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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.

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It won’t be long the enthusiasm is already starting to build. There are commercials on TV, ads in the papers and even special flyers pertaining to this upcoming event.

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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…

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I’ve hunted for as long as I can remember, cherishing every trip and the memories these trips created!

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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…

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The catfish didn’t mess around, hitting the bait hard, as Larry Starman, Wynot, Nebraska picked up his rod, setting the hook, with rod bending over, indicating a good fish.

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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.

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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.

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As fall approaches, duck and goose hunters are starting to think about all that needs worked on before the season even opens.

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Over the years, I’ve spent a lot of time setting at boat ramps launching and loading my boat.

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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.

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They can be big, bad and ugly and found lurking on the bottom of just about every body of water in the upper Midwest.

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It had been one miserable spring turkey season, with downpours and heavy winds for weeks at a time, making it tough not only to call birds, even tougher to get to them. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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This winter, I’ve plans to do some predator calling and ice fishing, but looking forward to and counting the days until spring arrives.