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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

April 18, 2018
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
April 18, 2018 - 9:12am
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
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
December 20, 2017
Mountain lions such as the cat in this undated photo have been legally hunted in North Dakota since 2005, when the Game and Fish Department offered its first season. N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Hunter takes mountain lion in eastern ND
December 20, 2017 - 5:44pm
December 8, 2017
The clearest trail camera image of the mountain lion on the west side of Six-Mile Bay of Devils Lake was taken as the cat crossed a trail, its head and ears erect as if keeping tabs on its surroundings.
Mountain lion spotted in Devils Lake, N.D. leaves trail of rumors
December 8, 2017 - 8:45pm
November 28, 2017
A bull moose.  The population is exploding in North Dakota.  Submitted photo
Moose population growing rapidly in 'wide region' of ND
November 28, 2017 - 5:27pm
November 22, 2017
A male wild turkey struts his stuff in this undated photo from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Wild about turkeys: Hunters thankful for challenges
November 22, 2017 - 1:19pm
November 19, 2017
Cal Helgeson and daughter Alivia, 12 (left) and son Hayden, 14 (right) of Grand Forks share a moment in the field after a successful October snow goose hunt in Saskatchewan. (Photo courtesy of Cal Helgeson)
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
November 9, 2017
Tommy Sullivan pulls his bow up to his stand on a recent afternoon at his Thompson, N.D., farm. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
N.D. hunters taking up archery hunting as deer gun tags become more difficult to draw
November 9, 2017 - 7:27pm
October 11, 2017
Elk occasionally wander into Grand Forks County from the Pembina Hills or other, more traditional elk country. This isn’t the animal, but a young bull elk was hit by a vehicle Saturday night on U.S. Highway 2 near Grand Forks, and a game warden put the injured animal down Sunday morning in a cornfield on the north side of the highway.
Motorist hits bull elk during late-night highway collision near Grand Forks
October 11, 2017 - 3:35pm
August 16, 2017
Standing Rock Game, Fish and Wildlife Department Director Jeff Kelly (left) shakes hands with North Dakota Game and Fish Department Director Terry Steinwand on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Fort Yates, N.D., after signing a memorandum of understanding for an elk hunting season within the Standing Rock Reservation. Behind them are Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II and Gov. Doug Burgum. Submitted photo
ND, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe agree to elk season on reservation
August 16, 2017 - 3:54pm
July 27, 2017
The bellies of at least two of the catfish left on shore to rot near the Eagle Point boat landing on the Red Lake River in East Grand Forks appear to have been slit. A park worker found and photographed the rotting fish Wednesday. Catherine Johnson, Red River State Recreation Area / Special to Forum News Service
Incidents of catfish left to rot continue in Grand Forks area
July 27, 2017 - 5:51pm
July 16, 2017
A North Dakota Game and Fish Department employee removes vegetation and drains water after working on the James River near Jamestown, N.D. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Q & A: Aquatic nuisance species remain relatively scarce in N.D. waters
July 16, 2017 - 9:48am
June 29, 2017
Adult zebra mussels, such as this specimen attached to a dock removed from the Red River last December in Wahpeton, N.D., remain in relatively low abundance along the river, the Game and Fish Department says. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
ND continues sampling for larval zebra mussels in Red River
June 29, 2017 - 12:07pm
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