Outdoors

Whopper Club

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Whopper Club entries, date & weight for March: Lake Metigoshe northern pike: Lyndon Romsos, Bottineau, March 3, 21 lbs., 1 oz. Lake Sakakawea northern pike: Lared Bleum, Steele, March 3, 20 lbs., 9 oz. Randolph Whitmore, Billings, ...

Catch N Release Club

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Catch-and Release Club qualifiers, date & length for March: Rice Lake northern pike: Logan Cox, Minot, March 3, 38 inches. Lake Sakakawea walleye: Shane Jordan, Minot, March 17, 26 inches. Lake Audubon smallmouth bass: Michael ...

2018-20 fishing regulations set

North Dakota’s 2018-20 fishing proclamation is set, with regulations effective April 1, 2018, through March 31, 2020. Fishing licenses for the 2018-19 season can be purchased online at the state Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov, or at license vendors that are linked to the ...

Shed hunting

As March snow melts away, an off-season activity that many deer hunters pursue is looking for shed antlers. Both whitetail and mule deer bucks, and moose and elk, lose their antlers during winter, typically in January and into February, though occasionally these big game animals are seen with ...

Outdoors Calendar

March 16 – Pheasants For The Future Banquet, State Fairgrounds, 5 p.m. March 17 – Junior Shooting, Minot Gun Club Indoor Range, 9 a.m. - noon, 340-6029. March 23-24 – National Archery in the Schools State Tourney, State Fair Center, Minot. March 23 – Minot Ducks Unlimited ...

Outdoors Briefs

Elk, moose, bighorn sheep applications online North Dakota’s elk, moose and bighorn sheep applications are available, and prospective hunters can apply online at the state Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. General lottery applications can also be submitted by calling ...

Whopper Club

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Whopper Club entries, date & weight for February: Lake Darling smallmouth bass: Dalton Cooper, Minot, Feb. 17, 3 lbs., 2 oz. Bradley Cooper, Minot, Feb. 17, 3 lbs., 9 oz. Matthew Sys, Sawyer, Feb. 17, 3 lbs., 4 oz. Devils Lake white ...

Catch n’ Release Club

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Catch-and Release Club qualifiers, date & length for February: Lake Oahe crappie: Karter Anderson, Bismarck, Feb. 3, 14 inches.

Alaska fishermen offer berths to wannabe deckhands

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Cathryn Klusmeier comes from a long line of Arkansans. Hers is not a family of fishermen, and her childhood in the landlocked state afforded little time on the ocean. After moving to Sitka, however, she snagged a job on Eric Jordan's F/V I Gotta in 2014, and quickly ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR 2-26-18

Saturday – Mule Deer Foundation 9th Annual Banquet, Grand Hotel, 5 p.m., 720-2134. Saturday – Snowshoe The J. Clark Salyer NWR, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday – Turtle Mountain Wildlife Club Fishing Derby, Carpenter Lake, 228-4829. Saturday – Junior Shooting, Minot Gun Club Indoor Range, ...

Game warden exam set for Feb. 23

Individuals interested in taking the exam to select candidates for the position of a full-time temporary district game warden must register no later than Feb. 19. The test is at 10 a.m., Feb. 23, at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s main office in Bismarck. Applicants must ...

CATCH-n-RELEASE CLUB

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Catch-and Release Club qualifiers, date & length for January: Lake Metigoshe bluegill: Darwin Getzlaff, Bottineau, Jan. 21, 11 inches. Lake Oahe crappie: Jackie Schmaltz, Underwood, Jan. 20, 14 inches. Kelly Schmaltz, Underwood, Jan. ...

WHOPPER CLUB

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Whopper Club entries, date & weight for January: Lake Sakakawea northern pike: Jordan Vance, Ray, Jan. 25, 20 lbs., 0 oz. Lake Audubon northern pike: Michael Seilinger, Mandan, Jan. 11, 21 lbs., 1 oz. Pipestem Reservoir northern ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Saturday – Spring Light Goose Opener. Saturday – Bis-Man Reel & Rec Fishing Derby, Lake Audubon, 214-9832. Feb. 23 – West Dakota Waterfowlers Banquet, Grand Hotel, Minot, 5 p.m. Feb. 17 – Junior Shooting, Minot Gun Club Indoor Range, 9 a.m. - noon, 340-6029. Feb. 24 – ...

Watchable Wildlife checkoff on state tax form

North Dakota citizens with an interest in supporting wildlife conservation programs are reminded to look for the Watchable Wildlife checkoff on the state tax form. The state income tax form gives wildlife enthusiasts an opportunity to support nongame wildlife like songbirds and birds of prey, ...

Game warden exam set for Feb. 23

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has scheduled an examination to select candidates for the position of a full-time temporary district game warden in Bismarck. The test is at 10 a.m., Feb. 23, at the department’s main office in Bismarck. Applicants must register to take the exam no ...

NAIFC QUALIFIER

NAIFC qualifier at Lake Metigoshe January 7, 10 bluegill limit: 1 – 7.03 lbs., Glen DeLorme Jr., ND and Timothy Marsh, Mont. 2 – 6.78 lbs., Jeff Paulson and Nate Winters, Wis. 3 – 6.70 lbs., Chad Angell and Josh Sansgaard, Iowa. 4 – 6.45 lbs., Shan and Dave Tonneson, ND. 5 ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Friday – Harvey Trophy Night. Jan. 27 – Devils Lake Fire Department Fishing Tournament, 662-3913. Jan. 27 – Buffalo Lodge Ice Fishing Derby, 720-3555. Feb. 3 – Bite the Ice Fishing Tournament, Van Hook, 240-2292. Feb. 3 – Darkhouse Spearfishing Workshop, Upper Souris NWR, 10 ...

Darkhouse spearfishing workshop scheduled Feb. 3

Individuals interested in darkhouse spearfishing can sign up for a workshop offered Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge office northwest of Minot. Sponsored by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, participants will ...

Outdoors Calendar

Saturday – Gasmann Coulee Cruisers Fun Run, 11 a.m., 833-8560. Saturday – Souris River Longbeards Fishing Derby, Lake Darling, 721-5546. Saturday – Hiddenwood Sportsmen’s Makoti Lake Derby, 720-4386. Jan. 27 – Devils Lake Fire Department Fishing Tournament, 662-3913. Jan. 27 ...