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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

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 29, 2016
An animal-rights group was able to stop a WaKeeney coyote-calling contest, saying entry fees and prize money constitute gambling under Kansas law. (Michael Pearce/Wichita Eagle/TNS)
Sampling coyote populations is an inexact science
November 29, 2016 - 11:16am
Coyotes were relatively uncommon in North Dakota until the late 1980s, when the Conservation Reserve Program provided the perfect habitat for the species to thrive. They continue to do well, despite the loss of CRP land, because of their ability to adapt to their surroundings, biologists say. Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department
Coyotes are 'here to stay' in North Dakota
November 29, 2016 - 11:05am
November 25, 2016
TALKIN' with DOKKEN
November 25, 2016 - 2:35pm
Eagles are especially susceptible to being hit by vehicles this time of year, and motorists should use caution if approaching one of the birds along a roadway, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Outdoors notebook: Minnesota snowmobile trails open Dec. 1, Give eagles a 'brake' etc.
November 25, 2016 - 2:32pm
November 23, 2016
Game and Fish Department Director Terry Steinwand speaks at a Game and Fish Advisory Board meeting in this undated photo. The meetings, held twice a year in each of the state's eight Advisory Board districts, give  hunters, anglers and landowners a chance to meet with their district advisors and agency personnel in person, in locations that are typically closer than driving to Bismarck or one of the Game and Fish district offices. Photo/North Dakota Game and Fish Department.
Doug Leier/North Dakota Outdoors: State Game and Fish Department sets fall advisory board meetings
November 23, 2016 - 11:29am
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
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Nov. 10 retrieved the three acoustic receivers it set this past summer in the Red River to monitor the movements of fish fitted with hydroacoustic tags. The tags emit a signal the receivers log, providing info on the fishes' whereabouts when downloaded. (Minnesota DNR photo)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK
November 17, 2016 - 5:48pm
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
Bighorn sheep stand on a western North Dakota hillside in 2006. The state's bighorn sheep population stands at about 300, and a hunter recently shot a ram that will be the new state record once the mandatory 60-day drying period is complete. The ram green-scored 175 7/8 inches. (Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Record bighorn shot in North Dakota
November 11, 2016 - 12:18pm
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
November 3, 2016
Nearly 500,000 hunters are expected to be in the field for Minnesota's firearms deer season opener. Season opens at noon Friday in North Dakota and a half-hour before sunrise Saturday in Minnesota. (Photo Credit: Minnesota DNR)
Almost here: Deer season details for hunters in North Dakota and Minnesota
November 3, 2016 - 12:45pm