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December 2021 Edition

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December 2021 Edition


Ice Fishing Days

SD Pheasant History/Future Part II by John Cooper

A Buck in View: Shoot or Pass? by Chuck Dieter

Once-in-a-Lifetime Moose by Joey Barrette

Skinny Ice Water Walleyes by Jason Mitchell

Knocking on Doors by Bill Mitzel

Ducks Unlimited Wetland Study

Beekeepers trying to survive by Rebekah Techscherer

Snow Geese Spectacle by Bill Mitzel

Year-end thoughts by Bill Mitzel

Let’s say it happens by Terry Terrill



South Dakota Glacial Lakes Reports; 2021 fishing review by Brian Blackwell, Fisheries Biologist, Webster, South Dakota

Badlands Watch; Bridges and refineries still hanging around by Jim Fuglie

Missouri River Report

Dakota Recall: December 1997; Salmon Season Disappointing

Gadget Corner; Holiday Giving by Mort Bank

Look Who’s Talking

Dakota Digest



Bill Antonides; Science vs. Pseudoscience

Jason Mitchell; Taking ice for granted

John Pollman; Cold weather roosters

Nick Simonson; The best gift

Dell Hankey; Holiday recipes for all

Editorial: Ice Time by Jon Mitzel



   - Predator reduction will not improve pheasant numbers by Sid Morket

   - Bringing Back Memories by Otto Palmer

   - Bowhunting Tools by Tom Peterson