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March 14, 2017
North Dakota has about 420 “managed fisheries,” and there is little argument that fishing in North Dakota is better than ever. Submitted photo / North Dakota Game and Fish Department
N.D. Game and Fish revamps online licensing system
March 14, 2017 - 2:09pm
March 6, 2017
A paw from a gray wolf killed recently near Edinburg, N.D., measured about 5 inches during necropsy tests the Game and Fish Department conducted. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
N.D. Game and Fish confirms federally protected wolf shot in northeast ND
March 6, 2017 - 8:10pm
March 5, 2017
Deer in both North Dakota and northwest Minnesota endured cold and deep snow to start the winter, but conditions improved with the arrival of warmer temperatures in January and February. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Winter may not have been so harsh for wildlife
March 5, 2017 - 2:18pm
There'll be more opportunity for elk hunters in North Dakota this fall. (N.D. Game and Fish Department)
North Dakota proposes more moose and elk licenses
March 5, 2017 - 11:19am
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Video: Deer poaching incident could lead to animal cruelty charges
January 5, 2017 - 7:55pm
January 4, 2017
Winters with deep snow and sustained periods of cold can be fatal to pheasants, such as these North Dakota birds that froze to death in January 2008. The impact of this winter's severe start on pheasants and other wildlife remains to be seen, officials say. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Winter's impact on wildlife concerns ND Game and Fish officials
January 4, 2017 - 7:49am
January 1, 2017
Adam Murkowski was named last January as the new big game program leader for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
2016: The outdoors in review
January 1, 2017 - 11:43am
November 29, 2016
Coyotes were relatively uncommon in North Dakota until the late 1980s, when the Conservation Reserve Program provided the perfect habitat for the species to thrive. They continue to do well, despite the loss of CRP land, because of their ability to adapt to their surroundings, biologists say. Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department
Coyotes are 'here to stay' in North Dakota
November 29, 2016 - 4:43pm
November 13, 2016
Bighorn sheep stand on a western North Dakota hillside in 2006. The state's bighorn sheep population stands at about 300, and a hunter recently shot a ram that will be the new state record once the mandatory 60-day drying period is complete. The ram green-scored 175 7/8 inches. (Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Dokken: Record bighorn shot in N.D.
November 13, 2016 - 1:55pm
November 3, 2016
Nearly 500,000 hunters are expected to be in the field for Minnesota's firearms deer season opener. Season opens at noon Friday in North Dakota and a half-hour before sunrise Saturday in Minnesota. (Photo Credit: Minnesota DNR)
Almost here: Deer season details for hunters in North Dakota and Minnesota
November 3, 2016 - 4:19pm
October 31, 2016
Authorities and ambulances respond to the scene of a possible drowning Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in the Cannonball River next to a Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp near Cannon Ball, N.D. Photo by Mike Nowatzki / Forum News Service
Drowning probe at protest camp comes up empty
October 31, 2016 - 9:34am
October 30, 2016
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Survey reveals mostly positive views on N.D. deer management
October 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
Winter is the primary influence on North Dakota's deer populations, and habitat is the driver in bringing numbers back. North Dakota's deer gun season opens at noon Friday. (Photo: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
More deer hunters in ND fields this year, but demand continues to outpace supply
October 30, 2016 - 9:56am
October 6, 2016
McLean County engineer Brock Storrusten, of Moore Engineering Inc., and Terry Allbee, of the North Dakota Natural Resources Trust, display an engineering design for proposed flood mitigation measures at Painted Woods Wildlife Management Area during a meeting of the North Dakota Natural Areas Acquisition Advisory Committee in March 2016 at the McLean County Courthouse. JESSICA HOLDMAN, Bismarck Tribune
With more than 1 million acres of grassland gone, ND program aims to mitigate losses
October 6, 2016 - 10:58am
October 2, 2016
Deer licenses pose dilemma for North Dakota's young hunters
October 2, 2016 - 8:48am