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December 28, 2018
Kelly Hepler is the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department secretary. Handout photo
Game, Fish and Parks official says deer hunting legislation, CWD are 2019's big issues
December 28, 2018 - 4:54pm
December 26, 2018
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department conservation officer Andy Petersen holds an adult bald eagle that was found alive and shot over the weekend near Plankinton, S.D. (Courtesy photo)
Poachers shoot bald, golden eagles in SD
December 26, 2018 - 4:18pm
The state's daily ice-fishing limit is a limit of fish taken from midnight to midnight. Photo courtesy NDGF
Doug Leier: Guidelines to North Dakota ice fishing
December 26, 2018 - 3:53pm
December 23, 2018
Brad Dokken
Dokken: Panoptix the new wave in fishing technology
December 23, 2018 - 7:56am
Brandon Greene of Grand Forks holds up one of the custom ice rods he made for a customer. Owner of Hooked Custom Rods, Greene makes the rods in a shop in his Grand Forks home and is so busy he seldom finds time to fish in the winter. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
‘From his hand to yours,’ custom rod builder lands a keeper
December 23, 2018 - 7:05am
December 21, 2018
Chip Jacobs sails his ice boat across Superior Bay recently. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Ice boating can be a blast if conditions are ripe
December 21, 2018 - 1:57pm
A mule deer buck is seen in this file phot. Ty Stockton / North Dakota Game and Fish Department
Game and Fish confirms 3 new CWD cases in North Dakota
December 21, 2018 - 12:21pm
Guide Tony Roach with a nice early-ice walleye on Mille Lacs Lake. Steve Hoffman / Forum News Service
Right now is prime-time for Mille Lacs walleyes
December 21, 2018 - 11:15am
December 20, 2018
The deer-gun survey has been ongoing since 1975, and is one of the longest running consistent surveys in the nation. Photo courtesy NDGF
Doug Leier: Surveys play vital role in outdoors management
December 20, 2018 - 8:28pm
December 17, 2018
A helicopter flies low so this bull moose can be darted with a tranquilizer in January 2013 in northeast Minnesota. Moose numbers in northern Minnesota have declined, and researchers attribute at least some of the decline to climate change. Courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
‘It’s never been so extreme’: Climate change has varying effect on wildlife, plant species
December 17, 2018 - 5:42pm
December 16, 2018
A frozen river and ideal ice conditions provided the opportunity for both ice fishing and shinny hockey last weekend in northern Minnesota. Brad Dokken, Forum News Service
Dokken: Ambitious weekend serves up great memories
December 16, 2018 - 11:53am
December 13, 2018
A wolf stalks a fish in Voyageurs National Park. On Thursday, Dec. 13, researchers released the first-ever video of wolves eating fish, and said GPS data shows one pack spent about half their time during several weeks in April and May “hunting" around creeks, namely for spawning suckers and northern pike. Still frame from Voyageurs National Park video
Voyageurs Park wolves are fishing
December 13, 2018 - 7:25pm
December 12, 2018
Fisheries biologists have learned that the best option for creating a fishery in a short amount of time is by stocking walleyes. Photo courtesy NDGF
Doug Leier: Run of prairie fisheries continues
December 12, 2018 - 10:35pm
December 8, 2018
Dokken: No surprise, CWD found In northwest North Dakota
December 8, 2018 - 2:33pm
An antenna pokes out of the feathers of a mallard. Courtesy of Cindy Anchor
Studying the mallard migration: Cellphone technology helping to gather new information on ducks
December 8, 2018 - 12:42pm