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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

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
November 30, 2017
Dan Grove, ND Game and Fish Department wildlife veterinarian
Possible distemper cases in raccoons a reminder to vaccinate pets
November 30, 2017 - 8:24am
November 28, 2017
A bull moose.  The population is exploding in North Dakota.  Submitted photo
Moose population growing rapidly in 'wide region' of ND
November 28, 2017 - 5:27pm
November 22, 2017
A male wild turkey struts his stuff in this undated photo from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Wild about turkeys: Hunters thankful for challenges
November 22, 2017 - 1:19pm
November 19, 2017
Cal Helgeson and daughter Alivia, 12 (left) and son Hayden, 14 (right) of Grand Forks share a moment in the field after a successful October snow goose hunt in Saskatchewan. (Photo courtesy of Cal Helgeson)
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
November 9, 2017
Tommy Sullivan pulls his bow up to his stand on a recent afternoon at his Thompson, N.D., farm. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
N.D. hunters taking up archery hunting as deer gun tags become more difficult to draw
November 9, 2017 - 7:27pm
November 5, 2017
North Dakota’s regular deer gun season opens at noon Friday Nov. 10. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Season has potential for North Dakota deer tag holders
November 5, 2017 - 7:38pm
October 13, 2017
Motorist kills bear in Grand Forks County
October 13, 2017 - 5:47pm