Legislative Update

HB 1364 – (Rep’s Nelson, Hanson, Pollert; Sen’s Heitkamp, Lyson) – Would increase the fee of an antlered deer license from $20 to $35, and would decrease the fee of an antlerless deer license from $20 to $10. Referred to HNRC. HB 1402 – (Rep’s Wall, Dietrich, Kerzman, Williams; Sen’s Anderson, Hacker) – Would make…
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In Brainerd It’s Time FISH ON

Sheriff Approves Ice Conditions For Brainerd Fishing Extravaganza   Crow Wing County Sheriff, Todd Dahl met with organizers of the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza this afternoon to evaluate ice conditions on Gull Lake where more than 10,000 anglers are expected to be on hand this Saturday, January 20th.  Finding ice thickness ranging from…
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Speaking Of Mountain Lions

Mountain Lion Trapped in Badlands  An immature mountain lion caught in a foothold trap provides further evidence of a breeding population in the western badlands of North Dakota.  A bobcat trapper found the 46-pound male lion caught in one of his traps on January 15 north of Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s North Unit. Considering the…
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Cats And Cougars

There’s a story in the statewide AP story about a reported mountain lion sighting. Game and Fish essentially has responded they’re 99.9% sure it’s not a mountain lion, but a kitty cat, tabby cat, house cat etc. Reminds me of a story a few years back in the Cass County area. I had been called…
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The Up Side To Cold Weather

If there’s an upside to this deep freeze, it’s making ice for hard water anglers, and also really puts the predators into the calls. A buddy of mine said yesterday AM the coyotes were coming into his calls full bore. Another quick note, Tony Dean is speaking at the ND Wildlife Federation in Bismarck on…
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