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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

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
April 8, 2018
The Forest River flows through the Forest River Biology Station and Wildlife Management Area, which will be opened to expanded archery hunting opportunities this fall under a partnership between UND and the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. (Photo/ Kathryn Yurkonis, UND)
Partners expand bowhunting access on Forest River site near Inkster
April 8, 2018 - 8:43am
March 26, 2018
A total of 49,407 North Dakota deer hunters shot an estimated 30,100 deer during the 2017 deer gun season for an overall success rate of 61 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported Monday. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
North Dakota deer hunters have 61 percent success during 2017 rifle season, Game and Fish Department says
March 26, 2018 - 10:09pm
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. Courtesy photo / Ryan Getz
New Johns Lake produces yet another trophy muskie
March 11, 2018 - 7:15am
February 18, 2018
Pheasants, a nonnative species  in North Dakota, tend to do better during winters such as this when there's not much snow. But at the same time, the persistent cold reduces their fat reserves, making pheasants more susceptible to winter mortality. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
So far, so good: Snow hasn't been a hindrance for wildlife this winter
February 18, 2018 - 10:32am
January 30, 2018
A whitetail buck (not the one pictured) and a mule deer doe have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in southwest North Dakota, the Game and Fish Department reported Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Two deer in southwest N.D. test positive for chronic wasting disease
January 30, 2018 - 12:10pm
January 14, 2018
Dustin Seamands of Bismarck (left) drew a once-in-a-lifetime tag to shoot this new North Dakota record book ram Nov. 3, the opening day of North Dakota's bighorn sheep season. The ram's horns scored 177 1/8 after the mandatory 60-day drying period and also qualified for the Boone and Crockett Club's record book. The man on the right wasn't identified. (Submitted photo)
Two North Dakota bighorns break previous state record
January 14, 2018 - 6:31am
January 7, 2018
This 114-pound male mountain lion was killed by a car in September 2009 near Bemidji. Genetic tests suggested the cat originated in western North Dakota.  Archive photo / Minnesota DNR
Public's fascination with mountain lions based on fear, curiosity
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
January 6, 2018
Hastings named Wildlife Officer of Year
January 6, 2018 - 7:13am
December 20, 2017
Mountain lions such as the cat in this undated photo have been legally hunted in North Dakota since 2005, when the Game and Fish Department offered its first season. N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Hunter takes mountain lion in eastern ND
December 20, 2017 - 5:44pm
December 17, 2017
New northern pike regulations go into effect March 1 on Minnesota inland waters, but anglers can't begin targeting pike until the general fishing opener Saturday, May 12. Minnesota DNR photo
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
December 17, 2017 - 6:36am
December 10, 2017
The clearest trail camera image of the mountain lion on the west side of Six-Mile Bay of Devils Lake was taken as the cat crossed a trail, its head and ears erect as if keeping tabs on its surroundings.
Mountain lion leaves trail of rumors in Devils Lake
December 10, 2017 - 8:38am
December 8, 2017
The clearest trail camera image of the mountain lion on the west side of Six-Mile Bay of Devils Lake was taken as the cat crossed a trail, its head and ears erect as if keeping tabs on its surroundings.
Mountain lion spotted in Devils Lake, N.D. leaves trail of rumors
December 8, 2017 - 8:45pm
December 3, 2017
Commentary: ND deer hunters vent their frustrations at meeting
December 3, 2017 - 10:18am
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