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August 24, 2011
Kelly Slough Chapter Chairman Matt Vanderpan uses a decoy to explain the characteristics of a hen wood duck. Submitted photo
Open Season: Delta Waterfowl event puts focus on youth
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
August 10, 2011
The author catches a surprise while fishing during a family vacation on Minnesota' Lake Vermilion. He's smiling here, but rest assured, the novelty of the occurance faded quickly. Forum Communications Co.
Open Season: Mystery menace more than mildly malicious
August 10, 2011 - 12:00am
July 27, 2011
Andrew Thill of Fargo hoists one of several largemouth bass caught during an excursion to a secluded lake near Detroit Lakes, Minn., in early July. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Open Season: Bona fide bass bonanza
July 27, 2011 - 12:00am
July 13, 2011
Cream cheese and jalapeno stuffed sharp-tailed grouse is a perfect summer dish to grill. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Open Season: Success of fall hunts best enjoyed on summer grills
July 13, 2011 - 12:00am
June 29, 2011
The author's father, Bret Shoberg, and dog, Remy, fish on Ottertail Lake in central Minnesota during an outing in early June. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Open Season: Summer is finally here; right time to hit the lakes
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2011
The author's German wirehaired pointer, Remington, retrieves a chukar during the search portion of the NAVHDA Natural Ability test Saturday in Leonard, N.D. Photo by Fetch Photography.
Open season: Pooches, points and pictures aplenty
June 15, 2011 - 8:56am
May 18, 2011
The author's German wirehaired pointer, Remy, shakes off after retrieving his new duck, which was swept away across the flooded field behind him moments later. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Open Season: Easy come, even easier go
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
May 4, 2011
The author's dog, Remy, retrieves a ruffed grouse during a fall hunt. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Kitchen experimentation: 'Homemade' wild recipes worth saving
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
April 20, 2011
Remy, the author's German wirehaired pointer, plays keep away with a dead muskrat during a recent spring snow goose hunt in North Dakota. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer
Open Season: There is no goose hunting like snow goose hunting
April 20, 2011 - 12:00am
March 23, 2011
Forum File Photo
Camping can be a fun, inexpensive way to bust out of your everday life. Coincidentally,  North Dakota offers plenty of opportunities to do just that. Forum file photo.
Open Season: Camping the answer to tight budgets, $4 gas
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
March 9, 2011
Stewart McDanial attempts to get comfortable in a muddy, messy grain field, as he awaits another flock of snow geese during a spring hunt in North Dakota. Tyler Shoberg/The Pioneer
Shake off those winter woes: A spring smorgasbord awaits
March 9, 2011 - 12:00am
Remy, the author's dog, is more than ready for his daily run, and impatiently waits by the door.
Open Season: A frosty jaunt
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
Nothing beats sitting comfortably in a heated ice shack, waiting for the next bite.
Open Season: I really should be ice fishing
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
The finished product: Four cans of delicious, pickled northern pike, perfect on crackers. Tyler Shoberg/The Pioneer
Open Season: Dilly of a pickle - pike, that is
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010
Jeff Jalbert of Horace, N.D., walks back to the trucks with a pack of German wirehaired pointers after a morning of pheasant hunting on Christmas Day. Tyler Shoberg/The Pioneer
Open Season: The Horace Dog Whisperer and a Christmas rooster hunt
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am