Dakota Country Magazine October 2016 Edition - Page 5

The Hunting & Fishing Magazine of the Dakotas Issue 421 October 2016 Volume XXXVII Issue VIII FEATURES 44 DAKOTA PHEASANT UPDATE A look into what hunters will find this season. 50 LIFE-THREATING ORDEAL by Bill Mitzel Man survives the overnight waters of Devils Lake. 52 WATERFOWL FOR THE TABLE by Patricia Stockdill Delicious food if you know the process. 56 ROOSTER RUSH by Lonnie Shafer South Dakota’s unofficial holiday. 60 TRENDS IN WILDLIFE VIOLATIONS Frequent violations that appear regularly. 64 SD GOOSE MANAGEMENT by Chuck Dieter The first objective will be to manage the goose population. 68 DON’T LET MISFORTUNE RUIN YOUR TIME by Jason Stone Adventures in deer hunting. 72 TRENDS IN CONSERVATION by Bill Mitzel Finding support within the ag community for habitat. 78 DEVILS LAKE FISH UPDATE Survey catch rates for walleyes increase. 80 WATERFOWL TIPS AND TRICKS by Sammy Bruce Learning new tricks at an old game. 94 HOW-TO NOT HOOK A CHINOOK by Jon Mitzel The best salmon season in maybe 10 years. DEPARTMENTS EDITORIAL ............................. 6 BILL ANTONIDES................... 8 JASON MITCHELL ............... 12 JOHN POLLMANN ............... 14 BRIAN BLACKWELL ........... 16 MISSOURI RIVER ................. 20 DELL HANKEY ..................... 22 PRAIRIE RECALL ................ 24 JIM FUGLIE .......................... 26 LOOK WHO’S TALKING ...... 32 DAKOTA DIGEST ................. 36 MORT BANK......................... 43 PRAIRIE PORTRAIT............. 48 DC NOTEBOOK.................... 98 WHOPPERS........................ 102 NEW PRODUCTS ............... 104 DAKOTA KIDS .................... 105 CLASSIFIEDS ..................... 106 PRAIRIE LETTERS............. 109 LAST CAST ........................ 110 ON THE COVER -- Dakota rooster photo by Jim Thompson, Jr. www.dakotacountrymagazine.com Bill Mitzel Dakota Country, October 2016, Page 5