When scaled quail are scarce, an empty-handed hunter can always find fried eggs and beans in New Mexico’s old railroad towns.
Delta Waterfowl’s annual survey found that usual wetlands for ducks are abnormally dry, causing the organization to believe fall flight will be decreased.
A spring survey of breeding ducks in North Dakota showed numbers still remain in the top 20 of all time despite being down 5 percent from last year.
Officials say hunting is a necessary step to control the city’s local goose population of an estimated 2,000 birds.
South Dakota had quite a year for pheasant hunting. Resident hunters spent about $29.8 million, while non-resident hunters spent $140.3 million.
Some South Dakota sportsmen are pushing back against a bill that would expand waterfowl hunting for nonresidents in eastern South Dakota.