As we came up into the waters surging through Gavin’s Point Dam, it was obvious that the 2019 Paddlefish season was underway, with “hundreds” of anglers lining the shore.
CANTON — Newton Hills State Park near Canton will host the 20th annual FestiFall on Oct. 5 from 1-5 p.m. The event features arts and crafts, kid’s activities and musical entertainment.
PIERRE — The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will host the 54th annual Buffalo Roundup and 26th annual Arts Festival in Custer State Park later this month. The Buffalo Roundup begins at 9:30 a.m. MDT on Friday, Sept. 27. The Arts Festival will run from Thursday, Sept. 2…
LINCOLN, Neb. — Due to concerns of high water levels and water flow rates impacting levees and properties along the Missouri River from mile markers 750 (Sioux City) through 498 (Rulo), and the potential for those impacts to be aggravated by passing vessel traffic, the Coast Guard and Army C…
Over the years, my predator calling buddies, Larry Myhre, Bill Christensen, Simon Fuller, Ben Bearshield and I have spent hours calling predators in Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa and had predators sneak in on us while hunting other states for turkey.
Trail or game cameras have become a huge part of the deer hunters and wildlife management organization’s arsenal, and because of because of the new technology the cameras have changed dramatically.
If you are reading through a fishing publications or watching some fishing show that structure isn’t brought up and you can bet if you locate the structure in a body of water, you’re going to find the fish related to it
As I mentioned before, doing what I do for a job, has given me excellent opportunities to spend time with some of the true legends in the outdoors, those I’ve written about in our Legends in the Outdoors columns as well as others.
I know most of you have heard that 10% of the water holds 90% of the fish and I know this for a fact, as many times while out fishing, I know I have spent too much time fishing that 90% of the water that did not hold fish.
If you grew up in northeastern South Dakota as I did, the first fish you tangled with and probably lost was the northern pike, the Sioux River just a block from our home and numerous other bodies of water in the Glacial Lakes area had excellent northern numbers.
PIERRE — South Dakota fisheries biologists are voiding the state’s oldest record fish, a channel catfish caught by Roy Groves in 1949. The record will be opened due to a seventy year old fish misidentification.
If you are from Northeastern South Dakota and listen to Team Outdoorsmen Adventures Don Fjerstad’s KWAT Outdoors Radio show every Thursday, you’ve heard this Legend in the Outdoors.
This is the second in our “Legends in the Outdoors” columns. This week we highlight the life of our good friend the late Jim McDonnell, of Royal, Iowa.
The Tom turkey, the gobbler are on the run in the spring keeping very busy, strutting, and doing their best to impress the ladies, fighting off other Toms who try to cut into their action and to doing all the other things turkeys do.
PIERRE — Beginning in April, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will launch a series of Live Trapping 101 classes to provide education on trapping wildlife; primarily nest predators like red fox, striped skunk, badgers, raccoons and opossums.
I would probably upset a few anglers if I were to not mention panfish such as the bluegill in the fish series I’ve been writing, as bluegill are another of those fish that has quite a following.
As the hunters neared the center of the field, several birds came up out of the cover, Micah Likness (Yankton) as well as others, yelled “Rooster”, allowing those hunters on either side and those blocking know that they were shootable birds.