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August 7, 2018
Doug Leier: New zone structure aims to improve early goose season opportunities for hunters
August 7, 2018 - 4:37pm
July 31, 2018
Anglers of all ages in North Dakota can enjoy fishing just about anywhere in the state in a multitude of ways. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: North Dakota anglers have a variety of options for finding places to fish
July 31, 2018 - 10:55am
July 17, 2018
For the first time since last fall, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the voluntary Conservation Reserve Program. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: As goes habitat, so goes wildlife populations in North Dakota
July 17, 2018 - 9:21am
July 3, 2018
North Dakota’s 2018 spring pheasant population index was down 30 percent from the same time last year because of reduced production last year. Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department
Doug Leier: June weather and habitat conditions have big impact on fall upland game hunting prospects
July 3, 2018 - 10:00am
June 26, 2018
The Red River is a haven for channel catfish and catfish anglers, but several bodies of water across North Dakota offer quality catfishing opportunities. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Don't overlook channel catfish as a great North Dakota fishing opportunity
June 26, 2018 - 10:46am
June 5, 2018
National statistics show failure to wear a personal flotation device is the main reason people lose their lives in water recreation accidents. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Wearing a PFD on the water makes good sense just like wearing a seatbelt on the road
June 5, 2018 - 1:03pm
May 30, 2018
While not as obvious to anglers, technology is improving fisheries research and helping Game and Fish Department biologists develop new fishing waters or enhance existing ones. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Advances in technology enhance management potential for Game and Fish fisheries biologist
May 30, 2018 - 1:39pm
May 27, 2018
Neal Leier of Bismarck caught this new North Dakota state record walleye weighing 15 pounds, 13 ounces May 18 on the Missouri River in Bismarck. (Photo/ Mike Anderson, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Record North Dakota walleye leads to story of 1952 lunker weighing nearly 19 pounds
May 27, 2018 - 6:01am
May 22, 2018
Doug Leier, North Dakota Game and Fish Department
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: Deer license application process moves to online only this year
May 22, 2018 - 10:31am
May 15, 2018
With walleyes growing faster in these new prairie waters, anglers have opportunities to catch good-sized fish a few years after the lake is stocked. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Walleyes grow faster in North Dakota's 'new' nutrient-rich prairie lakes
May 15, 2018 - 10:44am
May 8, 2018
During the late 1980s, at a time when the state was experiencing a multi-year drought, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department listed about 30,000 registered boats. Today, that number is approaching 70,000. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Think safety first when it comes to water recreation
May 8, 2018 - 11:09am
May 1, 2018
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department uses a system called a “weighted lottery” to distribute deer licenses. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: A refresher course on North Dakota's deer lottery system
May 1, 2018 - 11:26am
April 26, 2018
Prior to 1976 paddlefish harvest was not allowed in North Dakota. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: A look at the history of paddlefish snagging — and regulations — in North Dakota
April 26, 2018 - 9:13am
April 17, 2018
A bald eagle sits in a tree near the road to Maclean Bottoms along Lake Oahe in North Dakota on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Bald eagle recovery is an amazing story both in North Dakota and nationally
April 17, 2018 - 10:01am
April 10, 2018
A pair of whooping cranes near Linton, North Dakota, on Thursday, March 29, 2018. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Agencies ask public's help in reporting whooping crane sightings
April 10, 2018 - 11:29am