Coyote Catalog Seeks Landowner Participation

Coyote Catalog Seeks Landowner Participation

by Doug Leier   For as often as I hear people lament the electronic age we live in, there’s always a flip side. While I’ll never spend more time looking at my phone than at a bobber, I’ll also never intentionally leave the phone at home either, because it provides nearly instant emergency access and […]

Trapping the Muskrat, Bobcats, Coyotes and other predators in ND

March 5, 2012 by  
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Trapping the Muskrat, Bobcats, Coyotes and other predators in ND

by Doug Leier My son and daughters have seen urban trapping first hand –in a backyard live-trap. Beyond that, my son also loves to help my dad check coyote and muskrat traps, the same way I did. While my dad and son are certainly not alone in their interest in trapping, trappers in North Dakota […]

ND Predator Hunting & Trapping

January 28, 2010 by  
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ND Predator Hunting & Trapping

By Doug Leier In the early 1980s trapping fox, coyotes, badgers, muskrat and a bonus mink did more than just pay for gas. Fur prices were strong and fox outnumbered coyotes to the point where a coyote pelt brought a nice reward, and the intense hunting and trapping effort helped keep numbers in check as […]

Have You Done Your Fur Homework? – Coyote Hunting Techniques

February 13, 2009 by  
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Have You Done Your Fur Homework? – Coyote Hunting Techniques

By Brad Troftgruben I’m often asked at tournaments and seminars what I think contributes to my success over the next guy. My answer always gets funny looks like I’m trying to dodge the question and give a generic answer but it’s the truth plain and simple. You can’t call predators where they don’t exist. I […]

The Furbearers of North Dakota

February 13, 2009 by  
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The Furbearers of North Dakota

By Doug Leier The increasing presence of mountain lions in North Dakota has received a lot of attention over the past few years, but during the same time, a couple other native species are also perhaps returning to the state after long absences. The swift fox was once abundant across the prairies of North Dakota, but […]

Predator Hunting Tips

February 13, 2009 by  
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Predator Hunting Tips

By the Nodak Outdoors Community Recently, I asked the Predator Hunting forum here at Nodak Outdoors to pass on some of the most overlooked predator hunting tips. Within the day, there was a wide variety of responses. Here are some predator hunting tips that will hopefully bag more fur! (There has been a second article in […]

Predator Hunting Tactics

February 13, 2009 by  
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Predator Hunting Tactics

By the Nodak Outdoors Community Recently, I asked the Predator Hunting forum here at Nodak Outdoors to pass on some of the most common and overlooked predator hunting tactics. There was a wide variety of responses, so much so that this is the 2nd article in the series. Check out last month’s article on Predator Hunting […]

Blisters and Song Dogs – Montana Coyote Hunting

February 13, 2009 by  
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Blisters and Song Dogs – Montana Coyote Hunting

By Brad Troftgruben My long time calling teammate Jim Benson and myself awoke and wiped the long sleep from our eyes. We instantly both looked at each other and smiled. We smiled because unlike ten hours ago when we called it a night, the wind was no longer shaking the windows in our motel room. […]

Coyote Hunting – Up Close and Personal

February 13, 2009 by  
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Coyote Hunting – Up Close and Personal

By Jamie P. Olson It’s Thursday night and I am packing up for an early Saturday morning hunt (of course I am packing Thursday night so I can get some sleep Friday night). I call my hunting partner Jayson Deziel of Artistic Wildlife Taxidermy several times that night going over everything twice. The third time […]

How To Educate Hunters About Predators – Predator Management

February 13, 2009 by  
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How To Educate Hunters About Predators – Predator Management

By Bruce Hemming Researching how predators effect game population can be difficult and time consuming. These days, it appears that everyone has an agenda and the Sportsman is the loser. This is not apparent at first. It seems like the first excuse is always the cycle of the prey species. While it’s true that all […]

The Importance of Trapping

February 13, 2009 by  
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The Importance of Trapping

By Doug Leier There probably isn’t an outdoor activity that has fallen under more scrutiny than trapping. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, because over the past decade, people in the wildlife management field have done a lot of research to evaluate traps and trapping. The intent has been to find ways to improve and […]