Licensing and Certification for Spring Light Goose Season 2015

Licensing and Certification for Spring Light Goose Season 2015

by Doug Leier Signs of spring honestly began weeks ago. For me, the first bald eagle pairs setting up their nests in February is proof that winter is losing its grip, and this year the turn of March brought unseasonably mild and record-breaking temperatures. The annual college basketball championship game and the first pitch of […]

Wild Turkey Hunting Season 2015 Licenses

Wild Turkey Hunting Season 2015 Licenses

by Doug Leier   Even with my North Dakota outdoors lineage, I’m guilty of sometimes losing sight of how fortunate we are to enjoy such a variety of opportunities. One of those is wild turkey hunting, both in spring and fall. Right now a lot of positive attention is directed at high duck, goose, walleye, […]

Talking Turkey

February 2, 2013 by  
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Talking Turkey

While you won’t find too many people who put spring turkey hunting at the top of their list, you will find more and more hunters who look forward to a chance at taking a spring gobbler.

Fall Turkey Hunting – Small Game – Deer Questionnaires

January 4, 2012 by  
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Fall Turkey Hunting – Small Game – Deer Questionnaires

by Doug Leier After a couple of cups of coffee and the usual bantering about weather at my favorite corner convenience store, a recent discussion turned to Game and Fish Department surveys. Not the kind for which biologists annually count deer or ducks, but the kind that just about every hunter or angler receives from […]

Time to Apply for a Spring Turkey Hunting License

January 30, 2009 by  
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Time to Apply for a Spring Turkey Hunting License

By Doug Leier The late winter winds blow anticipation across the desk of many hunters. It still looks like winter, but snow in February doesn’t last nearly as long as a half-foot of the white stuff that falls in mid-November. Spring is inevitable. The start of the spring snow goose conservation season, coupled with late […]

Talkin’ Turkey – ND Spring Turkey Hunting

January 30, 2009 by  
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Talkin’ Turkey – ND Spring Turkey Hunting

By Doug Leier Deer hunting likely generates more questions than any other hunting season and its popularity in terms of hunter numbers is unparalleled for North Dakota. Pheasant hunting, with expanding prairie opportunities made possible by warm winters and suitable habitat, has brought new hunters into the field and put a smile on the face […]

Turkey Recipe List

January 29, 2009 by  
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Turkey Recipe List

Here’s some favorite turkey recipes of ours. Turkey Recipe Ingredients: 9 to 13-lb Turkey* ½ cup butter, melted Old-Fashioned Dressing, ½ cup butter 3 cups finely chopped celery ¾ cup finely chopped parsley 1 cup finely chopped onion 1 tbls. salt 1 tbls. poultry seasoning 1 ts. paprika ½ ts. pepper 1 egg, slightly beaten […]

Spring Turkey Hunting

January 29, 2009 by  
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Spring Turkey Hunting

By Jason Phillips The still silence of the morning was interrupted by the distant sounds of a turkey making his presence known. Weeks of scouting and preparation had lead to this moment and everything seemed to be falling into place. I answered his call with a few scrapes on my slate. As the distinct call […]