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Doug Leier

January 4, 2017
According to Game and Fish statistics, North Dakota sold an all-time high of nearly 223,000 resident and nonresident fishing licenses in 2015-16, the fourth consecutive year of record license sales. (N.D. Game and Fish Department)
Looking back at the outdoors in 2016
January 4, 2017 - 9:29am
December 30, 2016
North Dakota's 2017 deer gun season is scheduled to open Nov. 10. (Photo/ N.D. Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: North Dakota sets dates for 2017 hunting openers
December 30, 2016 - 4:58pm
December 23, 2016
Darkhouse spearfishing has been around for more than 15 years now in North Dakota. (Photo/North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Spearfishing gains popularity in N.D.
December 23, 2016 - 10:15am
December 9, 2016
The great egret's recovery is one of the Migratory Bird Treat Act's great success stories. (Photo/North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Bird treaty marks 100 years
December 9, 2016 - 4:19pm
The great egret's recovery is one of the Migratory Bird Treat Act's great success stories. (Photo/North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Bird treaty marks 100 years
December 9, 2016 - 4:19pm
December 2, 2016
Filling a deer tag, shooting a limit of ducks or catching a 5-pound walleye are not the only factors that define quality or success.  (Photo/N.D. Game and Fish Department)
Managers strive to provide success
December 2, 2016 - 12:02pm
November 17, 2016
The end of North Dakota's deer gun season is a new beginning, as most of the state’s major national wildlife refuges open to upland game hunting once the deer gun season is closed. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Refuges offer upland hunting
November 17, 2016 - 5:49pm
November 11, 2016
The odds of any one hunter encountering a feral pig in North Dakota are extremely low, but it can happen. (N.D. Game and Fish Department)
Shooting feral pigs is illegal
November 11, 2016 - 12:20pm
November 4, 2016
North Dakoa hunters with further deer season-related questions are encouraged to call the Game and Fish Department at (701) 328-6300 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. (N.D. Game and Fish Department)
More deer season questions answered
November 4, 2016 - 2:11pm
North Dakoa hunters with further deer season-related questions are encouraged to call the Game and Fish Department at (701) 328-6300 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. (N.D. Game and Fish Department)
More deer season questions answered
November 4, 2016 - 2:11pm
October 28, 2016
Game and Fish answers deer questions
October 28, 2016 - 12:41pm
October 23, 2016
The annual spring bighorn sheep survey revealed about 300 bighorn sheep in western North Dakota. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
N.D. bighorn sheep season reflects comeback
October 23, 2016 - 12:30pm
October 17, 2016
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Private Land Initiative is designed to work with private landowners on managing wildlife and wildlife habitat. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
PLI includes several programs
October 17, 2016 - 10:44pm
October 9, 2016
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's Private Land Open to Sportsmen program, best known as PLOTS, got its start nearly 20 years ago. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
PLOTS popular among hunters, landowners
October 9, 2016 - 9:30am
September 25, 2016
No hunter should want to get caught up in a situation where they’re accused of trespassing. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Hunters always should avoid trespassing
September 25, 2016 - 6:30am
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