Pheasant Numbers on the Rise in North Dakota

October 14, 2015 by  
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Pheasant Numbers on the Rise in North Dakota

Even with reduced deer gun hunting opportunities the past several years, I’ll still argue that deer hunting is king in North Dakota in terms of popularity. More than 70,000 prospective hunters continue to apply for regular deer gun season licenses, maintaining the popularity of deer hunting even though fewer than half the hunters who applied […]

Pheasant numbers down leading up to season opening in North Dakota

October 2, 2013 by  
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Pheasant numbers down leading up to season opening in North Dakota

by Doug Leier Parallels are often drawn between sports and the outdoors because it sometimes helps to look at situations from different perspectives. Each season it seems, begins with promise, hope and optimism, along with predictions and prognostications. It’s a scenario that applies to your local high school or college football team, birds, deer or […]

Re-purposing Pheasant Feathers for Fishing

January 20, 2013 by  
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Re-purposing Pheasant Feathers for Fishing

I am constantly exploring new ways to use the feathers from my favorite upland bird – the ringneck pheasant

Prepare for the Pheasant Hunting Season

August 20, 2012 by  
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Prepare for the Pheasant Hunting Season

By Dennis Foster Thoughts of Pheasant Hunting may not be your highest priority until the leaves are falling.  But, if you are serious about the sport and want to get the most out of your hunting experience…you should be doing something about it right now. I know many of you feel all you need to […]

Late Season Compromise

December 10, 2010 by  
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Late Season Compromise

By Nick Simonson When temperatures drop below freezing, my thoughts generally turn to ice fishing. My wife’s thoughts on the other hand, turn to ways to keep me from testing the newly-formed surface of local waters. And as we usually do in our marriage, we have reached a nice compromise on this issue. In the […]

How to Pheasant Hunt Late Season Roosters in SD

February 18, 2009 by  
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How to Pheasant Hunt Late Season Roosters in SD

By PJ Maguire I  have said it before, and I will say it again. When there is snow on the ground and the sloughs are frozen, that is the best time of the year to hunt pheasants. This year we have had snow and freezing temps across the Midwest during a good part of pheasant […]

Late Season Roosters

February 18, 2009 by  
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Late Season Roosters

By Doug Leier For those of us who like to spend as much time as possible on the outside of the window, October is a sort of early Christmas present. Hunting seasons for just about everything are open, and fall fishing can be just as hot as summer, but without humidity and mosquitoes. While crunching […]

Pheasant Facts to Fight the Fever

February 18, 2009 by  
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Pheasant Facts to Fight the Fever

Our Outdoors Nick Simonson The countdown on my computer’s screen saver says it all: Nine Days, 18 Hours, 32 Minutes, 14 Seconds. To help time lapse for you, that’s about sunrise on October 14, 2006 – The opening moment of pheasant season. I expect to find myself walking the five-row shelterbelt west of the Simonson […]

Get Fit for Upland Hunting

February 18, 2009 by  
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Get Fit for Upland Hunting

Our Outdoors Nick Simonson   Safety in the field goes beyond hunter’s education, being aware of your surroundings and knowing your target and what lies beyond it. Personal physical well-being in the field is usually an afterthought, and when it is addressed, it is usually too late. The early upland seasons are a walking hunter’s […]

Late Season Pheasant Hunting

February 15, 2009 by  
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Late Season Pheasant Hunting

By Doug Leier Hunting season doesn’t end with the close of deer gun season. In fact, for some hunters the fun is just beginning. While traditional pheasant hunting images resonate strongly with a warm October sun and a crisp morning walk with dew-soaked boots, don’t think for a minute that December pheasant hunting is reserved […]

Fast & Easy Pheasant Cleaning Tips

February 15, 2009 by  
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Fast & Easy Pheasant Cleaning Tips

By Gary Simonson This is a pheasant cleaning tip for anyone out there looking to get the most out of the birds they harvest. Give it a try and post up the results in the recipe forum! Completely skin the bird leaving on the head. Do not gut. Please note these photos were taken at […]

Pheasant Recipes

February 15, 2009 by  
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Pheasant Recipes

Here’s some favorite pheasant recipes of ours. Baked Pheasant Recipe : 1 can (10.75-oz) cream of chicken soup 1/2 cup Apple cider 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 3/4 tsp. Salt 1/3 cup Chopped onion 1 Clove (small) garlic, minced 1 can (4-oz) sliced mushrooms, drained 2 Pheasants Paprika Blend all ingredients except pheasants and paprika. Pour […]

Pheasant Hunting Tips – Pheasant Hunting in a Hurricane?

February 15, 2009 by  
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Pheasant Hunting Tips – Pheasant Hunting in a Hurricane?

By Perry Thorvig If you know me, you probably think this article is going to be about hunting around Hurricane Lake in Pierce County. Or, it has something to do with chasing Hurricanes in Florida, Well, it’s not about either of those topics. But, it is about a hurricane. Do you believe in hurricanes in […]