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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 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 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 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 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 13, 2018
About 175 schools in North Dakota have implemented the National Archery in Schools curriculum, and roughly 10,000 kids participated in 2017.    N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Numbers for high school archery programs continue to grow
February 13, 2018 - 10:52am
February 6, 2018
Moose numbers began to increase in the western part of the state in the mid-2000s.   Photo by Ty Stockston / N.D. Games and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Brain worm big reason North Dakota moose are heading west
February 6, 2018 - 10:08am
January 30, 2018
The North Dakota spring turkey application deadline is coming up on Feb. 14.    N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Online lottery applications continue with spring turkey season
January 30, 2018 - 1:28pm
January 23, 2018
Wanting to be a game warden, and becoming one, are two different things.     N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: How do you get a job as a game warden?
January 23, 2018 - 10:12am
January 16, 2018
While the winter of 2017 did not start out well for resident wildlife, the weather moderated by February and deer came through OK -- leading to a third straight year of license increases.  N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Some highlights of 2017 North Dakota outdoors
January 16, 2018 - 10:40am
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
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