Tagged: hunting

Into the wild, in search of game

Hunting above the clouds in Norway Erik Wanberg Marin County, Calif. The excitement of hunting in the high mountains of Norway and the anticipation of hunting on the trails where our grandfather and great-grandfather...

Moose hunting throughout the U.S.

Staff Compilation U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service For Norwegian-American hunters wanting to connect with their Norwegian roots—without the pricey plane ticket—moose hunting in the U.S. is a great way to go. Hunting moose is...

Norwegian hunting by the numbers

Heidi Håvan Grosch Sparbu, Norway We all have our passions, and for many Norwegians that means hunting season in the fall (autumn/høst). Since North-Trøndelag is one of the best hunting areas in Norway, it...

It’s a Viking thing

On the hunt for tiur in Norway Leslee Lane Hoyum Rockford, Minn. In the late 70s and early 80s, hundreds of Norwegians flocked to the U.S. to raise money for Ski for Light and...

On hunting—a vegetarian’s journey

Emily C. Skaftun Norwegian American Weekly First, my confession: I was a vegetarian for many years. No, it wasn’t a medical decision, and it wasn’t a natural aversion either—I liked meat, and had to...

One in five first-time hunters was a woman

A total of 196,500 persons paid the hunting license fee for the hunting year 2009/2010. This is 200 more than the year before. Twenty per cent of the first-time hunters were women. Of the...

It’s moose hunting season in Norway

The moose hunting season opened in most Norwegian counties on Sept. 25. And the price is higher than ever, reports Aftenposten.no. A total of 57 200 hunters participated in the moose hunt in the hunting year...