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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

February 17, 2017
 In the last 10 years, North Dakota has averaged about 90,000 Canada geese and 25,000 mallards during the winter survey,  this year’s numbers were well below that. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Winter geese numbers reflect the weather
February 17, 2017 - 4:43pm
Lucas Knowlton, a UND junior biology student, lifts a hefty flathead catfish on the Mississippi River in June 2016 while working as an intern for Xcel Energy. Knowlton recently completed a study looking at North Dakota fishing license sales. (Submitted photo)
Study highlights N.D. fishing license sales
February 17, 2017 - 4:33pm
Fishing this winter on Lake of the Woods has been better than last year's ice fishing season, and DNR officials expect winter creel surveys will confirm that when results are available. (Photo/Brad Dokken)
Outdoors Notebook: Strong winter fishing on Lake of the Woods, Meeting on Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge hunting plan etc.
February 17, 2017 - 4:14pm
February 10, 2017
Several kids' prizes also were awarded Feb. 4 during the Larimore Lions Club Fishing Derby at Larimore Dam Recreation Area. (Submitted photo by Josh Andrews)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK
February 10, 2017 - 1:09pm
While many of us wonder how the pheasants and deer are doing, how often do we give the same consideration to, say, the chickadee? (Photo: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Don't forget about nongame wildlife
February 10, 2017 - 12:53pm
February 5, 2017
Fishing, boating violations at top of Game and Fish citations
February 5, 2017 - 12:48am
January 27, 2017
Man fined for poaching elk in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
January 27, 2017 - 4:51pm
January 5, 2017
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Video: Deer poaching incident could lead to animal cruelty charges
January 5, 2017 - 7:55pm
January 4, 2017
Winters with deep snow and sustained periods of cold can be fatal to pheasants, such as these North Dakota birds that froze to death in January 2008. The impact of this winter's severe start on pheasants and other wildlife remains to be seen, officials say. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Winter's impact on wildlife concerns Game and Fish officials
January 4, 2017 - 11:21am
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
Stillwater, Minn., artist Nicholas Markell's painting of wild turkeys in a pumpkin patch won the DNR's annual turkey stamp contest and will be featured on Minnesota's 2018 wild turkey stamp. (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Board of Animal Health confirms chronic wasting in Minnesota farmed deer herd
December 30, 2016 - 6:36pm
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
An elk moves through a patch of trees in northwest Minnesota in this undated photo. Elk were in the news in 2016 in Minnesota and North Dakota. (Photo/Minnesota DNR)
2016: The outdoors in review
December 30, 2016 - 1:29pm
December 25, 2016
Statewide trapping would open in late November 2017 and continue through mid-March 2018
December 25, 2016 - 6:30am
December 23, 2016
Stephanie Tucker, North Dakota Game and Fish Department furbearer biologist.
N.D. proposes otter season
December 23, 2016 - 12:24pm