State Game and Fish Department biologists conduct a variety of studies every year. The familiar ones are those that provide counts or indexes that factor into season setting and limits, and also set hunter and angler expectations.
No immediate changes are on the horizon, but an increase in bow hunting participation and success could someday factor into deer management in North Dakota if the trend continues, a Game and Fish Department official says.
Game and Fish Department study aims to learn more about deer in northeast part of state — but first, research crews have to trap 20 additional adult does and fit them with radio-collars. That sometimes is easier said than done.
Former legislator Duane DeKrey comes to his new position as No. 2 person in the N.D. Game and Fish Department with a voting record that didn’t always mesh with conservation. But DeKrey says his ag background will help the department work with private landowners
It’s been a long time since I began my career with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department as a district game warden in January 1996. I’ll say it feels like yesterday and 17 years ago in the same assessment.
Women who want to get outside and learn about new ways to enjoy the outdoors this winter should consider signing up for one of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshops.
The meetings give members of the public an opportunity to discuss fish and wildlife issues and ask questions. They are held each spring and fall. Game and Fish says one of the main topics this spring will be deer management.
Licenses will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis starting Thursday. Only North Dakota residents are eligible to apply. The governor's proclamation allows a maximum of two licenses, and hunters who did not apply in the first drawing also are eligible.
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