The Weather Outside Is Awful

This is NOT what duck and waterfowl hunters wanted. Blue skies, 70 plus degrees, no wind. Here’s the ticket. Let the non-residents have at it. I’ll be either chasing sharp-tailed grouse or perhaps may actually wet the line for some fishing today. There will be better day’s to hunt ducks.

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Should’ve Been Hunting

I should’ve been hunting yesterday. Today the great Minnesota boat parade will commence into ND. Imagine the traffic if this weekend was not the Minnesota opener? I’d guess some hunters will stick to MN this weekend, and then wait for the migration to kick in before heading to NoDak. While staying home I was sentenced…
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The Most Comprhensive Waterfowl Migration Update

MIGRATION SLOW AS NONRESIDENTS JOIN N.D. WATERFOWLERSNonresident waterfowl hunters join their North Dakota counterparts in thefield this weekend, but bird numbers aren’t much improved from last week,and neither are wetland conditions.  The weekly update from the U.S. Fishand Wildlife Service reports the waterfowl migration is moving very slowly,and potholes continue to dry up. Ducks and…
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Avian Influenza

No this isn’t a topic to stir the pot, but what you don’t see going on across the prairie is a massive undertaking to meet the guidlines of AI testing. North Dakota is in away at the epicenter. Situated North and Central where crossing of migrations into and through the US takes place. That said…
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North Dakota Pheasants Up 37%

As of right now I’ve yet to see anything in the news about North Dakota’s pheasant statistics. Funny because South Dakota’s numbers came out a month ago and they were down 6%. Iowa is off 22% but ND is up and maybe…just maybe…non-hunting media types havent caught it? The numbers were released Monday morning and…
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