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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

October 16, 2017
Bear hit in Grand Forks County weighed 300 pounds
October 16, 2017 - 5:12pm
October 13, 2017
Motorist kills bear in Grand Forks County
October 13, 2017 - 4:02pm
October 11, 2017
Elk occasionally wander into Grand Forks County from the Pembina Hills or other, more traditional elk country. This isn’t the animal, but a young bull elk was hit by a vehicle Saturday night on U.S. Highway 2 near Grand Forks, and a game warden put the injured animal down Sunday morning in a cornfield on the north side of the highway.
Motorist hits bull elk near Grand Forks airport
October 11, 2017 - 2:44pm
October 8, 2017
Brent Hemly of Plummer, Minn., shared this April 2015 trail camera photo of two bears doing a little dance on his property, which lies on the fringe of Minnesota's bear range. Bears that wander into North Dakota likely come from Minnesota, officials say.
Black bear sightings seem to be increasing in ND, so are they breeding here?
October 8, 2017 - 7:38am
October 5, 2017
A crew from Badger Creek Wildfire in Poplar, Mont., conducts a prescribed burn on the Oakville Prairie in October 2015. Burns on additional prairie parcels are set for later this month, weather permitting. (Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Grand Forks County grasslands set for prescribed burns
October 5, 2017 - 8:23am
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
October 2, 2017
Minnesota DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Survey sheds light on importance of Minnesota wildlife management areas, Motorists should be on the lookout for deer etc.
October 2, 2017 - 4:44pm
September 24, 2017
FEDERAL DUCK STAMP WINNER: An acrylic painting of mallards in flight by artist Bob Hautman of Delano, Minn., is the winner of the 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. The stamp will be made into the 2018-2019 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, best known as the Duck Stamp. The win was Hautman's third in the Federal Duck Stamp Contest.
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR accepts applications for Lake of the Woods input panel, North Dakota youth pheasant weekend set for Sept. 30-Oct. 1 etc.
September 24, 2017 - 7:52am
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 17, 2017
Waterfowl hunters will encounter drier conditions in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota when the rgular duck and goose seasons open Saturday, Sept. 23. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Dry conditions greet waterfowl hunters
September 17, 2017 - 8:01am
A painting of white-winged scoters by Shakopee, Minn., artist Mark Thone will be featured on the 2018 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp, after he won the annual state stamp contest sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources. This was Thone’s first time winning the duck stamp contest. The waterfowl stamp validation, required to hunt ducks and geese in Minnesota, costs $7.50 and buyers can receive the pictorial stamp for another 75 cents. Info: mndnr.gov/stamps.
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: North Dakota pheasant numbers decline, Minnesota study reveals neonicotinoid prevalence in prairie grouse etc.
September 17, 2017 - 7:00am
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 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 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
September 3, 2017
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is allocating five bighorn sheep licenses this year, three fewer than last year. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: North Dakota Game and Fish Department allocates five bighorn sheep tags, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to release roadside survey results etc.
September 3, 2017 - 7:35am