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  • Our Outdoors: On a Mission June 17, 2021
    By Nick Simonson Through the valleys and hills of the sporting clays course east of town, we tracked the movements of our five high school shooters logging their final rounds of the season.  Sunday’s rounds were different, in that they comprised the last 100 targets of the year and the first to be entered into... […]
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  • Brad’s Bites: Spawn Brings Tricky Bite June 16, 2021
    By Brad Durick Water temperatures on the Red River are nearing 80 degrees this week and many of the flow’s catfish are now on the nest or getting ready to spawn. This week fishing has been spotty in most areas with lack of current to hold fish and make them predictable, as most sections of... […]
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  • The Muskie Minute: Open the Window June 15, 2021
    By Andrew Slette With the hot days, rising water temps and high skies, muskies have been seeking shelter in the deep weeds.  There is a small window of opportunity in the mornings and evenings that has fish out actively chasing baitfish during those low light periods. Muskies can be found suspended over deeper water or... […]
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  • The Peluso Report: Solid Action as Summer Nears June 14, 2021
    By Mike Peluso Fishing remains good all over the state of North Dakota right now, especially throughout our three big bodies of water: Lake Sakakawea, Devils Lake, and the Missouri River system. I’ve been mostly on Devils Lake the past couple of weeks with a trip or two up to Sakakawea and Devils Lake fishing... […]
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  • One Knot to Rule Them All June 12, 2021
    By Nick Simonson For standard tackle fishing and connecting the line directly to the hook, a swivel, or even a small lure, the Palomar knot shines above most others not only in its simplicity but also its strength.  With just four simple steps that retain more than ninety-five percent of a line’s given pound-test rating,... […]
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  • ND CTL State Tourney is June 16-18 June 11, 2021
    By Nick Simonson The North Dakota State High School Clay Target League (ND CTL) will be holding its annual state tournament at the Shooting Park in Horace, N.D., June 18-20, playing host to approximately 1,000 shooters from 60 high schools and showcasing some of the best shotgunning talent in the state over those three days... […]
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  • Record-Setting Muskie Angler Andrew Slette Joins DEO Staff June 10, 2021
    DEO Release Beginning June 15, Dakota Edge Outdoors is teaming up with Andrew Slette, one of the most accomplished young muskie guides in the upper Midwest, to bring readers weekly reports on the fish of 10,000 casts just across the Red River in west-central Minnesota’s lakes country.  Having previously held the Minnesota catch-and-release state record... […]
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  • Brad’s Bites: Sizzling into Spawn June 10, 2021
    By Brad Durick With incredibly hot temperatures over the weekend and to present, the catfish on much of the Red River are heading to the nest.  I have started seeing males protecting the nests and others acting like they are looking for a nest. The bad news is the bite will slow, the good news... […]
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  • Our Outdoors: The Trifecta June 10, 2021
    By Nick Simonson On the final day of vacation in the Black Hills, I knew it was possible.  Having landed my first brook trout along with many more and discovered swarms of willing and readily biting large rainbow trout in the same lake-and-stream complex near our cabin over the week; and staked out a small... […]
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  • Waterfowl Tracking Provides Answers & More Questions June 9, 2021
    By Doug Leier The lack of winter snowpack created a bit of mystery as to when the spring snow goose migration would begin, which route the birds would take and if the lack of snow would slide the geese through without delay. Coming up with the answer was a combination of biology, gut feeling and... […]
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