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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

January 16, 2019
The variables and elements needed to sustain wildlife through a Midwest winter haven’t changed. Food, water, shelter and space are the four components of good habitat. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Feeding is not a good way to help wildlife species get through the winter
January 16, 2019 - 10:22am
January 14, 2019
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will offer 607 any-deer bow licenses to nonresidents in 2019, the department announced Monday, Jan. 14. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
N.D. Game and Fish increases nonresident bow tag allotment
January 14, 2019 - 1:46pm
January 2, 2019
The standardized opening date for North Dakota's deer gun season is the Friday before Veterans Day, which has a range of Nov. 4-10. The North Dakota OUTDOORS calendar includes tentative opening dates for every season, which can aid in the planning process. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Tentative opening dates for 2019 hunting seasons aim to ease planning process
January 2, 2019 - 9:12am
December 30, 2018
A cardinal feeds in a Grand Forks backyard during the December 2016 Christmas Bird Count. The beautiful red birds are among the species that have become more abundant in recent years locally and were tallied during this year's Grand Forks count, as well. (Dave Lambeth/ Special to the Herald)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: GF-EGF Christmas Bird Count results, North Dakota Outdoors calendars available, Hunter education classes
December 30, 2018 - 6:22am
December 26, 2018
The daily limit in North Dakota is a limit of fish taken from midnight to midnight. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: A short review of North Dakota's ice fishing rules and regulations
December 26, 2018 - 9:20am
December 23, 2018
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Congress fails to act on reauthorizing Land and Water Conservation Fund, Minnesota Pine to Prairie Birding Trail launches new website etc.
December 23, 2018 - 8:14am
Terry Steinwand, North Dakota Game and Fish Department director.
N.D. Game and Fish Department honors employees
December 23, 2018 - 7:00am
December 21, 2018
A mule deer buck (not the one pictured) has tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Unit 3A1 of northwest North Dakota. The finding in Divide County marks the first case of CWD outside Unit 3F2 of southwest North Dakota, where two new cases were confirmed in recent testing. (Photo/ Ty Stockton, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
3 deer with Chronic Wasting Disease in North Dakota, including first in northwest ND
December 21, 2018 - 10:29am
December 18, 2018
North Dakota's deer gun survey has been ongoing since 1975, and is one of the longest running consistent surveys in the nation. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Surveys require hunter and angler response to be effective
December 18, 2018 - 9:15am
December 16, 2018
Darkhouse spearing participation and pike harvest set a record last winter in North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department said. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Darkhouse spearing sets record in N.D., Tentative North Dakota hunting openers, DNR proposes tighter rule for submitting bear tooth samples on harvested bears etc.
December 16, 2018 - 7:36am
December 9, 2018
The DNR Enforcement Division’s 18 new conservation officers are (Bottom row, left to right): Garrett Thomas, Anthony Flerlage, Taylor Hochstein, Ashley Whiteoak and Ben Karon. (Middle row, left to right): Blong Lor, Leah Kampa, Andrew Goodman, Tyler Lusignan, Annette Kyllo and Shane Zavodnik. (Top row, left to right): Jacob Swedberg, Tyler Ramaker, Clint Fitzgerald, Nathan Benkofske, Michael Lerchen, Jacqueline Hughes and Anthony Elwell. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New DNR conservation officers go to work, N.D. Coyote Catalog now available etc.
December 9, 2018 - 7:54am
December 7, 2018
A mule deer buck (not the one pictured) has initially tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Unit 3A1 of northwest North Dakota. If confirmed as expected, the finding will mark the first case of CWD outside Unit 3F2 of southwest North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department says. (Photo/ Ty Stockton, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Brad Dokken: Mule deer buck initially tests positive for chronic wasting disease in northwest N.D., Game and Fish Department says
December 7, 2018 - 9:43am
December 4, 2018
About two-thirds of people who spearfish for pike in North Dakota say they do so simply for the opportunity, and not the prospect of taking a trophy fish. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Darkhouse spearing in North Dakota gains popularity since inaugural season
December 4, 2018 - 1:34pm
December 2, 2018
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Minnesota deer harvest declines, North Dakota Game and Fish Department to post lake survey data online etc.
December 2, 2018 - 6:54am
November 27, 2018
Doug Leier, North Dakota Game and Fish Department
Doug Leier: There's no simple answer when it comes to defining quality hunting or fishing
November 27, 2018 - 9:00am
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