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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
October 3, 2017
In 1996, North Dakota's pheasant harvest was 311,000. In fall 1997, only 136,000 roosters were taken.      North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: 'There is nothing easy about a hen's life'
October 3, 2017 - 9:35am
September 26, 2017
The Private Land Open to Sportsmen (PLOTS program) is just part of the overall effort to work with landowners who are interested in programs that are cost effective and can benefit wildlife. North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Private Land Initiative give landowners several options
September 26, 2017 - 9:58am
September 19, 2017
Regulations are in place to reduce the potential spread of big game disease.  North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: There are rules and regulations to deal with chronic wasting disease
September 19, 2017 - 12:19pm
September 12, 2017
In recent years, North Dakota has had
approximately 140,000 resident and nonresident hunters and 220,000 resident and nonresident anglers, who support the state’s economy through annual direct spending of more than $600 million while engaged in their pursuits.
Doug Leier: The WSFR is the cornerstone of fish and wildlife conservation
September 12, 2017 - 12:47pm
September 5, 2017
The 2017 waterfowl season in North Dakota is similar to last year as far as regulations and bag limits.     North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Local duck production lower than last year
September 5, 2017 - 11:02am
August 29, 2017
More than 12 million walleye fingerlings were stocked in more than 130 waters in North Dakota this year, besting the previous high by more than 1 million fish.      North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Hatchery production, stocking help meet the fishing demands
August 29, 2017 - 12:10pm
August 22, 2017
After a few down years following the Missouri River System flooding in 2011, salmon are doing well in Lake Sakakawea.  North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: It's a good time to catch some chinook salmon
August 22, 2017 - 10:41am
August 15, 2017
Last year, the combined August and September early Canada goose harvest in North Dakota was more than 36,000 resident geese, which was somewhat lower than recent peak years when hunters at times bagged more than 50,000 birds.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Early goose season provides first fall season for hunters
August 15, 2017 - 12:15pm
August 8, 2017
The North Dakota Private Land Open to Sportsmen (PLOTS) guide provides updated maps showing PLOTS acres and other public lands available for hunting this year.    North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Questions and answers about the PLOTS program
August 8, 2017 - 12:41pm
August 1, 2017
The first statewide archery season for deer was held in 1954. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department issued 1,119 licenses for that first season.      N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: A little Game and Fish Department history
August 1, 2017 - 10:29am
July 25, 2017
In the last 10 to 20 years, bluegill fisheries and angling in North Dakota have expanded.   North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Bluegill fishing in North Dakota the best in 30 years
July 25, 2017 - 11:00am
July 18, 2017
Boaters should be aware of aquatic nuisance species regulations for not only their destination, but for any states they are traveling through.     N.D. Games and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Boaters should be aware of regulations for aquatic nuisance species
July 18, 2017 - 1:26pm