Dakota Country Magazine October 2016 Edition - Page 38

Dakota Digest ND agencies prohibit hunting over bait Hunters are reminded that hunting big game over bait is prohibited on all state-owned or managed wildlife management areas, all U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service national wildlife refuges and waterfowl production areas, U.S. Forest Service national grasslands, and all North Dakota state school, state park and state forest service lands. The governor’s proclamation relating to chronic wasting disease also includes a provision that prohibits hunting big game over bait on both public and private land in deer unit 3C west of the Missouri River, and all of units 3E1, 3E2, 3F1 and 3F2. Hunting over bait is defined as the placement and/or use of baits for attracting big game and other wildlife to a specific location for the purpose of hunting. Bait, in this case, includes grain, seed, mineral, salt, fruit, vegetable nut, hay, any naturally derived scent or lure, or any other natural or manufactured food placed by an individual. Ba it does not include agricultural practices, gardens, wildlife food plots, agricultural crops, livestock feeds, fruit or vegetables in their natural location such as apples on or under an apple tree, or unharvested food or vegetables in a garden. The Little Bar & Grill Full Lunch & Dinner Menu! Steaks, Seafood, Burgers - Homemade Pizzas & Variety of Sandwiches & Soups! Nig htly Di n ner Specials! Call A head for Take Out! Black Jack (Fri. & Sat.) Pool & Darts Off-Sale Entertainment on the Weekends! Archery Interest Continues to Grow More and more young people, to their credit, are seeking outdoor education and adventure. The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) sponsored by SD Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) currently has 281 schools trained in the program with around 20,000 students participating each year. GFP hosts an 8-hour safety and proficiency training for educators free of cost. Upon completion of the training, educators are eligible to receive free archery equipment to conduct the program in their school. Schools with trained instructors can send students to state NASP tournaments. Six hundred students registered this past year. NASP is created upon the foundation to promote outdoor learning and conservation as well as motor ability and observation skills in achieving state and national education standards. Archery training for grades 4-12 has been in place in South Dakota schools since 2007. For more information on NASP trainings or to register for training, contact outdoorprogramming@gmail.com or call (605) 220-2130. Before Hitting the Field or Water visit Pony Express! FULL BAIT & TACKLE SHOP! Official Whopper Weigh Station Featuring The High Velocity Touchless Car Wash! Everything For Fishing! Minnows, Crawlers, Rods, Reels, Crankbaits, Lures, Jigs, Hook, Sinkers, Line, Accessories & More! South Washington, Bismarck 701-223-3816 OPEN 5am - Midnight OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK! Page 38, Dakota Country, October 2016 www.dakotacountrymagazine.com