The 2016 Special Fishing issue for March-April of North Dakota Outdoors magazine is available FREE online right now. It’s a “keeper” with a feature Beyond Wetting A Line” by fisheries division chierf Greg Power.
Fishing isn’t the same as catching. And, at times, catching isn’t the same as harvesting. However, if you’re an experienced North Dakota angler, you likely have caught and kept your fair share of fish in the past five or so years, and would perhaps agree that fishing in the state has never been better.
There’s some great information breaking down the 2015 fish stocking and a detailed look at fishing access
Ron Wilson takes a step back with A Look Back. North Dakota and northern pike have some history.This efficient ambush predator was named the state fish by lawmakers in 1969. At the time, only 11 other states adopted various fish species – salmon, trout, walleye and others – as official symbols.
Check these stories and more for free in the full March-April issue available right here or here http://gf.nd.gov/publications