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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

April 18, 2018
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
April 18, 2018 - 9:12am
April 17, 2018
A bald eagle sits in a tree near the road to Maclean Bottoms along Lake Oahe in North Dakota on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.     N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: We've come a long way in preserving the bald eagle
April 17, 2018 - 10:41am
April 15, 2018
Brad Dokken
Deer issues dominate Game and Fish meeting
April 15, 2018 - 7:15am
April 10, 2018
Every year, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service put out a call for people to report sightings of whooping crane, like this pair spotted near Linton, N.D., on Thursday, March 29, 2018.       N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: A call out to keep an eye out for whooping cranes
April 10, 2018 - 11:01am
April 8, 2018
The Forest River flows through the Forest River Biology Station and Wildlife Management Area, which will be opened to expanded archery hunting opportunities this fall under a partnership between UND and the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. (Photo/ Kathryn Yurkonis, UND)
Partners expand bowhunting access on Forest River site near Inkster
April 8, 2018 - 8:43am
April 3, 2018
For snow goose hunters this spring, preparation and scouting are as important as ever.       N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Things to know for the spring light goose hunting season
April 3, 2018 - 11:59am
March 27, 2018
If you want to fish starting April 1 in North Dakota, you need to get a new 2018-19 license.       N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: A few highlights for this year's fishing changes in North Dakota
March 27, 2018 - 11:07am
March 26, 2018
A total of 49,407 North Dakota deer hunters shot an estimated 30,100 deer during the 2017 deer gun season for an overall success rate of 61 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported Monday. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
North Dakota deer hunters have 61 percent success during 2017 rifle season, Game and Fish Department says
March 26, 2018 - 10:09pm
March 20, 2018
Potential applicants for big-game hunts, like bighorn sheep, need to understand  they need to be willing to prepare for a long and difficult hunt.      N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: It takes time and resources for a successful big-game hunt
March 20, 2018 - 12:20pm
March 13, 2018
All lottery and gratis applications have to be submitted online only using the North Dakota Game and Fish Department web site.   N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Questions and answers on all-electronic licensing system
March 13, 2018 - 10:10am
March 11, 2018
Ryan Getz holds the 51-inch muskie he caught Feb. 24 on New Johns Lake. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has sent a tissue sample to a lab for genetic testing to determine whether the fish is a  pure or hybrid strain muskie. If the fish is a hybrid muskie, it will be a new state record. Courtesy photo / Ryan Getz
New Johns Lake produces yet another trophy muskie
March 11, 2018 - 7:15am
March 6, 2018
Game wardens in North Dakota issued more than 2,500 citations in 2017, compared to nearly 2,300 in 2016 and 2,400 in 2015.
North Dakota game wardens issue more citations in 2017
March 6, 2018 - 5:20pm
February 27, 2018
North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists are confident that the current Devils Lake basin walleye population does not meet the biological criteria that would warrant a maximum length-type-limit to protect fish for spawning.       N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Maximum length-type-limit not warranted for Devils Lake walleye
February 27, 2018 - 12:41pm
February 20, 2018
The 10-year average (2008-17) for the midwinter survey in North Dakota is 95,600 Canada geese and 27,300 mallards.   N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Waterfowl survey reveals increase of Canada geese
February 20, 2018 - 10:10am
February 18, 2018
Pheasants, a nonnative species  in North Dakota, tend to do better during winters such as this when there's not much snow. But at the same time, the persistent cold reduces their fat reserves, making pheasants more susceptible to winter mortality. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
So far, so good: Snow hasn't been a hindrance for wildlife this winter
February 18, 2018 - 10:32am
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