Dakota Trails - North Dakota Outdoor Sports

remaining fall turkey tags

The 2014 fall wild turkey lottery has been held and more than 1,000 licenses remain in eight units. Unsuccessful applicants who applied online will have a refund issued directly to their credit card. Beginning Sept. 30, all remaining licenses will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Hunters are allowed a maximum of 15 licenses […]

first come first served deer tags

More than 700 licenses for antlerless deer are still available after the North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently completed its second lottery drawing. Individual results are available online at the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov. These remaining licenses will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Oct. 1. These licenses are only available […]

first come first served deer tags

More than 700 licenses for antlerless deer are still available after the North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently completed its second lottery drawing. Individual results are available online at the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov. These remaining licenses will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Oct. 1. These licenses are only available […]

it is a state record

A goldeye taken from Lake Audubon in July still remains a state record, even though the official weight is about a half pound less than originally reported. Initially, the weight for the big goldeye, caught by Velva angler Brayden Selzler, was determined as 4 pounds, 12 ounces. After a follow-up investigation, North Dakota Game and […]

2014 youth deer season

Friday, Sept. 19 at noon signals the start of a nine-and-a-half-day deer hunting season for youth ages 12-15. Licensed residents ages 12 and 13, and 11-year-olds who turn age 12 in 2014, are allowed to hunt statewide, but only for antlerless white-tailed deer. Resident deer gun hunters age 14 or 15, and 13-year-olds who turn […]

have you seen?

North Dakota’s hunting seasons continue rolling out and many hunters may not being taking the proper care of their guns. Jerry Gulke has some valuable advice and share his insight on this week’s North Dakota Game and Fish Department webcast, Outdoors Online, is now online at http://gf.nd.gov. NDGF survey coordinator Jerry Gulke talks about Gun […]

have you seen?

The August-September issue of North Dakota Outdoors magazine is out and has a comprehensive fall hunting outlook. Author and and now retired Game and Fish wildlife chief Randy Kreil shares with his last official fall preview. It’s an excellent read and you’ll learn more about the prognosis and status of North Dakota’s hunting populations, plus […]

youth waterfowl season is set

North Dakota’s two-day youth waterfowl season is Sept. 20-21. Legally licensed resident and nonresident youth waterfowl hunters age 15 and younger may hunt ducks, geese, coots and mergansers statewide. The daily bag limit and species restrictions for the youth season are the same as for regular duck and goose seasons. Exception: the additional two blue-winged […]