Dakota Trails - North Dakota Outdoor Sports

Motorists Warned to Watch for Deer

Motorists are reminded to watch for deer along roadways this time of year because juvenile animals are dispersing from their home ranges. October through early December is the peak period for deer-vehicle accidents. Motorists are advised to slow down and exercise caution after dark to reduce the likelihood of encounters with deer along roadways. Most […]

Wetland Conditions Good for Duck Hunting

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s annual fall wetland survey indicates good but variable wetland conditions for duck hunting throughout the state. Migratory game bird biologist Andy Dinges said the northeast region has the highest number of wetlands holding water, while the south central and southeast have also seen improvement from last year’s fall […]

Have you seen this week’s North Dakota Outdoors Online video?

  Waterfowl Season Preview Have you seen this week’s North Dakota Outdoors Online video? This week North Dakota Game and Fish previews the 2016 waterfowl season in its online webcast with migratory game bird management supervisor Mike Szymanski. You can watch the video right here: or https://gf.nd.gov/ndo-webcast Find out more on waterfowl and other hunting at the Game and Fish Department website hunting […]

Governor Proclaims Sept. 24 Hunting and Fishing Day

Gov. Jack Dalrymple has signed a proclamation establishing Sept. 24 as Hunting and Fishing Day in North Dakota. The proclamation references the state’s hunting and fishing traditions, and how hunters and anglers help generate revenue and support conservation through license fees and direct spending. The Hunting and Fishing Day proclamation is published on the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov. North […]

Youth Pheasant Weekend Oct. 1-2

North Dakota’s two-day youth pheasant season is Oct. 1-2. Legally licensed residents and nonresidents ages 15 and younger may hunt roosters statewide. Resident youth hunters, regardless of age, must possess a fishing, hunting and furbearer certificate and general game and habitat license. Nonresident youth hunters from states that provide a reciprocal licensing agreement for North Dakota […]