hunting

North Dakota’s Early Canada Goose Hunting Set to Open August 15th

Hunters are limited to 15 birds daily and only 45 may be in possession

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s early Canada goose hunting season is set to open August 15th and has the same requirements as last year. The state Game and Fish Department says the season goes until September 15, except for the Missouri River Zone, when the season ends September 7th. Hunters are limited to 15 birds daily and only 45 may…

Doe Licenses Remain Available in North Dakota

Online applications can be made starting Tuesday

  NORTH DAKOTA — More than 2,800 doe licenses remain after North Dakota’s deer gun license lottery. The state Game and Fish Department says in-state applicants who were unsuccessful in the first lottery can apply for remaining licenses. Online applications can be made starting Tuesday. Paper applications for remaining licenses will be mailed to hunters next week. The deadline for…

ND Game and Fish Department: Many Successful Deer Hunters Last Season

Hunter success for white-tailed bucks was 72 percent and for white-tailed does 60 percent.

NORTH DAKOTA — Two-thirds of North Dakota deer hunters had success in bagging an animal last season. The state Game and Fish Department made 49,000 deer gun licenses available last year. Officials say 44,140 deer hunters took to the field, taking about 29,300 deer. Hunter success for white-tailed bucks was 72 percent and for white-tailed does 60 percent. A record…

Investigation Continues into Hunting Homicide Near Little Falls

They returned to the property near Little Falls where Terrence Brisk was shot and killed last November and found additional evidence

MORRISON COUNTY, Minn. — Investigators are hoping new evidence will catch the killer of a deer hunter. They returned to the property near Little Falls where Terrence Brisk was shot and killed last November and found additional evidence. It has been turned over to the BCA for analysis. Brisk was shot while hunting alone. Officials say initial evidence was found…

Minnesota Hunter Killed in Shooting Identified

A Minnesota hunter who was killed while hunting coyotes is identified

The Minnesota hunter killed in a shooting while hunting coyotes in North Dakota has been identified. Authorities say Ron Rechtzigel, 57, of Cannon Falls died after being shot near Edgeley. They say Rechtzigel was with two other hunters in poor weather conditions and would not say if the man was shot by another hunter or shot himself. The shooting is…

Hunter Dies in Shooting Near Edgeley

The man was out of state but was with two others hunting coyotes

  LAMOURE COUNTY, N.D. — A man from out of state has died in an apparent accidental shooting northeast of Edgeley. LaMoure County Sheriff Bob Fernandes says the 57-year-old man was among three people hunting coyotes. The 911 call came in at around 11:20 this morning. Fernandes says the man died at the scene and his body has been sent…