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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
Loren Abel
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Wanted: New members for East Grand Forks Minnesota Deer Hunters Association chapter
September 17, 2017 - 7:55am
September 10, 2017
North Dakota hunters likely will encounter a few less sharptails this year because of drought conditions during the spring breeding season. North Dakota's grouse season opened Saturday, Sept. 9. (Photo/  Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
N.D. sharptail, partridge numbers decline
September 10, 2017 - 10:04am
A  ruffed grouse surveys its surroundings May 1, 2017, near Norris Camp, headquarters of Red Lake Wildlife Management Area in northwest Minnesota. Minnesota's grouse season opens Saturday, Sept. 16, and North Dakota's season opened Saturday, Sept. 9. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Numbers point to favorable ruffed grouse season
September 10, 2017 - 8:04am
Shattered pieces and a split, twisted barrel were all that remained after Hunter Dosch of Devils Lake accidentally put too many powder cartridges in his muzzleloader. The 18-year-old had 10 stitches in his right trigger finger along with cuts on his arms and a gash in one knee. (Submitted photo)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Muzzleloader mishap could have been much worse
September 10, 2017 - 7:04am
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
June 2, 2017
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: Dayton signs outdoors legislation
June 2, 2017 - 2:54pm
April 28, 2017
Mule deer numbers are up in the Badlands of western North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department reports, based on results from the department's annual spring mule deer survey. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: ND mule deer numbers rise
April 28, 2017 - 3:25pm
January 13, 2017
Dates open for hunter safety classes
January 13, 2017 - 7:45am
The outdoors from A to Z
January 13, 2017 - 7:15am
January 12, 2017
In the field
January 12, 2017 - 11:45pm
December 25, 2016
Statewide trapping would open in late November 2017 and continue through mid-March 2018
December 25, 2016 - 6:30am
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
November 13, 2016
John "Buttercup" Humeniuk of Baudette, Minn., enjoys a few laughs with Katie Laffin (from left), Linda Hansen and Charlotte Demary on Thursday afternoon. Laffin and Demary are from Baudette, and Hansen is from Carp, Minn. (Brad Dokken photo)play button
Northwoods deer camp hosts senior women for annual afternoon venison feast
November 13, 2016 - 8:00am
November 10, 2016
Phil Bakken of Tower, Minn., a member of the Take 'Em Club of duck hunters, shoots at a duck during a morning of hunting Oct. 4, 2016 on Lake of the Woods near Morson, Ontario. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Outdoor Report: Devils Lake waterfowl continue to provide good opportunities for hunters who do their homework
November 10, 2016 - 2:37pm