The BAKKEN OIL BUSINESS JOURNAL is a high-gloss, full-color magazine with a targeted distribution that gets our Advertisers in front of the RIGHT EYES in this industry. Direct mailed to Companies in the Bakken with bonus distribution at Energy Shows.

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 22 of 67

Read online @ B A K K E N O I L B I Z . C O M / d i g i t a l - j o u r n a l 23 moment, how busy these public-access lands will be this hunting season. For those who are looking for an edge, for both waterfowl and upland bird hunting, the "golden ticket" to bagging golden- eyes and greenheads will be having opportunities on private lands and with a hunting guide. "Good hunting spots, especially along the Bighorn River in southeast Montana, will be at a premium this year," says lead waterfowl and fishing guide for Forresters Bighorn River Resort, Matthew Granberg. "Clients who book at Forresters have access to 100,000-plus acres of upland bird hunting grounds and numerous Bighorn River waterfowl through our famed cast-and-blast adventures." "Guides will have insider access to stock ponds and side (800) 665-3799 ENDORSED Guided Upland Bird Hunting, Trout Fishing, and Cast & Blast Adventures Come enjoy our Four-Star Cuisine, Cigar Loft and Private Cabins. ASK ABOUT OUR GROUP RATES W h e r e M o n ta n a K e e p s h e r p r o M i s e s . channels," says Granberg, "and they will be readily equipped to set up hunts from blinds using calls, pass shooting, over decoys, or as part of a cast-and-blast," which is fly fishing plus bird hunting from the same boat on the same day. As stated earlier, the waterfowl communities are optimistic this year about the numbers of duck and geese flying overhead. The trick, though, will be getting to the birds without standing shoulder to shoulder with other hunters. ■ 5,000 0 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 30,000 35,000 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 40,000 FISCAL YEAR CRP ACREAGE CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM ACREAGE DECLINE TRENDS 39,490 32,312 31,542 25,648 21,394 16,970 12,805 13,737 Source: USDA Farm Service Agency Conservation Programs Monthly Summary. Final Conservation Reserve Program enrollment numbers are totals per the end of each fiscal year. TOP RIGHT: Nick Forrester of Forrester's Big Horn River Resort after a hard day at work. ➤ continued from pg22

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of BAKKEN OIL BUSINESS JOURNAL - Oct-Nov14