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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

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 9, 2017
Tommy Sullivan pulls his bow up to his stand on a recent afternoon at his Thompson, N.D., farm. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
N.D. hunters taking up archery hunting as deer gun tags become more difficult to draw
November 9, 2017 - 7:27pm
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
November 5, 2017
North Dakota’s regular deer gun season opens at noon Friday Nov. 10. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Season has potential for North Dakota deer tag holders
November 5, 2017 - 7:38pm
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 13, 2017
Motorist kills bear in Grand Forks County
October 13, 2017 - 5:47pm
October 11, 2017
Elk occasionally wander into Grand Forks County from the Pembina Hills or other, more traditional elk country. This isn’t the animal, but a young bull elk was hit by a vehicle Saturday night on U.S. Highway 2 near Grand Forks, and a game warden put the injured animal down Sunday morning in a cornfield on the north side of the highway.
Motorist hits bull elk during late-night highway collision near Grand Forks
October 11, 2017 - 3:35pm
October 10, 2017
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 17, 2017
Waterfowl hunters will encounter drier conditions in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota when the rgular duck and goose seasons open Saturday, Sept. 23. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Dry conditions greet waterfowl hunters across Minn., ND
September 17, 2017 - 5:49pm
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