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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
August 21, 2018
The number of mallards and most other ducks across North America are down this year from 2017 but remain above long-term averages. Forum News Service file photo
North American duck numbers down, but above average
August 21, 2018 - 6:01pm
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
October 15, 2017
Hardware store-grade pair of mallard decoys manufactured at the Walter Evans Decoy Factory in Wisconsin. (Andy Schoneich collection)
Book brings decoy history to life
October 15, 2017 - 9:54am
September 24, 2017
Always in Season: Teal take off ahead of hunters
September 24, 2017 - 3:48pm
September 17, 2017
Waterfowl hunters will encounter drier conditions in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota when the rgular duck and goose seasons open Saturday, Sept. 23. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Dry conditions greet waterfowl hunters across Minn., ND
September 17, 2017 - 5:49pm
July 9, 2017
 Joel Huener of Middle River, Minn., shows off this detailed  brown trout carving that replicates the largest brown trout he's caught on a fly. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Decoy carver gives wood a lifelike touch
July 9, 2017 - 12:19pm
April 2, 2017
Nick Conrad, who spent two years as an undergraduate student working on duck nest camera research in central North Dakota, is graduating this spring with a bachelor's degree in fisheries and wildlife biology. Conrad's experience helped land him a summer job working on a Ducks Unlimited resarch project in the Oil Patch of western North Dakota. (UND Biology Department photo)play button
Wildlife undergrads learn by doing
April 2, 2017 - 1:52pm
October 6, 2016
Bismarck man drowns while hunting waterfowl
October 6, 2016 - 5:57am
October 2, 2015
Waterfowl hunters reminded of ANS
October 2, 2015 - 7:42am
September 28, 2015
DNR launches voluntary duck influenza program
September 28, 2015 - 7:14am
February 13, 2013
Game and Fish offers license online for light goose hunters
February 13, 2013 - 4:20pm
August 28, 2012
2012 waterfowl regulations set in ND
August 28, 2012 - 3:41pm
February 6, 2012
ND midwinter waterfowl survey shows record number of ducks and geese
February 6, 2012 - 9:00am
February 4, 2012
Survey shows record waterfowl
February 4, 2012 - 7:55am