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Since the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s sampling efforts began in 2002, more than 30,000 deer, elk and moose have tested negative for chronic wasting disease.     N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Game and Fish continues CWD testing
1 hour 8 min ago
February 14, 2017
In the last 10 years, North Dakota has averaged about 90,000 Canada geese and 25,000 mallards during the winter survey.  This year’s numbers were well below that.     North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Surveys help to understand waterfowl migration
February 14, 2017 - 11:02am
February 7, 2017
While many of us wonder how the pheasants and deer are doing, how often do we give the same consideration to, say, the chickadee?   North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Watchable wildlife is an important part of our outdoor world
February 7, 2017 - 10:46am
January 31, 2017
Doug Leier - North Dakota Game and Fish Department Carrie Snyder / The Forum
Fishing, boating violations top the list for North Dakota citations
January 31, 2017 - 10:42am
January 24, 2017
There is a certain level of winter wildlife mortality even in a warmer year with hardly any snow.    North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Despite mild weather, tough winter battle continues for wildlife
January 24, 2017 - 10:34am
January 17, 2017
Doug Leier - North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
Leier: Some outdoor items to consider during the winter months
January 17, 2017 - 6:00pm
January 10, 2017
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Doug Leier: Up-and-coming hunters required to take education course
January 10, 2017 - 2:22pm
January 3, 2017
According to North Dakota Game and Fish Department statistics, the state had an all-time high of nearly 223,000 resident and nonresident fishing licenses reached in 2015-16, the fourth year in a row of record license numbers.    N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Some Game and Fish highlights from 2016
January 3, 2017 - 12:35pm
December 27, 2016
The 2017 deer gun hunting season in North Dakota is scheduled to open Nov. 10.  North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: North Dakota's unofficial opening dates for hunting
December 27, 2016 - 3:43pm
December 20, 2016
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Doug Leier: Another darkhouse spearing season begins
December 20, 2016 - 2:18pm
December 13, 2016
North Dakota's hunting season for Canada geese closes Dec. 22, except for the Missouri River Zone, which closes Dec. 30.     North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: December offers plenty of opportunities for hunters
December 13, 2016 - 3:13pm
December 6, 2016
Because of the Migratory Bird Treaty, the egret was saved from extinction and even breeds in North Dakota.     North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: U.S., Canada treaty has saved many migratory birds
December 6, 2016 - 2:22pm
November 29, 2016
Simply filling a deer tag, shooting a limit of ducks or catching a 5-pound walleye is not the only factor that defines quality or success for outdoorsmen.    North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Leier: The challenge of keeping all outdoorsmen satisfied
November 29, 2016 - 2:04pm
November 22, 2016
Doug Leier - North Dakota Game and Fish Department Carrie Snyder / The Forum
Doug Leier: Dates for Game and Fish advisory board meetings are set
November 22, 2016 - 10:35am
November 15, 2016
The end of deer gun season in North Dakota is a new beginning as most of the state’s major national wildlife refuges open to upland game hunting once the deer gun season is closed.  North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Wildlife refuges opening to upland game hunting
November 15, 2016 - 9:31am
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