hunting

Farmers Asked To Wear Hunting Gear For Deer Opener

North Dakota's Opener is on Friday and Minnesota's is on Saturday

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA — Because of challenges with flooding and snow, farmers are being forced to work late into the season to harvest their crops. That leaves them directly in the firing zone as hunters sprawl across the fields of North Dakota and Minnesota for the deer hunting opener. “Understanding that those farmers are out there in their combine…

About 67,500 Deer Tags Issued in North Dakota

The season opens at noon Nov. 8 and ends Nov. 24.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota wildlife officials say the number of tags issued for the upcoming deer hunt is up by about 10,000. The Game and Fish Department says about 67,500 deer tags have been issued. Wildlife division chief Jeb Williams says the deer population is trending up in western North Dakota, while the eastern part of the state has been slower…

6 Arrested for Illegal Hunting in Foster County

Hunting on land without permission is a class B misdemeanor.

CARRINGTON, N.D.–Authorities in North Dakota are reminding people it’s illegal to hunt on property without the owner’s permission. The Foster County Sheriff’s Department says it arrested six out-of-state hunters on Oct. 28 for hunting in an unharvested cornfield without permission from the owner. North Dakota law says illegally hunting on land without permission is a class B misdemeanor. Categories: Crime,…

Crookston Teen Accidentally Shot And Wounded While Hunting

Polk County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Riverview Emergency Room Saturday

CROOKSTON, Minn. — An 18-year-old man in Crookston sustained minor injuries after a hunting accident. Polk County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Riverview Emergency Room Saturday on a report of a man with a gunshot wound. They discovered his gun accidentally fired while hunting geese. They want to remind hunters to remember the four basics of firearm safety. 1) Treat…

Scheels to Host 16th Annual Hunting Expo

THE EVENT WILL FEATURE FAN FAVORITES AS WELL AS NEW VENDORS

FARGO, N.D. — Scheels has been preparing for its 16th annual Hunting Expo for nearly a year, and it’s finally right around the corner. This year’s event includes classics like the dog-jumping competition, as well as some new businesses, including waterfall, archery and barbecue vendors. The expo will have a “mini food court” feel. Barbecue vendors are the main focus,…

North Dakota Deer Gun Season Begins At Noon On Friday

The state has allocated 55,150 deer gun licenses for the roughly 16-day-long season

Deer hunters are getting ready for the opening of the North Dakota deer gun season on Friday at noon. The state has allocated 55,150 deer gun licenses for the roughly 16-day-long season. North Dakota Game And Fish Department modestly increased licenses but was conservative enough that hunters will likely have a successful season. Anecdotal data and field reports suggest deer…

Body of Grand Forks Hunter Found Near Fertile, Minnesota

Authorities were called late last night and found the body of 66-year-old Timothy Berhow

POLK COUNTY, MN —  The body of a man was found in a field in rural Fertile, Minnesota. Authorities were called late last night and found the body of 66-year-old Timothy Berhow of Grand Forks. They say Berhow was hunting on the property and was found by a friend who came to check on him. His body was taken to…

Carson Wentz: “Don’t Worry What Others Think”

The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback tweeted a birthday greeting for his golden retriever

NATIONAL — Carson Wentz is fighting back following a number of tweets that criticized him for posting a photo of his dog during a goose hunting trip. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback tweeted a birthday greeting for his golden retriever, “Mama Henley.” The tweet said “We’ve been through a lot in 5 years, best hunting buddy I could ask for.” One…

Missing Hunter Found Suffering from Hypothermia

They say he spent the evening in his vehicle after it became stuck about 10 miles northeast of Cook, Minnesota

  COOK, Minn. — A man who went missing after going on a hunting trip in northern Minnesota has been found. Authorities say a 72-year-old man is being treated for hypothermia after he failed to return home from a hunting trip. They say he spent the evening in his vehicle after it became stuck about 10 miles northeast of Cook,…

Restrictions Placed on North Dakota Hunters in Montana Due to Chronic Wasting Disease

About 1,400 North Dakotans hunt deer or elk bucks in Montana each year

  NORTH DAKOTA — The recent discovery of chronic wasting disease in deer in Montana means restrictions for North Dakotans who hunt across the border. The Game and Fish Department is adding Montana to the list of states from which the movement of deer carcasses into North Dakota is restricted. About 1,400 North Dakotans hunt deer or elk bucks in…