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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 27, 2018
 The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department is reporting a 47 percent increase from last year in its annual pheasant brood survey, which was released on Monday. Forum News Service file photo
South Dakota's pheasant count jumps 47 percent from 2017
August 27, 2018 - 4:47pm
After drought in '17, South Dakota worries about heavy rains this year as pheasant count begins
July 27, 2018 - 5:45pm
February 18, 2018
Dave Nilsen, of Dakota Hunting Retriever Club in Sioux Falls, feeds his dog, Axl, during the 2018 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic on Saturday in Sioux Falls. (Luke Hagen / Republic)
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
February 18, 2018 - 5:47pm
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
February 3, 2018
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February 3, 2018 - 8:30am
December 21, 2017
Late-season pheasants
December 21, 2017 - 6:55am
October 1, 2017
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)
Pheasant numbers are down in North Dakota; neighboring states face same scenario
October 1, 2017 - 6:13am
September 11, 2017
North Dakota's roadside pheasant counts are down 61 percent from 2016, the Game and Fish Department says. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, N.D. Game and Fish Department)
North Dakota pheasant count declines 61 percent, survey shows
September 11, 2017 - 5:16pm
August 25, 2017
Ringneck pheasant in South Dakota. Forum News Service file photo.
SD pheasant survey shows 45 percent drop in population from '16
August 25, 2017 - 11:10am
October 8, 2011
North Dakota pheasant hunting season opens
October 8, 2011 - 9:42am
September 23, 2011
Youth pheasant weekend Oct. 1-2
September 23, 2011 - 8:01am
September 13, 2011
Pheasant outlook bleak in N.D.
September 13, 2011 - 7:42am
July 2, 2011
Fewer pheasants killed in 2010
July 2, 2011 - 7:29am
Craig Birhle/North Dakota Game and Fish Department 
A brood of pheasants searches for food along a North Dakota road. After three tough winters, surveys are showing decreased pheasant numbers across the state.
Rough winters hitting pheasants hard
July 2, 2011 - 6:56am