STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN N.D. pheasant counts drop 30 percent statewide
Stan Kohn had hinted as much last week, and now the prediction from the North Dakota Game and Fish Departments upland game supervisor is official:
Pheasant counts and brood numbers are down statewi... Posted on 9/10/13 at 1:51 PM
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says record snowfall across North Dakota may have led to a major fish die-off in about 40 lakes. State fisheries chief Greg Power says the department plans a survey to determine the full extent of the problem.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department big game biologist Brett Wiedmann, on a routine telemetry flight, located six radio-collared big horns that had died. All six appeared to have been victims of the severe winter weather. “I was real concerned at that point,” Wiedmann said. “Probably only a bison can withstand harsh winters more than a big horn can. They’re a real tough animal."
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