How Hunters Help the Harvest Information Program

August 17, 2016 by  

How Hunters Help the Harvest  Information Program

For hunters my age, the acronym HIP associated with the outdoors isn’t anything new. While anywhere beyond two decades ago, HIP might have meant “aware” or “fashionable,” to those of us familiar with the migratory bird hunting world today, it also refers to the Harvest Information Program. What is HIP? HIP is a survey method […]

Early Canada Goose Season Opens Aug. 15 in North Dakota

August 10, 2016 by  

Early Canada Goose Season Opens Aug. 15 in North Dakota

These days, spending time outdoors in August is no longer just about winding down the fishing season and starting the planning and preparation for hunting seasons that start in September and October. For hunters of my generation and older, perhaps that’s still a back-of-the-mind thought process, but for nearly a generation of young hunters, the […]

Duck Numbers Down Slightly in North Dakota

July 25, 2016 by  

Duck Numbers Down Slightly in North Dakota

During mid-July we obviously note the sun is setting a bit earlier, the small grains are nearing harvest and the August 15 early Canada goose opener is nearing and hunters can begin to form plans for the fall hunting seasons. In the past few weeks the North Dakota Game and Fish Department has released some […]