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September 16, 2018
North Dakota's spring duck brood index was up 37 percent from last year, and the fall flight is expected to be up 12 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported. Duck season opens Saturday, Sept. 22, in Minnesota and in North Dakota for resident hunters. Nonresident hunters can hunt waterfowl in North Dakota beginning Saturday, Sept. 29. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Waterfowl preview: Duck numbers look good despite dry conditions
September 16, 2018 - 6:15am
September 6, 2018
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)
North Dakota pheasant numbers similar to last year; Huns up slightly and sharptails decline
September 6, 2018 - 5:11pm
August 19, 2018
Brad Dokken
Column: Walleye bust rumor turns out to be overstated
August 19, 2018 - 3:20pm
August 17, 2018
North Dakota's 2018 pronghorn season lottery has been held, and individual results are available on the state's Game and Fish website. Courtesy photo / North Dakota Game and Fish Department
One-tenth of pronghorn applications approved for North Dakota hunting licenses
August 17, 2018 - 2:27pm
August 6, 2018
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s annual spring breeding duck survey conducted in May 2018 showed an index of 3.4 million birds, down 5 percent from last year. Numbers recovered in the summer, with a July survey showing the index up 37 percent from 2017. Courtesy photo / N.D. Game and Fish Department
North Dakota's duck production up from last year, mid-July survey shows
August 6, 2018 - 2:43pm
North Dakota pronghorn, remaining deer tag applications due Aug. 8
August 6, 2018 - 10:51am
July 7, 2018
The new TickTracker app provides information about where ticks have been spotted as well as tips for how to safely remove one. Submitted photo
New app helps fight ticks
July 7, 2018 - 2:35pm
July 1, 2018
A European cousin to the walleye, zander have similar markings but are now are considered an exotic species in North America. Spiritwood Lake near Jamestown, N.D., has the only known population of zander, a remnant population from a one-time stocking in 1989. Courtesy photo / Kyle Heim
Commentary: Zander column prompts reader questions
July 1, 2018 - 8:10am
June 24, 2018
Kyle Heim of Bismarck caught this 27-inch, 7-pound zander June 6 on Spiritwood Lake northeast of Jamestown, N.D. Stocked one time in 1989, zander, a European cousin to the walleye, occasionally are caught in Spiritwood, but it's pretty rare. Courtesy of Kyle Heim
Bismarck man catches rare ND zander on Spiritwood
June 24, 2018 - 6:26am
June 4, 2018
Wednesday, June 6, is the deadline to apply for a North Dakota deer gun season tag, the Game and Fish Department said in a reminder to hunters. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Application deadline for North Dakota's 2018 deer gun season is June 6
June 4, 2018 - 4:38pm
May 27, 2018
Neal Leier of Bismarck caught this record-breaking walleye on Friday, May 18, 2018. It weighed 15 pounds, 13 ounces. Submitted photo
Commentary: Record walleye leads to story of 1952 lunker
May 27, 2018 - 6:01am
May 15, 2018
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is offering 55,150 deer gun licenses this fall, an increase of 650 from last year. File photo / N.D. Game and Fish Department
North Dakota deer season set, with slight increase in available tags
May 15, 2018 - 11:07am
May 5, 2018
Scott Gangl
Banner walleye fishing expected on Sakakawea
May 5, 2018 - 7:59pm
April 18, 2018
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
April 18, 2018 - 9:12am
April 15, 2018
Brad Dokken
Deer issues dominate Game and Fish meeting
April 15, 2018 - 7:15am
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