Daily Edge for Mon. 10/7 – On Watch

MAKING OUR WAY.  While we’ll still have some breeze, we’re making our way out from the back of this weekend’s weather and before you know it, we’ll have a few perfect days for the outdoors!  We talk about the finalizing forecast, a change in tactics it may require for pheasants and a fun upland shirt…

Daily Edge for Sun. 10/6 – Still Windy

LONG WINDED.  Gusts continue today but we’re looking forward to a great first half of next week, along with potential for snow ahead of the pheasant opener.  We talk weekly weather, a well-earned honor and concealment tips inside the blind in today’s Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:  SUNNY DOE.  You remember sun, right?  We – like…

Youth Seasons Key to Future of Hunting

By Nick Simonson   Unless you’re hunting solo, rare is the pheasant hunt where it isn’t a rush to mount the gun, size up the shot and send some lead after a fleeing rooster.  For even experienced hunters and especially those in the midst of competitive and fast-shooting friends, it can be a race to…

Daily Edge for Sat. 10/5 – Strong Gusts

KITE KILLER.  It may even be too windy to fly a kite today as overnight rains come on gales of up to 45 mph, which will be sustained most of the day.  We get you ready for pheasant season with an update from the NDG&F, find the trail for grouse hunting in Minnesota and look…

Daily Edge for Fri. 10/4 – First Friday!

SWIRLING WINDS.   From south today to north tomorrow, strong shifting winds will be the tale of the weekend.  We’ve got tips for managing the gusts in the youth pheasant weekend, some PLOTS info to be aware of and where to find DEO on the air for your first Friday of October! Featured Photo:  PLOTS are…

Daily Edge for Thu. 10/3 – Just Beautiful

FALL PERFECTION.  A rare calm autumn day greets hunters and anglers looking to get a good one in the books as winds drop off after overnight rain and snow.  Expect increasing sun throughout the day as we get to it in our Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:  Take advantage of great conditions for fishing, hunting or…

Fall Fish Surveys Provide Insight

By Doug Leier In the spring, fisheries biologists have a small window of time to collect the northern pike and walleye eggs that are eventually stocked in North Dakota lakes as fingerlings in May and June. In the fall, those same biologists revisit many of the waters where fish are stocked to see how those…

Daily Edge for Wed. 10/2 – Rinse, Repeat

WET WEDS.  We’ll have to deal with rain yet again with a chance for its late autumn friend – snow – tonight, as another system moves through. In the meantime we’ve got some fun reads and exciting wilderness-based movies from around the web to get you ready for a near perfect day on Thursday as…

Concurrent Doe Licenses Available Oct. 7

NDG&F Press Release The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has amended the 2019 deer proclamation to allow hunters to purchase multiple licenses that are valid during any open deer season. Beginning Oct. 7 at 8 a.m. Central Time, any remaining doe licenses will be issued as a concurrent season license, which can be used during the…

Daily Edge for Tue. 10/1 – Near & Far

LOOKING AROUND.  We slide through some very fall-like conditions in the front half of the week for the immediate area but get a good look at some relief for the weekend before checking out what’s happening with shorter seasons in Wisconsin, and troubling headlines from Georgia in our Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:  The autumn sun…

Youth Pheasant Weekend is Oct. 5 & 6

NDG&F Dept. Release North Dakota’s two-day youth pheasant season is Oct. 5-6. Legally licensed residents and nonresidents ages 15 and younger may hunt roosters statewide. Resident youth hunters, regardless of age, must possess a fishing, hunting and furbearer certificate and general game and habitat license. Nonresident youth hunters from states that provide a reciprocal licensing…

Daily Edge for Mon. 9/30 – Headed Up

WHEN SEPTEMBER ENDS.  It’s the final day of the first of fall’s months, and it’ll feel like it with cool north winds and tapering precip, but things are getting better as the Sunday system moves out of the region.  We’ve got the news and notes to get you geared up for a good week, including…