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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

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
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
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