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  • SEND Fishing Update: Zander Expand, Bluegill Boom? July 24, 2021
    By Nick Simonson High waters in southeastern North Dakota from the fall of 2019 have receded some during this summer’s hot and dry conditions, but lakes remain in good fishing shape throughout the district, and the bite has been solid on many, according to BJ Kratz, Southeast District Fisheries Supervisor for the North Dakota Game... […]
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  • Kellen’s Call: ND Muskies, Walleyes Hitting Hard July 23, 2021
    By Kellen Latendresse These past two weeks have been packed for me, I had two open days from work and guiding, spending them on the water at lake with family. It felt kind of weird with no fishing rod in hand.  I’ve had everything from muskies, catfish, walleye and bass trips in the last 12... […]
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  • Six Tips for New Hunters July 23, 2021
    By Hannah Hayes A big part of my job is encouraging folks to participate in outdoor recreation, particularly hunting. Whether that’s hunting for the first time, continuing the enjoyment of time spent afield, or diving back into a hobby left forgotten, my job is rewarding in so many ways. Something I enjoy the heck out... […]
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  • Brad’s Bites: Current Key for Cats in Low Flows July 22, 2021
    By Brad Durick The low waters continue on the Red River and appear to have no end in sight. Fargo flow is now down to 133 cfs, Grand Forks is at 629 cfs and Drayton is at 746 cfs. For comparison, the lowest flow I have ever fished prior to this year on the Red... […]
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  • Our Outdoors: On Edge July 22, 2021
    By Nick Simonson The haze of a hundred wildfires dimmed the light of the mid-July sun overhead on the afternoon fishing trip as I drifted along the breaks of a favorite rocky lake.  The orb’s all day orange glow made me uncomfortable as the effects of yet another heatwave crashing on the west drifted slowly... […]
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  • New Hunting, Angling Laws Take Effect Aug. 1 July 21, 2021
    By Doug Leier By Doug Leier Every other year in North Dakota, elected officials gather at the state capital to propose, review, debate and ultimately vote on legislation that will set the course for the state and its citizens. Some of these bills are also related to how the North Dakota Game and Fish Department... […]
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  • Muskie Minute: Warm Water Muskie Moves July 20, 2021
    By Andrew Slette Warming midsummer water temperatures have the majority of muskies transitioning from open water basins to weed covered structure in Minnesota’s west central lakes country.  All our local lakes have water temperatures in the upper 70s or low 80s pushing the open water baitfish deeper and out of the muskies’ reach.  This puts... […]
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  • The Peluso Report: Sak & Devils Lake Bites Still Hot July 19, 2021
    By Mike Peluso We are going to experience another hot stretch of weather here in the Dakotas this week and one thing is for sure, the fishing on both Lake Sakakawea and Devils Lake remain hot as well. One thing to note as the water temps continue to rise, the fish will begin to go... […]
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  • The Double-Edged Sword of Hunting Technology July 17, 2021
    By John Bradley Open any hunting magazine and next to the photo of a world class buck or bull you will see an ad for the latest, greatest, hunting gadget – guaranteeing that if you buy it, you’ll punch your tag next fall.  From cellular trail cameras that send photos to your phone instantly when... […]
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  • Bullinger Brothers Represent ND at HS Fishing Nationals July 16, 2021
    By Nick Simonson It was a long trip to Lake Hartwell near Anderson, S.C. for brothers Brandon and Logan Bullinger of Century High School in Bismarck, N.D., but the time and effort put in competitively fishing bass in the Student Angler Federation’s High School Fishing league (highschoolfishing.org) and a North Dakota state title earned them... […]
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