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January 9, 2018
Biologists are often asked about feeding wildlife, and sometimes people don’t want to hear the answer.   N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Natural food plots is the best for wildlife management
January 9, 2018 - 10:36am
January 2, 2018
In the past year, you have likely heard more and more discussion about insects and pollinators and their role in the food chain and nature.    N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Insects are a crucial food source for wildlife species
January 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
December 26, 2017
Leier writes: A winter outdoor outing that results in a call to 911 or a trip to the emergency room is not a successful outing. Photo courtesy North Dakota Game and Fish
Doug Leier: Important tips for winter outdoors safety
December 26, 2017 - 3:34pm
December 19, 2017
It doesn’t hurt to review the rules and regulations for the upcoming ice fishing season.   N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Some rules and regulations for the ice fishing season
December 19, 2017 - 10:57am
December 12, 2017
North Dakota has a record number of lakes on the landscape right now and a lot of them have good populations of walleye, perch and/or northern pike.     N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Some safety reminders for ice fishing
December 12, 2017 - 9:54am
December 5, 2017
There’s something to be said for anglers who understand the heritage, and realize that while modern technology, gear and gadgets are fine, they aren’t afraid to try tactics and techniques that were successful in the past.     N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Some information on last year's spearfishing season
December 5, 2017 - 10:59am
November 28, 2017
Across the state of North Dakota, many national wildlife refuges are now open and available for limited upland game hunting including pheasants, grouse and partridge.  North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Late-season pheasant hunting has its advantages
November 28, 2017 - 10:59am
November 21, 2017
Two years ago, in 2015, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department made available just 43,275 deer gun licenses, the lowest since 1980.      N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
North Dakota deer hunting in 'better shape' than two years ago
November 21, 2017 - 2:33pm
November 14, 2017
Party hunting, if allowed, could in the long run reduce a person’s chances for obtaining high-demand licenses, such as for whitetail and mule deer bucks.     N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Reasons why party hunting is not allowed in North Dakota
November 14, 2017 - 10:56am
November 7, 2017
Whether it’s grouse hunting in September or deer hunting in November, the same rules apply and all it takes is one mistake to change a life or lives.   N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: When hunting, always keep safety in mind
November 7, 2017 - 11:41am
October 31, 2017
North Dakota’s regular deer gun season opens Friday, Nov. 10 at noon.      N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Questions and answers for upcoming deer season
October 31, 2017 - 9:57am
October 24, 2017
North Dakota’s deer gun survey has been in place since 1975.
Doug Leier: With more outdoors surveys filled out, better date can be provided
October 24, 2017 - 10:11am
October 17, 2017
For 2017, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department allocated five bighorn sheep licenses.       N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Hunters beat incredible odds for bighorn sheep licenses
October 17, 2017 - 1:04pm
October 10, 2017
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A moose was loose in north Fargo, a reminder that they're not to be messed with
October 10, 2017 - 10:36am
This fall, about 100,000 state residents will have gone hunting at least once during the upcoming hunting seasons.   North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: A day in North Dakota outdoors still one of the best seats in the stadium
October 10, 2017 - 9:42am