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May Edition 2021

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Here's a light look into the May 2021 Edition of Dakota Country magazine



Dakota Country Report: Cormorants remain a problem in the Dakotas

Big Walleyes Producing Excitement by Bill Mitzel

Mallard drake numbers may be too high DC Staff Report

How's the fishing on Lake Sakakawea? DC Staff Report

Covid, Conservation and Wildlife by Patricia Stockdill

Tough Times Continue by Chuck Dieter

CREP program update offers opportunity for soil conservation and wildlife enhancment Courtesy of South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks

Sage grouse numbers decline further Courtesy of Randall Williams, Habitat and Clean Water (The Roosevelt Report)

SD Snapshop Winners Announced by SDGFD

Finding and Catching River Walleyes by Jason Mitchell

Hoping for a Comeback by Bart Pfankuch... Reprinted courtesy of South Dakota News Watch

Record Count of ND Bighorn Sheeep by NDGFD

Does Color Really Matter to Walleyes? by Nick Harrington

Keeping people on the water and in the field by Doug Leier, NDGFD

Dakota Country Notebook: Time on the water by Bill Mitzel

A final thought... Outdoor Heaven by Terry Terrill



South Dakota Glacial Lakes Report: Keeping our lakes healthy by Brian Blackwell, Fisheries Biologist, Webster, SDGFD

Badlands Watch -- Crossing the little Missouri... or Not by Jim Fuglie

ND/SD Whopper and Catch & Release Report

Missour River Report by USACE

New Products

Gadget Corner by Mort Bank

Dakota Kids

Look Who's Talking

Dakota Digest

Trading Post

Last Cast

Dakota Recall -- A look back to May 1997; Blizzard interrupts spawning operations



Good time for fish recipes by Dell Hankey

Big Fish Season by Jon Mitzel

Conservation law enforcement and the Open Fields Doctrine by Bill Antonides

Sharing the Outdoors by Jason Mitchell

Kevin Robling name South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Secretary by John Pollman

Four spots for spring specks by Nick Simonson