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GRAND FORKS -- Following the trend in neighboring states, pheasant numbers are up in North Dakota, and that’s good news for hunters going into Saturday’s pheasant opener.
“I think it’s going to be a lot better than last year definitely,” said Matt Olson, regional biologist for Pheasants Forever in Lisbon, N.D.
Tim Kessler readily admits South Dakota's pheasant hunting is at a critical point in state history.
"We're getting close to a tipping point in habitat going too far the wrong direction, and if we get too severe of a loss, our pheasant numbers will be too far down to rebuild," said Kessler, a member of Pheasants Forever's National Board of Directors. "We've lost 1.5 million acres of grassland in South Dakota since our height in the mid-2000s because of conversion to cropland. If we continue to have that kind of loss in grass, it will make it extremely hard to have the pheasants to come back.”
Every late-season pheasant hunter loves this sweet moment: The air is sharp. The sky is wide and blue. And as always in South Dakota, the anticipation of seeing roosters painted against that sky is palpable.
Photo was taken near Garrison, ND on Sunday, Dec. 4th.
Pictured is Leiba (Wirehaired Pointing Griffon/Vizsla Cross) proudly posing with her birds.
Leiba's owner, Bryan Sayler from Horace, ND, and friend Kevin Erickson from Frazee, MN shot their limit by 9:00am.
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