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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

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.
11 hours 52 min ago
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
August 31, 2017
Hunters exempt from firearms restrictions on Little Missouri National Grasslands
August 31, 2017 - 9:50am
August 30, 2017
More than 12 million walleye fingerlings were stocked in more than 130 waters across North Dakota this year, besting the previous high by more than 1 million fish. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Stocking helps meet increase in North Dakota fishing waters
August 30, 2017 - 10:41am
August 20, 2017
The Department of Natural Resources' exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair draws about 500,000 visitors annually. The fair begins Aug. 24 and continues through Sept. 4. (Photo/ Deborah Rose, Minnesota DNR)
OUTDOORS ROUNDUP: Continental duck numbers hold steady
August 20, 2017 - 11:15am
August 16, 2017
Last year, North Dakota's combined August and September early Canada goose harvest was more than 36,000 resident geese, which was somewhat lower than recent peak years when hunters at times bagged more than 50,000 birds. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: 'August Canada goose management take' ushers in new late summer tradition
August 16, 2017 - 9:32am
August 15, 2017
Standing Rock Game, Fish and Wildlife Department Director Jeff Kelly (left) shakes hands with North Dakota Game and Fish Department Director Terry Steinwand on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Fort Yates, N.D., after signing a memorandum of understanding for an elk hunting season within the Standing Rock Reservation. Behind them are Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II and Gov. Doug Burgum.
State, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe collaborate on elk season
August 15, 2017 - 6:42pm
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
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