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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

August 13, 2017
Mallard numbers in North Dakota were down about 13 percent from last year during the Game and Fish Department's annual mid-July waterfowl production survey. Overall, the department expects an 8 percent decline in North Dakota's fall duck flight. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Outdoors Notebook: North Dakota expects smaller fall duck flight, Game and Fish sets 2017 waterfowl season, Minnesota outlines 2016 hunter trends etc.
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
August 11, 2017
North Dakota Game and Fish licensing system to be down for maintenance Sunday
August 11, 2017 - 4:45pm
August 6, 2017
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Antlerless tags remain for North Dakota deer season, North Dakota early Canada goose season opens Aug. 15 etc.
August 6, 2017 - 8:53am
Todd Caspers, district fisheries biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Devils Lake, measures a walleye caught from a coulee north of Devils Lake in May 2013. Results from the department's annual adult fish population survey on Devils Lake show numbers in line with long-term averages, Caspers said. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Devils Lake fish numbers in line with averages, survey shows
August 6, 2017 - 8:05am
August 2, 2017
North Dakota's first statewide archery season for deer was held in 1954. Game and Fish issued 1,119 licenses for that first season. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: A look at the history of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department
August 2, 2017 - 9:13am
July 30, 2017
Shown in this aerial view, LaSalle Lake is the centerpiece of LaSalle Lake State Recreation Area near Itasca State Park in Hubbard County. A celebration of the 940-acre SRA is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Agu. 12. (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources photo)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Kids' fishing camp on Devils Lake, Youth deer and mentored waterfowl and pheasant hunts, LaSalle Lake SRA celebration set etc.
July 30, 2017 - 10:48am
Kids' Fishing Camp set for Aug. 6-11 on Devils Lake
July 30, 2017 - 8:45am
July 27, 2017
The bellies of at least two of the catfish left on shore to rot near the Eagle Point boat landing on the Red Lake River in East Grand Forks appear to have been slit. A park worker found and photographed the rotting fish Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Catherine Johnson, Red River State Recreation Area)
Incidents of catfish left to rot continue
July 27, 2017 - 5:28pm
July 26, 2017
In the last 10 to 20 years, bluegill fisheries and angling have expanded across North Dakota. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ Doug Leier: Expanding bluegill opportunities offer fun alternative to walleyes across North Dakota
July 26, 2017 - 9:18am
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
July 19, 2017 - 11:44am
July 16, 2017
Curly leaf pondweed is one of the aquatic nuisance species that has been found in a handful of North Dakota waters. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Aquatic nuisance species remain relatively scarce in N.D. waters
July 16, 2017 - 10:04am
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Minnesota ruffed grouse drumming counts rise, North Dakota Game and Fish stocks record number of walleyes etc.
July 16, 2017 - 8:04am
Midsummer increase in aquatic vegetation requires extra diligence
July 16, 2017 - 8:01am
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 29, 2017
Adult zebra mussels, such as this specimen attached to a dock removed from the Red River last December in Wahpeton, N.D., remain in relatively low abundance along the river, the Game and Fish Department says. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Game and Fish continues to sample for larval zebra mussels on Red River
June 29, 2017 - 11:18am