West Fargo - North Dakota’s fishing regulations are different from any other set of regulations the State Game and Fish Department produces. While they all cover laws, limits and season lengths, the fishing regulations cover a two-year period, while the others are developed annually.
West Fargo For the past decade or so, North Dakota has had around 100,000 active deer hunters, plus or minus a few thousand in any given year. All of us should be interested in the upcoming series of deer management meetings the North Dakota Game and Fish Department has scheduled around the state during the last two weeks of February.
West Fargo I have always enjoyed my own little internal debates, like would I rather have a 12-ounce hamburger steak for a little less price than an 8-ounce rib eye steak?RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - My short-term memory is sharp enough to recall that the 2013 winter lasted a little too long for my liking, and unless April cross-country skiing or snowmobiling are a draw, I’d suggest ice anglers had plenty of time from last December through March to give way to spring.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - For many hunters, November is a peak and valley, the best of times and the worst of times.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - It’s a safe assumption that few hunters ever leave home thinking, “I just might end up in a hunting accident today.”RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo I often draw parallels between sports and the outdoors because it sometimes helps to look at situations from different perspectives.
West Fargo - For good reason, the North Dakota State Game and Fish Department makes every effort to explain waterfowl hunting rules and regulations that hunters will need to know as they take the field this fall. This includes daily bag limits, species restrictions, season lengths, special zones and hunting hours.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - For most of us, the road traveled matters little once we’ve arrived at our destination. Seldom do we realize – or appreciate – while beginning a pheasant hunt across the prairie, the time and energy it took to provide access to a public hunting spot.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - Unlike hunting seasons, most of which have a defined beginning and ending date, North Dakotans are afforded the opportunity to fish 24-7, 365 days a year for most species, excluding paddlefish.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - One of the most interesting facets of being an outreach biologist is the variety of work involved.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - For as often as I hear people lament the electronic age we live in, there’s always a flip side.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - For years, North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists have stressed the importance of habitat in maintaining healthy wildlife populations in the long term.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - Wildlife management has changed over time.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - I am pretty certain my wife and kids tire of my stories from “back in the day” or “how things used to be.”RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - The long winter and tardy spring of 2013 disrupted a lot of outdoor activities, including farm and construction work and baseball games and track meets.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - In 2013, North Dakota has fewer deer licenses than in any year since 1983, and anyone who was lucky enough to receive a license can only have one for the deer gun season.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - Every year, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department receives questions from deer hunters who want rules and regulations clarified. Some common questions are listed below:RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - North Dakota State Game and Fish Department biologists conduct a variety of studies every year. The familiar ones are those that provide counts or indexes that factor into season setting and limits, and also set hunter and angler expectations.RELATED CONTENT
West Fargo - Last week, the North Dakota State Game and Fish Department began its seasonal periodic reminders urging the thousands of deer hunters to take a few minutes to go find their 2013 deer license.RELATED CONTENT