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Dave Nilsen, of Dakota Hunting Retriever Club in Sioux Falls, feeds his dog, Axl, during the 2018 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic on Saturday in Sioux Falls. (Luke Hagen / Republic)
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
29 min 35 sec ago
Pheasants, a nonnative species  in North Dakota, tend to do better during winters such as this when there's not much snow. But at the same time, the persistent cold reduces their fat reserves, making pheasants more susceptible to winter mortality. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
So far, so good: Snow hasn't been a hindrance for wildlife this winter
7 hours 44 min ago
February 17, 2018
Silver medallist John-Henry Krueger of the U.S. celebrates. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
February 17, 2018 - 10:34am
February 16, 2018
Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin, who will turn 23 in March, has 41 World Cup victories.
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
February 16, 2018 - 9:37am
February 11, 2018
Beth Holst of Duluth is recovering from a 21-foot fall from her deer stand in November. She sustained a broken leg in the accident and uses a cane for stability as she heals. Bob King / Forum News Service
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
February 11, 2018 - 8:44am
Sam Cook
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
February 11, 2018 - 7:40am
Longtime fly fishing enthusiast Kevin Jeffrey of Grand Forks shows off a large fly he tied. Jeffrey is one of the regulars who gathers the first Thursday of every month at Half Brothers Brewing Company to tie flies with the Forks Fly Tyers. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Monthly fly tyers group meets to make it through long winter months
February 11, 2018 - 7:10am
February 8, 2018
Jake Cosley of Pembina, N.D., managed to free buck the buck at right from the entangled head of a long-dead foe Wednesday afternoon after coming across the deer while snowmobiling on the Red River south of Pembina. (Photo courtesy of Jake Cosley)play button
Second set of entangled ND bucks with severed head discovered, set free by snowmobiler on Red River
February 8, 2018 - 4:31pm
February 5, 2018
Red wolves are seen at the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C. Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges
Red wolves may be going extinct in the wild - again
February 5, 2018 - 2:05pm
February 2, 2018
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Dead goose knocks out hunter on Maryland's Eastern Shore
February 2, 2018 - 2:22pm
January 30, 2018
A whitetail buck (not the one pictured) and a mule deer doe have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in southwest North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department reported Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Two deer in southwest N.D. test positive for chronic wasting disease
January 30, 2018 - 12:10pm
January 29, 2018
Jim Brown of Walhalla, N.D. came across these entangled bucks on his trail camera. How the head of the one buck became cleanly severed from its carcass is a mystery. (Cuddyback trail camera photo courtesy of Jim Brown)
Entangled ND bucks, one with severed head, offer glimpse of nature's cruelty
January 29, 2018 - 5:34pm
January 28, 2018
North Dakota State student Blaine Stephenson won the recent 55th annual World Championship Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River, Wis. Submitted photo
Pro snowmobiler racer remains on NDSU academic track despite obstacles of the sport
January 28, 2018 - 5:37pm
Brad Dokken, outdoors columnist
Entangled bucks show nature's cruelty
January 28, 2018 - 6:18am
Land Tawney, president and CEO of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, says the group's efforts on behalf of public land resonate with both young members and older members. The group, which is looking to form a chapter in North Dakota, has doubled in membership each of the past four years and now has 17,000 members across the U.S. and parts of Canada. Photo courtesy of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers
A voice for public lands and waters: Backcountry Hunters and Anglers CEO Land Tawney talks about the mission to keep public lands public
January 28, 2018 - 6:00am
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