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November 15, 2017
Party hunting could, in the long run, reduce a person’s chances for obtaining high-demand licenses in North Dakota, such as for whitetail and mule deer bucks. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS: Doug Leier/ Law against party hunting in North Dakota isn't likely to change
November 15, 2017 - 9:49am
November 8, 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. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Hunting safety should be the focus for every season
November 8, 2017 - 9:21am
November 1, 2017
North Dakota’s regular deer gun season opens at noon Friday Nov. 10. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ Doug Leier: North Dakota deer season questions and answers
November 1, 2017 - 10:35am
October 25, 2017
North Dakota’s deer gun survey has been in place since 1975.play button
Doug Leier: Surveys play key role in the data Game and Fish Department staff collect
October 25, 2017 - 10:50am
October 4, 2017
In 1996, North Dakota hunters shot 311,000 pheasants. In fall 1997, only 136,000 roosters were taken. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ Doug Leier: Pheasant numbers reflect difficult conditions
October 4, 2017 - 9:26am
September 20, 2017
Regulations are in place in North Dakota and several other states to reduce the potential spread of big game disease. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Hunters need to be aware of North Dakota's big game import and transport regulations
September 20, 2017 - 12:37pm
September 13, 2017
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ Doug Leier: Hunters and anglers play significant role in conservation and natural resources management
September 13, 2017 - 9:04am
September 6, 2017
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
August 30, 2017
More than 12 million walleye fingerlings were stocked in more than 130 waters across North Dakota this year, besting the previous high by more than 1 million fish. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Stocking helps meet increase in North Dakota fishing waters
August 30, 2017 - 10:41am
August 16, 2017
Last year, North Dakota's combined August and September early Canada goose harvest was more than 36,000 resident geese, which was somewhat lower than recent peak years when hunters at times bagged more than 50,000 birds. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: 'August Canada goose management take' ushers in new late summer tradition
August 16, 2017 - 9:32am
August 9, 2017
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's PLOTS program will have about 737,000 acres available for the fall 2017 hunting season. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Private lands biologist shares info on PLOTS program
August 9, 2017 - 12:01pm
August 2, 2017
North Dakota's first statewide archery season for deer was held in 1954. Game and Fish issued 1,119 licenses for that first season. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: A look at the history of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department
August 2, 2017 - 9:13am
July 26, 2017
In the last 10 to 20 years, bluegill fisheries and angling have expanded across North Dakota. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ Doug Leier: Expanding bluegill opportunities offer fun alternative to walleyes across North Dakota
July 26, 2017 - 9:18am
July 19, 2017
Boaters should be aware of regulations for not only their destination, but for any states they are traveling through while en route. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Know the rules to keep aquatic nuisance species at bay
July 19, 2017 - 11:44am
July 12, 2017
Monarchs need milkweed like human infants need milk. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: 'Without milkweed, there are no more monarchs'
July 12, 2017 - 9:32am
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