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2017 April Spring Special Edition

by Jon Mitzel

Here’s a light sample of what you’ll find the big 2017 Spring Edition...

Editorial by Jon Mitzel: Transitioning into heavy fishing mode.

Letters to the Editor from Tatem Brandt of Litchville, ND, More on Pike Spearing by Lyle Edwards of Adrian, ND, Looking at the future by Murray Smart of Beardsley, MN and Saving what’s left by Frank Conlin of Ft. Ransom, ND

From the Editor by Bill Mitzel: So... What’s the Big Deal about Fishing?



Bill Antonides: April Showers bring...

Jason Mitchell: The allure of the Tailrace

John Pollman: Public Lands Proud

Brian Blackwell: Gearing up for the 2017 fishing season

Dell Hankey: Finding Fresh Fish



Missouri River Update

Look Who’s Talking

Dakota Digest

Gadget Corner with Mort Bank: New Fishing Products

ND/SD Whopper Reports

Dakota Kids

New Products

Trading Post

Last Cast



Prairie Recall: April 1996... The value of fishing in the Dakotas

Badlands Watch: Badlands on the Brink by Jim Fuglie

Dakota Country Notebook: New season, new adventure by Bill Mitzel

Devils Lake White Bass Record

Beyond Wetting a Line by Greg Power, ND Fisheries Chief

Lake Winterkill Problems by DC Staff Report
Oahe/Missouri River Walleye Update by DC Staff Report

Prey Fish of Lake Oahe by Jason Jungwirth, SD Game, Fish & Parks

A Guide’s Perspective to Fishing Devils Lake by Cody Roswick

Snow Geese Meltdown by Chuch Dieter

Confessions of a One Method Fisherman by Lee Murdock

Lake Sakakawea producing smelt abundance by DC Staff Report

Fish Hatcheries... Wintertime is not idle time by Patricia Stockdill

5 Top Pike Baits by Bill Mitzel

North Dakota Fish Stocking by Doug Leier

The Politics of Wildlife Management part III by John Cooper

5 Tips for more Walleyes this Season by Jason Mitchell

Gold Rush Gobblers by Passion of the Hunt

Fewer Waterfowl in North Dakota last winter by NDGFD

Taking Fishing Too Seriously by Tony Dean

Fish and Wildlife Management in the Dakotas by Patricia Stockdill

The Variation of fish management principles in the Dakotas by DC Staff

Dakota Days by Bill Mitzel

Wit & Wisdom by Jerry Wilber

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