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Since their introduction in the state less than a decade ago, zebra mussels have found their way into 13 bodies of water across South Dakota, most notably leaping westward into Pactola Reservoir last month. Some interest groups think the Department of Game, Fish and Parks could be doing more to slow the spread.
Anglers will be able to harvest one walleye 20-23 inches or one longer than 26 inches, with fishing allowed from 6 a.m. to midnight.
The North Dakota Legislature established the Outdoor Heritage Fund in 2013.
Parents are reminded that a DOT-approved helmet is required for all passengers under age 18 on any ATV when not on their own private property.

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The free printed PLOTS guides will be available in late August at most license vendors and other locations throughout the state.
North Dakota’s tundra swan season opens Saturday, Oct. 1, and continues through Friday, Dec. 30.
As of Monday morning, Aug. 15, 840 any-antlerless licenses and 1,204 antlerless whitetail licenses remained.
The team of Michael Johnson and Brandon Pilon landed big-fish honors in the tournament, with a 22.98-pound catfish.
Alexandria area fishing guide Mike Frisch, host of the Fishing the Midwest TV series, goes over some of the new gear he is most excited about for targeting bass in clear waters that anglers often see in the Midwest after Frisch spent time in Orlando, Florida recently at the ICAST fishing show.
The martin is the largest member of the swallow family. Like the barn swallow, it is a luminescent purple in color, but it lacks the salmon and buff trim that marks barn swallows.

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Regional offices across the state also are hiring chronic wasting disease management technicians to help manage the brain disease that’s fatal to deer, elk and moose.
To get an event in the Outdoors Calendar, contact Brad Dokken at (701) 780-1148, (800) 477-6572 ext. 1148 or by email at bdokken@gfherald.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesdays.
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It had been a few years since there was a decent blueberry crop where I pick, but this year the stars aligned.

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