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have you seen?

This week’s North Dakota Game and Fish Department webcast, Outdoors Online, is now online at http://gf.nd.gov. NDGF wildlife division assistant chief Casey Anderson talks about the 2015 spring turkey season. Click here to Watch! Learn more about turkey hunting in North Dakota here or here http://gf.nd.gov/hunting/smallupland/turkey _________________ Doug Leier

2015 NASP State Tournment

North Dakota’s National Archery in the Schools Program state tournament is moving to a new venue to accommodate a growing number of participants. NASP state coordinator Jeff Long said he expects more than 500 students to participate in this year’s state tournament, scheduled for March 21-22 at the All Seasons Arena in Minot. “This event […]

2015 spring turkey applications

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is offering 5,815 wild turkey licenses for the spring hunting season, 65 fewer than last year. Two of the 22 hunting units have slightly more spring licenses than in 2014, two have fewer and 17 remain the same. Unit 21 (most of Hettinger and Adams counties) is again […]

have you seen?

This week’s North Dakota Game and Fish Department webcast, Outdoors Online, is now online at http://gf.nd.gov. NDGF migratory game bird management supervisor Mike Johnson talks about the winter waterfowl survey. Click here to Watch! More information on waterfowl in North Dakota is available here http://gf.nd.gov/hunting/waterfowl and _________________ Doug Leier

January North Dakota Outdoors

The January issue of North Dakota Outdoors magazine is out and has a review of the 2014 year in outdoors. Game and Fish Deputy Director Scott Peterson walks through the highs and lows and a look at some of the 2015 issues and opportunities as well. Plus a look at North Dakota watchable wildlife photo […]

coyote catalog

The Coyote Catalog, a statewide effort connecting coyote hunters and trappers with landowners who want fewer coyotes in their areas, has been reopened by the North Dakota Department of Agriculture and the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. “I encourage landowners, especially farmers and ranchers who have problems with coyote depredation, to sign up for […]

non-resident any deer bow licenses

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will have 202 any-deer bow licenses available to nonresidents in 2015. The deadline for applying is March 1. A lottery will be held if more applications are received than licenses available. Any remaining licenses after March 1 will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants can apply […]

have you seen?

This week’s North Dakota Game and Fish Department webcast, Outdoors Online, is now online at http://gf.nd.gov. NDGF big game biologist Jason Smith talks about an ongoing moose study. Click here to Watch! To learn more about moose in North Dakota click here http://gf.nd.gov/hunting/big-game/moose _________________ Doug Leier

watchable wildlife checkoff

North Dakota citizens with an interest in supporting wildlife conservation programs are reminded to look for the Watchable Wildlife checkoff on the state tax form. The state income tax form gives wildlife enthusiasts an opportunity to support nongame wildlife like songbirds and birds of prey, while at the same time contributing to programs that help […]