SUBSCRIBE NOW AND SAVE 3 months just 99¢/month

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

NORTH DAKOTA GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT

Fish caught in deep water may not survive because of the extreme change in water pressure, which causes the swim bladder to expand.
The midwinter survey tallied 81,000 Canada geese and 7,000 mallards in North Dakota, compared with the 10-year average since 2012 of 123,100 Canada geese and 24,700 mallards.
Casey Anderson said that because the region didn't receive snow until mid to late December has helped retain food sources for deer.
Feeding wildlife, especially during the winter in North Dakota, once was common practice embraced by most wildlife professionals. That philosophy has gradually evolved.

ADVERTISEMENT

Latest Headlines
Roles are mainly within the fisheries and wildlife divisions, ranging from aquatic nuisance inspectors to wildlife technicians who perform jobs such as wildlife banding to placing signs across the state.
The mountain lion was about 150 yards away, and Donny Haas had the wind in his favor.
Surveys are sent out shortly after hunting seasons, but not every hunter who buys a license will receive a survey. The NDGF aims to have a random representation of the hunting experience.
If you plan to hunt this year and haven’t taken a certified hunter education course, now is the time to sign up. Mike Anderson explains in this week’s segment of North Dakota Outdoors.
Catch-and-release fishing, no matter the time of year, is discouraged for fish caught in 30 feet or more, because fish reeled in from those depths have a greater chance of dying if released.
The zone’s predetermined harvest limit of eight was reached Tuesday afternoon, the Game and Fish Department said.

ADVERTISEMENT

Today, there are more than 70 prairie walleye lakes across North Dakota’s landscape, which is 70 more than in the early 1990s.
The Meadowlark Initiative is a landscape level initiative with obvious benefits for North Dakota's state bird.
North Dakota utilized electronic posting in 2021 and Jeb Williams says it has received positive feedback.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT