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Fall Fish Survey Completed

North Dakota Game and Fish Department fisheries biologists have completed fall reproduction surveys and the future looks promising, especially compared to a year ago when many waters were struggling.   Scott Gangl, fisheries management section leader, said many lakes already had low water levels going into last winter, and then a heavy snowpack resulted in […]

USFWS Seeks Public Comment

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is soliciting public comments for a proposed amendment that would allow hunting and fishing on what are commonly called “easement refuges” in North Dakota. These easement refuges, officially called limited-interest national wildlife refuges, were acquired from willing landowners primarily in the 1930s to create resting and feeding areas for […]

October North Dakota Outdoors magazine

The October edition of North Dakota Outdoors is now available online at https://gf.nd.gov/magazine/2019/oct. Features this month include: – Investigating Wildlife in the Badlands (https://gf.nd.gov/magazine/2019/oct/badlands-studies) – Outdoors On-Air Milestone (https://gf.nd.gov/magazine/2019/oct/outdoors-milestone) – Curbing Vandalism to Signs (https://gf.nd.gov/magazine/2019/oct/signs)

Order 2020 OUTDOORS Calendar

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is taking orders for its North Dakota OUTDOORS calendar, the source for all hunting season and application dates for 2020. Along with outstanding color photographs of North Dakota wildlife and scenery, it also includes sunrise-sunset times and moon phases.   To order online, visit buy and apply at the Game […]