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Doug Leier

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
23 hours 58 min ago
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
July 5, 2017
Even though North Dakota's spring duck index is below 3 million for the first time since 1994, it was still 23 percent above the long-term average and is the 24th highest on record. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ Doug Leier: Declining spring duck index remains higher than long-term average
July 5, 2017 - 9:26am
June 28, 2017
Anglers using the latest inventions have not necessarily accelerated the demise of fishing. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Properly releasing fish will improve odds of survival and quality fishing in the future
June 28, 2017 - 9:18am
June 21, 2017
It’s a good idea for operators of anchored or nonmotorized vessels to avoid high-traffic areas if possible. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Following boating regulations helps ensure safety on the water
June 21, 2017 - 10:48am
June 7, 2017
The spread of zebra mussels is a serious threat to all waterways, and anglers want to preserve the health of their favorite fishing spots for the next generation. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Regulations aim to reduce the risk of spreading aquatic nuisance species
June 7, 2017 - 9:36am
May 31, 2017
The Game and Fish Department is allocating 5,500 more deer licenses than last year. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Going online is the easiest way to apply for North Dakota deer gun licenses
May 31, 2017 - 9:56am
The Game and Fish Department is allocating 5,500 more deer licenses than last year. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Going online is the easiest way to apply for North Dakota deer gun licenses
May 31, 2017 - 9:56am
May 24, 2017
Of the 50 or so shorebird species that migrate through North America in the spring, about 36 have ties to North Dakota. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS: DOUG LEIER/ North Dakota's prairie wetlands also benefit shorebird species
May 24, 2017 - 9:12am
May 19, 2017
SB2318 puts in law that Game and Fish through governor’s proclamation no longer can open the pheasant season later than Oct. 12. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Game and Fish Department tracks 28 bills during the 2017 North Dakota legislative session
May 19, 2017 - 9:28am
May 10, 2017
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department assists in times of emergency when called upon. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
North Dakota Outdoors/ Doug Leier: Anniversary of Red River flood rekindles memories of working as a game warden during the disaster
May 10, 2017 - 10:05am
May 3, 2017
The status of North Dakota's bighorn sheep season will be determined Sept. 1, after the Game and Fish Department completes its summer population survey. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
DOUG LEIER/ NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS: Spring survey serves up mixed bag for North Dakota bighorn sheep
May 3, 2017 - 9:50am
April 26, 2017
Doug Leier: New state and federal programs give conservation options to landowners in North Dakota
April 26, 2017 - 9:38am
April 19, 2017
Studies have shown that year-round fishing in North Dakota has not been detrimental to walleye and pike populations. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: In defense of North Dakota's year-round fishing season
April 19, 2017 - 10:45am
April 12, 2017
A lot has changed since the North Dakota Game and Fish Department started selling licenses online in April 2000. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Upgrade to Game and Fish Department's online licensing system simplifies process for hunters and anglers
April 12, 2017 - 12:56pm