Weekly Bits N Pieces

Even Adam Langlie the Nodak Football Fling expert took UM Gophers. We’ll see if he maintains his lead in the Forum Football fling Sandhill crane piled into Long Lake NWR near Moffit like no year in recent history. Low water levels and perfect crane weather congregated the birds at this refuge in a BIG way.…
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Another Opener This Past Weekend?

yes there was. It wasn’t the duck, goose, pheasant or deer opener. October 21 marked the opening of legal mink, muskrat, weasel trapping seasons. I grew up on the trap line of LaMoure County. The great thing about trapping is that it’s chess to checkers, it’s violin to drums. What I mean is anyone can…
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Confessions Of A ‘hunter?’….

Sure yesterday was a Saturday …..in October, pheasant, duck, goose. All open and waiting.  BUT I’ve a little Saturday morning radio show that eats EVERY Saturday AM up. Then my side interest is watching fb from the sidelines. Not indoors at a dome. I prefer a small town even better is 9-Man. So instead of…
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Week Two

Week #2 of pheasant season is ON. Who could ask for a better two Saturdays? Last week warm and sunny, let all the fair weather opening day hunters enjoy the opener. This Saturday clear and cool. Crisp and bright. Just what the Doc ordered. Phil Hansen sticks to his guns and picks the Bison. No…
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Weekend Update

Good numbers of snow geese building in northern reaches of North Dakota still today. And sandhill crane are still in huntable numbers around Long Lake NWR near Moffit. Birds have begun filtering into Sand Lake NWR near Aberdeen. Why is that important? Because it’s like a leaky dam in one of my old sand castles.…
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