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Page 14 The Star F June 2,2014 The last lap of a successful career Northern Lights senior Claire Brien, center, wrapped up her successful track career at the North Dakota State Class B Track Meet in Bismarck recently. She competed in two events. She ran the 3,200 in a time of 12:02.37, which was good for 11th place and the 1,600 in which she placed sixth. (Photo by Larry Biri) Area lake suffers &apos;significant' winter fish kill North Dakota Game and Fish De- partment fisheries biologists said de- spite colder-than-average winter temperatures, not many lakes expe- rienced a fish kill Fisheries management section leader Scott Gangl said biologists in- vestigated winterkills at 11 lakes so far this spring; with only a few con- sidered significant enough to affect the quality of fishing this spring Lakes that appear to have suffered a significant kill include Leland Dam (McKenzie County), Island Lake (Rolette County) and the State Fair Pond (Ward County) Fisheries personnel already re- stocked these lakes with hatchery raised fish, or fish transported from an- other lake Gangl said while the State Fair Pond will have catchable fish this summer, fish stocked in Leland Dam Evidence of sex must be attached to all big game carcasses transported into may be added as necessary. ...... !i! .  and Island Lake will take two to three years to be of a catchable size Some of the lakes that experi enced a minor kill were too insignifi cant to affect fishing• Anglers can contact the local Game and Fish Department fisheries district offices to get more informa tion on the status of these lakes, or to report fish kills that may not be on the list 7 Anglers reminded of nongame fish regulations The North Dakota Game and Fish Department reminds anglers and oth- ers taking carp and other nongame fish that a license is required, and hook-and-line, archery equipment and spears are the only legal meth- ods of take Snagging nongame fish is illegal In addition, enforcement chief Robert Tim|an said anglers must properly dispose of the fish; "Leaving dead fish on the shore- line or in the water is considered a littering violation," Tim|an said. Game wardens and other law en- forcement officers have the authority to cite persons for this violation, Tim|an said, with the minimum penalty a $100 littering violation and the maximum a Class B misde- meanor which can bring up to a $1,000 fine and possible loss of fish- ing and hunting privileges Other regulations include: • Legal archery equipment is any bow to which an arrow is attached by a line and equipped with a harpoon style point or wire-barbed point • Legal Spear equipment is any manually powered shaft with barbed points The spearhead shall not ex- ceed 12 inches in width • Use of night vision equipment or • electronically enhanced light-gather- ing optics, including all lights used for locating and shooting at fish, is legal. For more information, including open areas, refer to the 2014 through 2016 North Dakota Fishing Guide CELEBRATE NORTH DAKOTA'S 125TH BIRTHDAY WITH 125 FUN THINGS TO DO. To get started, there's a list of 125 legendary places, events and activities you can find throughout North Dakota. From catching your limit to shopping and a perfect rooftop meal, there's an adventure with your name on it! Start your journey at LegendaryND.com! Stock up before heading to the lake! • 477-9150 Open Monday thru Thursday from Noon to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 pm.. Sunday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. OUTDOOR NOTES: • Be prepared with insect repellent for ticks and mosquitoes. • June 4: Deer gun and muzzleloader applica- tions due. • June 7 & 8: Free Fishing Weekend. • June 11 - 15: Potholes & Prairie Birding Fes- tival, Jamestown. Call 650-9002 for information or email (pipestem@daktel.com). • June 20: Lostwood Birding Festival, Lostwood Nat'l. Wildlife Refuge. Call (701) 848-2722 for more information. FISHING: • N.D. Game & Fish Dept. game wardens: No reports from north-central area lakes. Turtle River State Park stocked now stocked with additional