Spearfishing season opens
Without the ease of a fishing rod's mechanisms to aid in the harvest, some venture into a more hands-on mode of winter fishing.
Open only to northern pike and non-game fish, darkhouse spearfishing season opened Tuesday and runs through March 15.
North Dakota's darkhouse spearfishing season is fairly new.
"There isn't a whole lot of people that do it," said Jeff Hendrickson, North Dakota Game and Fish Department Southwest District fisheries supervisor.
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