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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

May 8, 2018
During the late 1980s, at a time when the state was experiencing a multi-year drought, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department listed about 30,000 registered boats. Today, that number is approaching 70,000. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Think safety first when it comes to water recreation
May 8, 2018 - 11:09am
May 7, 2018
North Dakota mule deer numbers similar to last year, Game and Fish Department says
May 7, 2018 - 10:37am
May 6, 2018
Walleye populations on Lake Sakakawea look great, and the Missouri River reservoir again will be at the top of the list of North Dakota walleye fishing destinations, the Game and Fish Department says. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Banner walleye fishing expected on Sakakawea
May 6, 2018 - 6:24am
Outdoors notebook: Deadline for deer plan comments is May 9, More anglers catching on to catfish.
May 6, 2018 - 6:03am
May 1, 2018
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department uses a system called a “weighted lottery” to distribute deer licenses. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: A refresher course on North Dakota's deer lottery system
May 1, 2018 - 11:26am
April 29, 2018
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: North Dakota Game and Fish Department pays $621,000 in property taxes, May 4 is deadline for Minnesota bear season lottery etc.
April 29, 2018 - 6:00am
April 26, 2018
Prior to 1976 paddlefish harvest was not allowed in North Dakota. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: A look at the history of paddlefish snagging — and regulations — in North Dakota
April 26, 2018 - 9:13am
April 22, 2018
North Dakota's paddlefish snagging season opens Tuesday, May 1. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Outdoors notebook: Light goose hunters should monitor travel conditions, North Dakota paddlefish season opens May 1 etc.
April 22, 2018 - 6:00am
April 18, 2018
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
April 18, 2018 - 9:12am
April 17, 2018
A bald eagle sits in a tree near the road to Maclean Bottoms along Lake Oahe in North Dakota on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Bald eagle recovery is an amazing story both in North Dakota and nationally
April 17, 2018 - 10:01am
April 15, 2018
Bighorn sheep in North Dakota continue to suffer from the effects of a 2014 pneumonia outbreak, the Game and Fish Department said in reporting results from its 2017 sheep survey. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Outdoors Notebook: North Dakota bighorn sheep numbers decline, DNR begins public deer plan meetings etc.
April 15, 2018 - 6:06am
Brad Dokken: Deer issues dominate Game and Fish meeting
April 15, 2018 - 6:01am
April 10, 2018
A pair of whooping cranes near Linton, North Dakota, on Thursday, March 29, 2018. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Agencies ask public's help in reporting whooping crane sightings
April 10, 2018 - 11:29am
April 8, 2018
The Forest River flows through the Forest River Biology Station and Wildlife Management Area in Grand Forks County, which will be opened to expanded archery hunting opportunities this fall under a partnership between UND and the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. (Photo/ Kathryn Yurkonis, UND)
Partners expand bowhunting access on Forest River site
April 8, 2018 - 6:00am
April 6, 2018
Outdoors Notebook: North Dakota Game and Fish accepting online gratis deer license applications, DNR maintains four-walleye limit on Upper Red Lake etc.
April 6, 2018 - 3:32pm