Daily Edge for Wed. 11/20 – Icy Thoughts

SLEETY.  It’ll be a mix of rain, snow and sleet today as things shift in the weather. We cover that and what’s on the other side, along with some more ice discussion from the G&F and in general in our Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:  CHILL.  Ice coats some field vegetation.  Expect a mix of precip…

Daily Edge for Tue. 11/19 – Pre-Ice Prep

EYEING ICE.  While much of the ice remains unstable throughout the region right now, it’s the perfect time to get your gear set up for when hardwater sets in.  From augers to reels to bait, we’ve got the preseason prep covered in today’s Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:  Reel Ready.  Go over your ice gear now…

Daily Edge for Mon. 11/18 – It’s Covered

REGION WRAP.  As a gusty but warm Monday sets up for the state, we cover outdoor news from around the region and check into one of the nation’s premier bird artists as part of our Outdoors Roundup.   Featured Photo:  B&W.  A young whitetail buck is caught on camera in black and white as the…

Daily Edge for Sun. 11/17 – Right Way

BATTLE OF MIDWAY.  Welcome to the halfway point of your firearms deer season!  Conditions will be ideal for a sit or a stroll today, or for something else outdoors if you’ve tagged out.  We check out the week ahead and a fight for Sunday hunting out east in our Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:   BARKING. A…

Dakota Uplander: Halftime Report

By Nick Simonson   The firearms deer season serves as the often spectacle-filled halftime show for the upland season in which wingshooters trade in their shotguns for rifles or exchange their #5 shot for slug ammunition.  Like the midpoint of a football game, the switch to deer season also gives those in the know a…

Daily Edge for Sat. 11/16 – Welcome Weekend

SAY SATURDAY! Get ready for another good weekend as conditions align to help finish off your deer hunts and gear you up for the rest of the fall seasons.  We connect with the NDG&F deer plan going into 2020 along with some bad news for Montana’s moose and some meteor shower updates in today’s Outdoors…

Daily Edge for Fri. 11/15 – Click & Learn

FRIDAY FUN FINDS. We learn more about our winged quarry in today’s Outdoors Roundup, checking out the life of a wild turkey, a new stunning movie on ducks in the Prairie Pothole region and the results of West Nile studies on ruffed grouse. Featured Photo:  GOBBLERS. A trio of turkeys work the edge of a…

Our Outdoors: A World in Motion

By Nick Simonson   It’s almost like a switch turns off in my brain the second I settle in for a still hunt for deer, as was the case this opening weekend of the firearms season.  The rammy, caffeine-fueled fidgeter checks out and some zen-like observer of the world settles down in place of my…

Daily Edge for Thu. 11/14 – Make Room

PACKED IN!  Hunters will be at it during this nice stretch, looking for deer on the move as the rut reaches its peak.  We’ve got the latest on that and more from around the region in today’s Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:  A flock of sharptailed grouse lounge in a roadside bush near Bowman. Photo by…

Deer Hunting Q&A – Part 2

By Doug Leier As the North Dakota deer season continues through Sunday, Nov. 24 some hunters have finished up while others continue to work hard at filling their tag. Here’s a few more answers to questions and situations hunters may find useful. Can I transport someone else’s deer? Yes, but you will need a transportation…

Daily Edge for Wed. 11/13 – Onward!

Following the cold snap, conditions will align on the backside of the full moon to make hunting magical again this weekend.  We cover that, some tips for working with CWD and taking good samples, along with a unique deer herd in today’s Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:  PRIMED.  A set of cartridges sits at the ready…

Daily Edge for Tue. 11/12 – Good Moon Rising

CATCHING UP.   A busy deer season can’t distract us from all the good outdoor news going on in our region, and some helpful tips as those who’ve punched their tags eye early ice.  We cover those things and more in today’s Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:  MOON FILLED. TAG FILLED?  November’s full moon signifies that rut…