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    Fly fishing and pheasant hunting?

    Here is article https://www.pheasantsforever.org/BlogLanding/Blogs/Mark-Herwig/Decorah,-Iowa-Pheasant-Hunting-and-Much-More.aspx?feed=articles
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    Fly fishing and pheasant hunting?

    I have heard area around Decorah Iowa has good fly fishing and birds. I think the local PF chapter even donated a cast and blast trip last year to national PF fundraiser.
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    Waiting is . . .

    I went and shot some sporting clays today to pass some time and get the mind off upcoming pheasant hunting season. It sure didn’t work as think I made anticipation worse. Regardless was great morning and always love the smell of some gunpowder in the air.
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    Report Yesterday

    Why not in the year of Cicadas I am also new and was thinking same thing! But figured that Nugent only killed big game with bow and arrow.
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    Report Yesterday

    Why not in the year of Cicadas!
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    Mott area for late season phesants

    I think you can likely find a willing landowner. Just need to make a fair amount of contacts and have some luck. I have generally stayed away from the outfitter controlled areas in ND and still had decent hunting over the years. We hunt combo of Corp of engineer lands, PLOTS and private. In a...
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    Mott area for late season phesants

    Dustin - it has been my experience most outfitters in this area pay landowners based upon the number of birds their clients harvest on the land each season to incentivize them to have habitat and birds. So not sure how many landowners will let you in to hunt for free given this structure as...
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    Wild Captive Breeding

    This is our second year using a surrogator to supplement the wild birds at property and must say I have been impressed with results particularly given variability of conditions.
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    Mott area for late season phesants

    Hunter94 is spot on that Mott area is predominantly pay to hunt because most of land is leased by outfitters. That area did get some timely moisture compared to rest of SW ND so the bird numbers around Mott should be in line with last year. So the PLOTS around there may still produce for you...
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