include seminars on hunting, fishing, archery, black powder, kayaking, camping, and dog training, and feature exhibits and demonstrations...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Simonson shares his tools of the trade
Catch and release works. Whether it's preserving a viable fishery in a forty-acre bass lake or letting a trophy-caliber muskie swim back into the cabbage after an exciting battle, the mantra of C&R resounds stronger than ever through sport fishing circles. For those looking to preserve...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Make your own muskie lures
With the rising cost of everything these days, many anglers look to save a few bucks where they can. Whether it is tying their own flies or catching their own bait, outdoorsmen, being the resourceful breed that they are, always find a way to keep enjoying their obsessions. For...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am
April 22, 2008
Paddlefish snagging season opens May 1
North Dakota's paddlefish snagging season opens May 1, and is scheduled to continue through the end of the month. However, the season has closed early the last four seasons. If the harvest season closes early, snag-and-release will still be allowed for those with a current, unused...
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Life jacket lesson, your most important piece of equipment
The weather is cold and hot this time of year, and the fishing can be the same way. Streaky, inconsistent and uneven until the first warm stretch of weather brings April into May. One thing that should not be inconsistent is the attitude of anglers toward boat safety at this time...
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 8, 2008
Simonson's top ten tackle choices
Springtime means stocking the tackle box with jigs, spinners, twisters, spoons, crankbaits and more; usually more lures than I'll ever need. However, if it came down to it, there is a handful of them I couldn't go without. For whatever species I was pursuing, I would forsake all...
April 8, 2008 - 12:00am
March 25, 2008
Egg-stravaganza simplicity of patterns, bright hues
In my quest for steelhead knowledge, I have found some interesting patterns, from complex streamers to simple nymphs. Stocking the fly box has been both rewarding and exciting as my arsenal takes shape for my trip to the shores of Lake Superior this spring. The most enjoyable...
March 25, 2008 - 12:00am
February 12, 2008
The Woolly Bugger is a must for fly fishing
In my journeys into fly fishing and fly tying, I have not found a more enjoyable fly to put together on the vise and put under the water's surface than the woolly bugger. The beauty of this streamer comes from its simplicity, both in how it is tied and how it is fished. The Woolly...
February 12, 2008 - 12:00am
January 29, 2008
Significant trip tips
Fishing is a social sport; ice fishing even more so. I can't recall a morning after a hot (or not-so-hot) dawn bite that I haven't stepped out of my shack to see who else was punching holes in the dark, ask how the fish were biting fifty yards away and shoot the breeze with a fellow...
January 29, 2008 - 12:00am