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September 11, 2017
North Dakota's roadside pheasant counts are down 61 percent from 2016, the Game and Fish Department says. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, N.D. Game and Fish Department)
North Dakota pheasant count declines 61 percent, survey shows
September 11, 2017 - 9:58am
September 10, 2017
North Dakota hunters likely will encounter a few less sharptails this year because of drought conditions during the spring breeding season. North Dakota's grouse season opened Saturday, Sept. 9. (Photo/  Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
N.D. sharptail, partridge numbers decline
September 10, 2017 - 10:04am
As two boys play in the dirt, Jared Olafson (left) and Chuck Lindner of the Lake of the Woods Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society in Warroad, Minn., speak in August 2016 at the dedication of a trail segment on the Star of the North Trail system in Beltrami Island State Forest. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Star of the North Trail project in Beltrami Island State Forest awaits environmental review
September 10, 2017 - 8:09am
A  ruffed grouse surveys its surroundings May 1, 2017, near Norris Camp, headquarters of Red Lake Wildlife Management Area in northwest Minnesota. Minnesota's grouse season opens Saturday, Sept. 16, and North Dakota's season opened Saturday, Sept. 9. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Numbers point to favorable ruffed grouse season
September 10, 2017 - 8:04am
Shattered pieces and a split, twisted barrel were all that remained after Hunter Dosch of Devils Lake accidentally put too many powder cartridges in his muzzleloader. The 18-year-old had 10 stitches in his right trigger finger along with cuts on his arms and a gash in one knee. (Submitted photo)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Muzzleloader mishap could have been much worse
September 10, 2017 - 7:04am
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Mike Jacobs: Cooper's hawks thrive in city limits
September 10, 2017 - 6:08am
September 7, 2017
OUTDOOR REPORT: Walleyes are moving into fall patterns, DNR predicts strong fall color season
September 7, 2017 - 1:31pm
September 6, 2017
Paddle a Voyageur canoe on the Red Lake River
September 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
North Dakota's 2017 waterfowl season is similar to last year as far as regulations and bag limits. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ Doug Leier: Drought dampens generally good waterfowl season outlook in North Dakota
September 6, 2017 - 10:39am
September 5, 2017
Craig Anderson of Fargo released this 37-inch northern pike on Maple Lake near Mentor, Minn.
Craig Anderson pike
September 5, 2017 - 11:32am
Tysen Landeis, 13, of Larimore, N.D., released this 29-inch northern pike Sept. 3 on Matejcek Dam.
Tysen Landeis northern pike
September 5, 2017 - 11:04am
Matt Wehe of Grand Forks caught this 210-pound halibut (left) and lingcod (right) while on an Alaskan fishing trip. The weight of the lingcod was not available.
Matt Wehe halibut and cod
September 5, 2017 - 10:31am
Brenna Tescher of Warren, Minn., caught and released this 28.5-inch walleye on Lake of the Woods while fishing with Danny Schmidt of Warren. Click on the image to see the complete photo.
Brenna Tescher walleye
September 5, 2017 - 9:45am
September 3, 2017
Fishing guide Toby Kvalevog of Leisure Outdoor Adventures caught this 51½-inch muskie -- his new "personal best" -- Aug. 21 on Leech Lake near the end of a 16-hour day spent slinging lures for the toothy predators. (Photo courtesy of Toby Kvalevog)
Windy day muskie adventure with former UND goalie Toby Kvalevog
September 3, 2017 - 9:29am
Lance Sage, a Northwest Angle fishing guide and social studies teacher in Warroad, Minn., shows off a jumbo perch he caught Aug. 21 on the Ontario side of Lake of the Woods. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Angle trip offers mix of work and fishing
September 3, 2017 - 8:40am