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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
July 1, 2018
The 2018-19 Federal Duck Stamp featuring this pair of mallards in flight by winning artist Bob Hautman of Delano, Minn., went on sale Friday, June 29. (Photo/ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK
July 1, 2018 - 8:02am
June 25, 2018
Pheasant crowing counts are down 30 percent from last year, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department said Monday in reporting the results from its spring pheasant crowing count survey. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
North Daktoa's spring pheasant count down from last year
June 25, 2018 - 10:24am
February 18, 2018
Dave Nilsen, of Dakota Hunting Retriever Club in Sioux Falls, feeds his dog, Axl, during the 2018 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic on Saturday in Sioux Falls. (Luke Hagen / Republic)
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
February 18, 2018 - 5:47pm
 Despite persistent cold, deer should be coming through the winter in decent shape with the general lack of snow in most parts of the region, wildlife managers say. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
MIDWINTER WILDLIFE UPDATE: So far, so good: Snow hasn't been a hindrance for wildlife this winter, but cold could be a concern if it persists, and fish could feel impact of dry conditions
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
February 3, 2018
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How the region's farmers and researchers are working to save bees
February 3, 2018 - 8:30am
October 29, 2017
Emma Gullicks was among the successful youth hunters Oct. 22 during the  Finley Wildlife Club's Youth Pheasant Hunt. Gullicks and her dog, Runa, enjoyed their day in the field.
Finley Wildlife Club hosts youth pheasant day
October 29, 2017 - 6:56am
October 4, 2017
In 1996, North Dakota hunters shot 311,000 pheasants. In fall 1997, only 136,000 roosters were taken. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ Doug Leier: Pheasant numbers reflect difficult conditions
October 4, 2017 - 9:26am
October 1, 2017
North Dakota's summer roadside pheasant counts were down 61 percent statewide from last year, the Game and Fish Department said. North Dakota's pheasant season opens Saturday, Oct. 7. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
A tougher go for pheasant hunters
October 1, 2017 - 7:42am
September 24, 2017
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.
September 24, 2017 - 7:52am
September 17, 2017
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 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
August 25, 2017
Ringneck pheasant in South Dakota. Forum News Service file photo.
SD pheasant survey shows 45 percent drop in population from '16
August 25, 2017 - 11:10am
April 3, 2017
The rooster pheasant Grand Forks homeowner Tim Pasley named Paul in honor of a pheasant hunting buddy struts his stuff Saturday afternoon, April 1. (Photo/ Greg Mattson, special to the Herald)
Paul the pheasant livens up Grand Forks neighborhood
April 3, 2017 - 3:41pm
March 15, 2017
North Dakota's pheasant season can open no later than Oct. 12 under legislation Gov. Doug Burgum signed Tuesday. That means pheasant season this year will open Oct. 7 instead of Oct. 14 as the Game and Fish Department originally recommended. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, N.D. Game and Fish Department)
New law moves North Dakota pheasant opener to Oct. 7
March 15, 2017 - 5:17pm