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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

March 18, 2018
Paddlefish fishing hours and season length will be shortened as part of new regulations outlined in the 2018-2020 North Dakota fishing proclamation, which takes effect April 1 and remains in effect through March 31, 2020. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New North Dakota fishing regulations, Game and Fish clarifies shed antler regulations, Deer feeding ban remains in effect for 16 Minnesota counties etc.
21 hours 44 min ago
Jim Job of Grand Forks shows off a chunky bluegill he caught during a recent outing to a North Dakota lake. North Dakota offers a variety of opportunities for fishing bluegills, Job says. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)                               play button
VIDEO: Bluegills are an often-overlooked species in North Dakota
22 hours 6 min ago
March 14, 2018
All lottery and gratis license applications now have to be submitted online using the Game and Fish website at That's the only option for applying. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Questions—and answers—on Game and Fish Department's move to online-only licensing
March 14, 2018 - 10:23am
March 11, 2018
Ryan Getz holds the 51-inch muskie he caught Feb. 24 on New Johns Lake. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has sent a tissue sample to a lab for genetic testing to determine whether the fish is a  pure or hybrid strain muskie. If the fish is a hybrid muskie, it will be a new state record. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Getz)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: New Johns Lake produces yet another trophy muskie
March 11, 2018 - 6:00am
March 9, 2018
Outdoors Notebook: NDGF offers elk, moose and bighorn applications
March 9, 2018 - 9:30pm
March 4, 2018
Beth Siverhus (center) of Warroad, Minn., receives the Minnesota Chapter of the Wildlife Society Conservation Award for 2017 from Martha Minchak (left) and Gretchen Mehmel (right) of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Siverhus was unable to attend the recent Wildlife Society chapter conference in St. Cloud, Minn., so Minchak and Mehmel presented the award to Siverhus on Feb. 24 at her Warroad residence. (Submitted photo)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: MInnesota Wildlife Society chapter honors Siverhus, DNR ups 10-year sustainable timber harvest, Game and Fish announces sheep, moose and elk harvests etc.
March 4, 2018 - 6:48am
February 23, 2018
In this video grab, Larry Lunski of Ardoch, N.D., uses a hammer to free the antlers of an entangled buck from the head of its dead rival Dec. 2 in Towner County northwest of Devils Lake. Lunski and his wife, Dee, were able to free the buck, which bounded to freedom. (Video/photo courtesy of Dee Lunski)play button
Brad Dokken: Two more crazy antler encounters
February 23, 2018 - 9:02am
February 21, 2018
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Doug Leier: Midwinter waterfowl surveys provide important, big-picture info on ducks and geese
February 21, 2018 - 11:05am
February 18, 2018
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will be collaring about 60 cow elk  in the winter of 2019 in hunting units E2 and E3 of western North Dakota as part of a study planned to learn more about the distribution of elk in that part of the state. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: North Dakota Game and Fish plans elk survey in 2019, Upper Red walleye harvest near record etc.
February 18, 2018 - 6:36am
 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 14, 2018
Doug Leier, North Dakota Game and Fish Department
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: National Archery in the Schools Program continues to grow
February 14, 2018 - 9:18am
February 12, 2018
February 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
Scott Jensen
Outdoors Notebook: Grand Forks man places 23rd in Arrowhead Ultra
February 12, 2018 - 11:37am
February 7, 2018
Doug Leier, North Dakota Game and Fish Department
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: Absence of parasitic brain worm is main factor in western North Dakota moose increase
February 7, 2018 - 9:33am
February 4, 2018
Shooting coach Jim Shulind (center) gives instruction to youth shooter Katie Gabik in April 2016 as Central High School trapshooting coach Nick Krump looks on at the Grand Forks Gun Club. Shulind recently was inducted into the North Dakota Shooting Sports Association Hall of Fame at the group's annual banquet in Grand Forks. (Brad Dokken photo).
Shulind named to shooting sports Hall of Fame
February 4, 2018 - 6:00am