trout. Spotty walleye success on Lake Sakakawea with generally good success once they're located. Some success around Pochant Bay, Mallard Is- land, and the east end in general. Also try Douglas Bay. New Town and White Earth Bay fair to good for walleye with fair success at Van Hook Arm. Lake Audubon fair for walleye. Missouri River tail- race still slow with best success farther south of Bismarck-Mandan around the state line and Beaver Bay. • Bottineau, Four Seasons, Lake Metigoshe: Good bluegill success along the weed beds using nightcrawlers with walleye activity along the docks with minnows. • Bottineau, Lake Metigoshe State Park, Lake Metigoshe: Improving fishing success. Park trails and campground are all open with courtesy and fishing docks in place. • Devils Lake, Ed's Bait Shop, Devils Lake: Walleye starting to become active with warming water temperatures. Try the bridges in the evening or locate the. warmest water possible using crankbaits in 3 to 5 feet. Good numbers of pike yet. • Devils Lake, Woodland Resort, Devils Lake: Good for pike throughout the lake. Walleye are starting to move back into the lake but some fish are still being taken around 6-Mile, Pelican Lake Bay, and Mauvais Coulee area bridges. Try slip bobbers and jigs or try plastics. • Foxholm, Lake Darling, Upper Souris Nat'l. Wildlife Refuge: Fair pike and perch success on the Souris River below the dam. Lake Darling fair for occasional walleye. • Garrison, Cenex Bait & Tackle, Lake Sakakawea/Lake Audubon: Lake Audubon fair to good for walleye from both boat and shore using spinners and nightcrawlers. Lake Sakakawea turn- ing on along the east end using jigs and minnows i m mm m m m am m m m m "B < CLIP AND SAVE =I 2014-2015 Chronic Wasting Disease I Proclamation Summary 00WgP' I I| The North Dakota Game and Fish Department declares the I following precautions against the possible spread of I 1 Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) into and within North Dakota. I CWD affects the nervous system of white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, and moose and it is always fatal! | | Baiting 1 1 ,, | I It is illegal to hunt big game over bait in deer hunting unite 3C (west of the Missouri River), 3E1, 3E2, 3F1, and 3F2. Bait includes grain, seed, mineral, salt, fruit, vegetable | nut, hay or any other natural or manufactured food placed by an individual. Baiting I does not include agricultural practices; gardens; wildlife food plots; agdcultural crops; livestock feeds; fruit or vegetables in their natural location, such as apples on or under II an apple tree; or unharvested food or vegetables in a garden. This ban does not apply to" wildlife management activities conducted by or under the direction of the Department. I Carcass Transportation North Dakota the whole carcass or carcass parts I It is illegal to transport into or within of white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, moose, or members of the cervid family from areas I within states or provinces with documented occurences of CWD in wild populations or" from farmed cervid operations in states and provinces with documented occurrences | of CWD in their farmed cervids except for the following portions of the carcass which - hunters are allowed to transport: I • Meat that is cut and wrapped either commercially or privately. lw" Quarters or other portions of meat with no part of the spinal column or head attached. I " Meat that has been boned out. I • Hides with no heads attached. • Clean (no meat or tissue attached) skull plates with antlers attached. | • Antlers with no meat or tissue attached. I . • Upper canine teeth, also known as buglers, whistlers, or ivories. t "Finished taxidermy heads. I The following game management units, equivalent wildlife management unite, or II - counties have flee ranging deer, elk, or moose diagnosed with CWD, and only the " | carcass parts listed above from harvested white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, moose, or | other cervids taken in these units will be allowed transported into or within North Dakota: " I • Alberta -All Wildlife Management Units; I | • Saskatchewan -All Wildlife Management Units; I • Colorado- All Game Management Units; | • Illinois-Counties of Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, DeKalb, Ogle, LaSalle, Stephenson; I " • Iowa - All Counties; | • Kansas - All Counties; | • Minnesota- DPA602; I • Nebraska - All Counties; • New Mexico - GMU's 19 (White Sands Missile Base), 28 and 34; I I • New York - All Counties;  II • North Dakota - Deer Unit 3F2 - Gutted/Eviscarated carcasses being taken to a North Dakota • | meat processor are exempt. In addition, heads removed from the carcass and taken to a I licensed taxidermist or provided to NDGFD for submission for CWD surveillance purposes | are exempt; I • Pennsylvania - All Counties; | • South Dakota - Prairie Units WRD-21A, WRD-27A, WRD-27B, and Black Hills Units I II BHD-BH1, BHD-BD3, BHD-BD4; I • Utah - 16A, 16B, 16C, 13A, 13B, 8A, 8B, 8C, 9A, 9B, 9C, 9D; I "Virginia - Frederick County; I i • Wisconsin -All Counties; • Wyoming -All Deer and Elk Units; I | • West Virginia - Any deer taken in Hampshire County; I The following states or provinces have farmed deer, elk, moose, or other cervids | diagnosed with CWD, and only the carcass parts listed above from farmed deer, elk, I I moose, or other cervids from these states or provinces will be allowed into North Dakota: I • Alberta, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, I New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming. I Evidence of sex must be attac red to all bigc ame carcas s transported I I into North Dakota. Additional i ffected units "t ay be addec  = L A complete Chronic Wasting Disease proclamation is available from the North Dakota Game and Fish | Department, 100 North Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58501-5095. (701) 328-6300.  .--, ,.-, --.  i .i -.,. i i i i CLIPAND SAVE J Bill's Service and Convenience Store Jerry and Katie Juntunen, owners Junction of Hwy 5 and 30 • R011a • 477-3782 Fishing Tackle • Bait Fishing Licenses • Gear The best stop before the lake.' in 8 to 15 feet. Also try as shallow as 2 to 5 feet in the back bays. • Garrison, Indian Hills Resort, Lake Sakakawea: Improving walleye activity with some sauger mixed in. Work shallow around 2 to 8 feet in the back bays. Move around searching for warm water using jigs and minnows or nightcrawlers. • Minnewaukan, West Bay Resort, Devils Lake: Fair to good walleye success with continued pike activity. Some white bass now showing up. • New Town, Scenic 23, Lake Sakakawea: Fair but spotty walleye success in the Van Hook Arm. Fish are starting to movea little more shallow. Try jigs and minnows or crankbaits. • New Town, Van Hook Bait & Tackle, Lake 'Sakakawea: Van Hook Arm is fair but inconsistent for walleye. Try 12 to 20 feet with Lindy rigs and minnows or 20 to 24 feet with jigs and minnows. Try the north end or south around Fox Island. • Rolla, Bill's Service: Fair to good success throughout most area lakes and increasing num- berof anglers on the water. • Rolla, Coast-2 -Coast: Mosgarea lakes are generally fair to good. • Ruthville, Ruthville Store, Lake Darling/area lakes: Baker's Bridge producing small walleye with nice-sized pike at Grano. • St. John, St. John Hardware, Lake Upsilon: Dion and Jensen lakes producing perch. Limited reports from other area lakes, although continued activity at Lake Irvine. N.D. RIVER GAUGE HEIGHT AND STREAMFLOW: • Little South Pembina River, Walhalla: River stage, 2.61 feet; streamflow, 8.7 CFS. ?. Mauvais Coulee, Cando: Coulee stage, 8.45 feet. • Morrison Lake, Webster: Lake elevation, 59.16 feet. • Pembina River, Walhalla: River stage, 4,24 feet; streamflow, 618 CFS. • Red River, Drayton: River stage, 18.35 feet; streamflow, 10,200 CFS. • Souris River, Westhope: River stage, 12.17: feet; streamflow, 2,170 CFS. NUMBERS TO KNOW: • N.D. Game and Fish Dept., main Bismarck of- rice: 328-6300, website: (http://gf, nd,gov). • N.D. Game and Fish Dept., Devils Lake office: 662-3617. • Report All Poachers: (800) 472-2121 or (701) 328-9921. • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bismarck, web- site: (www.fws.gov/northdakotafieldoffice).