Dakota Trails - North Dakota Outdoor Sports

Have You Seen?

https://youtu.be/Bri53jYDsns   North Dakota Outdoors Webcast  is online now this weeks webcast features: Fish Stocking in North Dakota Fish stocking is critical for recreational fishing in North Dakota. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department stocked almost 250 lakes last year. Find out more about the stocking program in this week’s webcast with fisheries division […]

have you read?

The 2017 July  North Dakota Outdoors magazine is available FREE online right now here.   North Dakota Game  and Fish biologist  Sandra Johnson writes  on North Dakota Grassland Birds  Grassland dependent birds, such as Baird’s and grasshopper sparrows, Sprague’s pipit and chestnut-collared longspurs, have declined more than other guilds of birds. One obvious reason is […]

Put Garbage Where it Belongs

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department reminds outdoor recreationists to keep it clean this summer by packing out all trash. All garbage, including used fireworks, should be placed in a proper trash receptacle. If trash cans aren’t available, or are full, take the trash and dispose of it at home. It is not uncommon […]

Fireworks Prohibited on Wildlife Management Areas

  The North Dakota Game and Fish Department reminds citizens that possession or use of fireworks on state wildlife management areas is prohibited. The primary objective of a wildlife management area is to enhance wildlife production, provide hunting and fishing opportunities, and offer other outdoor recreational and educational uses. Only activities that would not disrupt […]

Hunting Guide and Outfitter Test Set

The next guide and outfitter written examination is Aug. 12 at 1 p.m. at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department office in Bismarck. The test is given periodically to anyone interested in becoming a hunting guide or outfitter in the state. In addition to passing a written exam, qualifications for becoming a guide include […]