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June 27, 2017
One of the tips in releasing fish that you catch is placing the fish in the water, gently supporting the mid-section and tail until it swims away.      North Dakot Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: A few tips on releasing the fish you catch
June 27, 2017 - 10:42am
June 20, 2017
It’s a good idea for operators of anchored or nonmotorized vessels to avoid high-traffic areas if possible.     North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: A rundown of some watercraft safety issues
June 20, 2017 - 11:07am
June 13, 2017
Anglers can find a listing of all the publicly accessible fishing waters in North Dakota, and the fish species that live in those waters, on the Game and Fish website at gf.nd.gov.   North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: The best time to fish is when you have time to fish
June 13, 2017 - 10:52am
June 6, 2017
The spread of zebra mussels, for example, is a serious threat to all waterways, and anglers want to preserve the health of their favorite fishing spots for the next generation.   North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: A checklist to help control aquatic nuisance species
June 6, 2017 - 4:13pm
May 30, 2017
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is allocating 5,500 more deer gun licenses than last year.        North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Easiest way to obtain North Dakota deer license is online
May 30, 2017 - 10:57am
May 23, 2017
Of the 50 or more shorebird species that migrate through all of North America in the spring, roughly 36 have ties to North Dakota.        North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Prairie wetlands vital for the life cycle of more than 30 shorebird species
May 23, 2017 - 10:59am
May 16, 2017
North Dakota Senate bill 2318 puts into law that the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, through governor’s proclamation, can no longer open the pheasant season later than Oct. 12.     Forum file photo
Doug Leier: A rundown of some outdoors-related legislation
May 16, 2017 - 10:00am
May 9, 2017
North Dakota Game and Fish Department game wardens helped patrol areas where the Red River flooded in 1997.      N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Flood of 1997 is an experience I will never forget
May 9, 2017 - 12:14pm
May 2, 2017
The status of North Dakota's bighorn sheep season will be determined Sept. 1, after the summer population survey is completed. N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Bighorn sheep survey reveals good and bad news
May 2, 2017 - 11:28am
April 25, 2017
A new Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, and State Acres For Wildlife Enhancement, are companion programs to the popular Conservation Reserve Program.       North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Two new programs companion pieces with popular CRP
April 25, 2017 - 5:19pm
April 18, 2017
North Dakota has had year-round fishing statewide since 1993.     North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Studies show year-round fishing not detrimental to walleye and pike populations
April 18, 2017 - 11:04am
April 11, 2017
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department first started selling licenses online in April of 2000.                         N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: More and more outdoorsmen buying licenses online
April 11, 2017 - 12:18pm
April 4, 2017
At its lowest point in the mid-1900s, the bald eagle breeding population was estimated at fewer than 500 nesting pairs in the lower 48 states.   North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: The amazing bald eagle recovery success story
April 4, 2017 - 7:33pm
March 28, 2017
Whooping cranes typically migrate alone or in groups of two to three.     North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: As spring migration occurs, some will get a chance to see a whooping crane
March 28, 2017 - 3:43pm
March 21, 2017
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Doug Leier: Lots of talk about winter weather and wildlife
March 21, 2017 - 11:00am