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Here's a look into the April Special Edition


North Dakota: A visit with the fisheries chief

South Dakota: A visith with the fisheries adminstrator

Slot Limits: Why or why not? by Doug Leier, NDGFD

Devils Lake Fishing Update

Anatomy of a Passionate Fisherman

The Myth of Lure Color by Tony Dean, reprinted from Dakota Country magazine June 2008

Interest in Fishing on the Rise DC Staff Report

Finding big fish in small water by Chuck Dieter

Signups available for South Dakota's James River Watershed Program

North Dakota's most popular fishing waters DC Staff Report

The life of walleyes in the Dakotas by Nick Harrington

ND Game/Fish violations tallied for the year

South Dakota Nest Predator Bounty Program Appoved

Killing for Antlers: A study in poaching by Patricia Stockdill

Trout Management in North Dakota

Spring Pike: Big Fish TIme

Staying on track with Mountain Lions by Doug Leier, NDGFD

Protecting Precious Prairie Trees Against Borer

Big walleyes placed in state waters at stocking time by Doug Leier, NDGFD

A final thought by Terry Terrill: A whole new game


Dakota Country notebook: Breaking the walleye addiction by Bill Mitzel

Dakota Kids

North Dakota/South Dakota Whopper Report


New Products

Look Who's Talking


South Dakota Glacial Lakes Report: Outlook good for 2021 fishing season by Brian Blackwell; Fisheries Biologist, Webster South Dakota

Missouri River: 2021 runoff forecast remains below average by USACE

Dakota Recall - A Look Back (April 2003 - Cormorants competing with anglers for fish; courtesy of Lake Region Anglers Newsletter, Devils Lake, ND

Badlands Watch: Conservation, politics and the Bureau of Land Management by Jim Fuglie

Dakota Digest


A busy season ahead by Jon Mitzel

From the editor by Bill Mitzel

Happy and Free; Trying to make sense of nonsense by Bill Antonides

Fishing off the beaten path by Jason Mitchell

Cover Crops for Conseravation by John Pollman

Spring's Amazing Opportunities by Nick Simonson

Fish Recipes for Spring by Dell Hankey

Boats for Today by Mort Bank


And much more!