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…

Daily Edge for Mon. 11/11 – A Solid Start

A CUT ABOVE.  We take a look at the good conditions this firearms deer season is fielding along with where we’re at with the harvest – one scenario that is making hunts a bit more challenging in today’s Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:  CORNY.  A rooster pheasant forages along the edge of a cornfield. Simonson Photo….

Daily Edge for Sun. 11/10 – White Walking

TRACKING SNOW.  Light snow will fall this morning, providing some tracking help for those still on the hunt in today’s breezes and cooler temps.  We hit the web and share some of our own tracking tips to bring you the deer info you need and a look at the next few days of the hunting…

Beyond Opener: IHEA Focused on Safety, Future

By Nick Simonson   For many hunters, firearms deer season is the end-all-be-all outdoor experience; a two week span so rich in tradition that many would rather miss Christmas than their time in the deer blind or the treestand.  It would make sense then, that for the International Hunters Education Association (IHEA) the deer opener,…

Daily Edge for Sat. 11/9 – Day Two

UNDERWAY.  The first full day of the deer season continues the mild conditions from Friday, giving you another great chance to get out there, especially with the building full moon.  We should see more movement ahead of the cold snap which starts Sunday. Featured Photo:  A rooster and hen take flight down a small draw….

Strong Numbers, CWD Concerns at Start of Deer Season

By Nick Simonson   With the opening of the firearm deer season at noon on Fri. Nov. 8, more than 60,000 hunters will take to the field, pursuing a rebounding population of both whitetail and mule deer across the state which are bouncing back from a difficult stretch at the turn of the decade.  Buoyed…

Daily Edge for Fri. 11/8 – Let ‘Er Buck!

YOU MADE IT!  Welcome to the 2019 firearms deer season, starting at noon today (Fri. 11/8).  May all your shots be safe and on target, and may the season bring you the best memories along with the backstraps.  We do our final check in today’s Outdoors Roundup to get you set for the season! Featured…