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September Fall 2023 Special Edition

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Here's a look into the September Fall 2023 Special Edition


ND Pheasant Crowing Counts -- bird numbers were up despite a tough winter.

2022 SD Pheasant Harvest -- Hunters enjoyed a successful fall.

Antelope Number Plumet -- Winter shared no joy for prairie pronghorns.

Pheasant Hunting Times by Tony Dean -- It's a grand game unique to the Dakotas.

Waterfowl and Econimics by Chuck Dieter -- Resident groups maintaining hunting options.

Mountain Lion Studies by Doug Leier, NDGFD -- The lives of mountain lions in North Dakota.

Trail Cameras by Clint Lindemann -- Using them year-round increases information.

Game Meat Popularity by Russ Mason -- It appears people are eating less wild game.

CRP Options by Abbey Stegenga -- Landowners are still keeping grass on the prairie.

Controlled Burning by Josh Lefers -- Fire management good for the land.

Yout Deer Camp -- Providing you a deer hunting opportunity.

Deer Predation Issues by Doug, Leier, NDGFD -- Winters are tough on big game, but help remains.

Misaligned Coots by Tori J. McCormick -- Believe it or not, there's some good food value.

Sakakawea Survival Story -- It was life or death among horrendous winds.

Public Hunting Land -- There are good choices available for hunting.

The Value of Hunting by Bill Mitzel -- Hoping technology avoids the true spirit of hunting.



Addressing the walleye situation on Lake Oahe by Joe Warner, McLaughlin, SD



A pheasant in every pot by Bill Antonides -- Good hunting is where you find it.

The Dakotas as they were by Jason Mitchell -- So much history should be explored by everyone, especially youth, to learn what life existed here before them.

Legendary local artists thriving by John Pollman -- The outdoors, through the eyes of an artist, make events more precious.

Seven prep steps to better hunting by Nick Simonson -- Avoiding downtime in the field.

Favorite Fall Recipes by Peggy Hannkey -- Baked Pheasant Strips, Creamy Mustard Sauce, Parmesan Breaded Duck Cutlets, Fried Goose Breast and more

Gadget Corner by Mort Bank -- New Products from ICAST, the World's largest sportfishing trade show.



South Dakota Glacial Lakes Report by Brian Blackwell, SD Fisheries Biologist, Webster, SD -- Getting/Keeping kids into fishing.

Missouri River Report by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Missouri River Basin drought persists

Dakota Recall -- A look back to April 1998 -- Good fishing, but how many is too many?

Look Who's Talking

Dakota Digest

Behind the Badge by ND District Game Warden Jarad Bluem -- Finding the Good.

Dakota Kids!

ND/SD Whopper Reports

New Products