Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
Dahitman44

Help -- dumb Qs

Recommended Posts

Dahitman44

I will be hunting for the first time in ND this weekend -- it says that that daily limit for pheasants is 3 but 12 possession. My buddy said the 12 poss. means him and me together -- that isn't right is it?

Also, is there anything else we can shoot without spending another $100?

thanks

Hit

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
xedge2002

The possession limit of 12 is per person, so if both of you are there for 4 days, and shoot your limit each day, you can bring back a total of 24 birds between the two of you. Good Luck!! I will be out there next Thur-Sunday!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dahitman44

thanks

Hitman

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ruster

Depending on where you're going you can find Huns and sharptails. We always seem to get a few of each on our trips out west.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
R. Miller

Hitman,

Where are you going in NoDak?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
PHESNTHNTR

Do you guys hunt public or private land in North Dakota ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Powerstroke

xedge got it right. It's 3 per day per person. In order to legally reach that possession limit you would need to fill your limit each day for 4 days.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dahitman44

Great help, guys.

Thanks

Hit

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Shack

Hitman,

How did the trip go! Did ya have fun? Did you get anything?

Whens the next trip? grin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dahitman44

We had a fantastic time. Had a few things go wrong, but I will be doing it again -- soon. Maybe December?

Here is a little more info I posted on another thread.

Got stopped at a ND DNR checkpoint and that was fine. We were under the limit and I thought we would be in and out.

First off, this is my first "real" Pheasant hunt so we did make some mistakes. Also my first trip to ND and first trip hunting birds more than 20 miles away.

I will make a long story short. First We shot six birds on Sat. and cleaned them. Next shot one Sun am early -- cleaned it and ate some B-fast. Next shot two later in the day and kept them intact to show the kids.

We got our stamp at the post office for Ducks and we were told that was all we needed by the post people. My buddy shot a nice blue wing teal and was going to take that home too.

The DNR guy looked at our papers and said fellas, we have a problem. He explained to us that we had the federal stamp but not the ND state duck stamp. We explained that "mabel" at the post office said that was all we needed and he read us the riot act on it but went on with our other problems. I think they knew we tried to do it the right way. I think they knew Mabel as well.

We cleaned the early sun am pheasant and they "talked" to us individually for 1/2 hour. Two different guys and compared our stories. they said, "isn't it possible you shot that one last night too -- stuff like that." and "Why didn't you clean these two." Good cop bad cop stuff.

I know what they were getting at and what they were doing. They then asked to see my knife and it had feathers on it and dried blood.

We did not clean the birds right either and that was dumb on our part. We did not leave ID on the birds. Honestly, did not think of it.

They said we could have been fined $450 each for the teal (he shooting and me transporting) $200 per pheasant (didn't know if they were hens or roosters) and $500 for the "seventh" bird.

In the end we each got a $25 fine for not cleaning them right and $50 fine for not having the right duck stuff.

I was a little mad, but thought we got out of there better than we could have.

What experiences do you guys have? There were like 9 guys there with guns -- it was a little freaky.

I think those guys that were all drunk and over the limit that were next to us were in deep trouble. Maybe that's why they let us go easy?

It was like they were looking for a murder suspect. We were their for an hour.

There were just doing their jobs, but it did make a guy feel -- dirty.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
charliepete2

It sounds like they took it easy on you. I'd just be thankful they didn't right you the big tickets. It's good incentive to read and understand the hunting regs before you hunt in another state.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dahitman44

You hit it right on the head.

So did they ...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ely Lake Expert

Someone told me that you need rabies shot tags on your dogs collars to take them to the dakotas, is that correct?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dahitman44

I never heard that --

I hope not.

crazy.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
charliepete2

You do need rabies tags and documentation. You also need to plug you shotgun even when just hunting pheasant in ND.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Shack

Hitman,

I was just razzing ya! I read your post in the DL forum and thought I would see what you would say! grin.gif

Turns out this a very good area for this sbuject to be brought up! Learning alot of info for my first ND trip in the next couple of years!

I am glad it did work out good for ya! I sounds like it could have been alot worse!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dahitman44

Could have been TERRIBLE.

I am a lucky guy.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    • birdguy
      Per the DNR news release dated November 20th:  “Wheeled fish houses, which formerly were considered portable – and thus excluded from licensing requirements for shelters – will now need to be licensed,” said Al Stevens, fisheries survey and systems consultant with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “In the past, anglers using wheelhouses could use them without shelter licenses as long as they were occupied, including overnight.” The change pursued by the DNR and enabled by 2017 legislation accompanied hunting and angling fee increases. An annual resident shelter license is $16. A three-year license is $43. Owners of houses to be rented pay $31 annually or $88 for a three-year license. A valid license tag must be attached to the outside of the fish house in a readily visible location. ~~~~~ Any ideas on how to go about attaching them since they're no longer stickers like they used to be? Apparently you can't put them inside in a window facing out per the 'outside' requirement of the law.  
    • cookie129
      so here’s the scoop , as most fishermen know most of the resorts up here started letting wheeler and sleds out on the lake last weekend. That does not mean you can go any where you want as the winds have shifted the ice a couple times and opened up a few cracks . Check with the resort you access and stay in the areas that have been checked out.
      The fishing has been pretty good.
      I have had a few projects that were put off untell I got laid off from the golf course and mother nature again made my projects more challenging. I’m making progress slow and steady and maybe this time I have learned my lesson not to put these off when its 70 and sunny. Chasing breaking 80 at the golf course has got me processed.
      From the looks of it there a good chance we will have all our sleepers on the lake by the 7th of dec.
      My plans are again to go out of Hillmens resort and help Buddy hillmen with his road. He has built a 2 story house that may or may not be on the lake as its huge, I think it can sleep 8 to 10. Its crazy big 14 by 28.
    • OhioVike
      I appreciate the feedback. We love being out on the ice, so we'll keep plugging away.  Good luck to all this winter and be safe out there!
    • workin4bait
      I seen in the  paper it will be at Leech lake again this year.
    • KidMoe
      I was worried about the wire size too. Thanks ProV. I guess I can’t avoid it. 
    • fishingstar
      you don't have any wires on your 7 pin plug that is heavy enough.  
    • PRO-V
      I would run wire straight to the battery with an in line fuse at the battery and use a separate 2 prong connector at the trailer.
    • kelly-p
      Unfortunately they have not found them yet. Freeze up  with the thin ice has really hampered the search. Too much ice for boats and not enough to travel on. As the ice thickens the searchers are working their way deeper. Such a sad situation.
    • KidMoe
      I’m hoping I can get some advice from you fine folks. I’m looking to install a small electric winch on my snowmobile trailer to load my skid house. I’m wondering if I can power it off the 7 pin connector?  From what I can find, my truck is fused at 10 amp and most of the winches I’m finding pull somewhere around 50 to 60 amps at 1500 lbs or so. I’m wondering what I could do to still run it off the 7 pin. Do I need to add a battery? Maybe a capacitor? i appreciate any thoughts you might have!
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      I spotted them also this evening out from McKinley. A few more days yet before I will give it a try! Cliff