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  • N.D. Game and Fish Department confirms pheasant numbers are down
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says its roadside survey shows total birds and numbers of broods are down statewide from last year. Total pheasants observed were down 61 percent and brood observations were down 63 percent. The results are taken .
  • KFYR-TV
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  • 9/11/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • Stocking of fingerlings ensures future fishing success
  • If sheer numbers were the only benchmark, North Dakota anglers could look forward to a record number of fish fries in about 2020, as state Game and Fish Department biologists stocked a record number of walleyes earlier this summer. But it’s not because ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 8/31/2017 5:28:00 AM
  • Game and Fish Allocates Five Bighorn Sheep Licenses
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is allocating five bighorn sheep licenses for the 2017 hunting season, three fewer than 2016. Two licenses are available in Unit B3 and two in B4. Also, one license, as authorized under North Dakota Century Code ..
  • KFGO
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  • 8/30/2017 10:38:00 AM
  • Doug Leier: Hatchery production, stocking help meet the fishing demands
  • As a prairie kid in the 1980s, the image of a North Dakota Game and Fish Department distribution truck backing up to a favorite small lake or reservoir and stocking fingerlings spawned day dreams of fishing memories to come. And I remember the local ...
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  • 8/29/2017 5:14:00 PM
  • Game and Fish doles out all pronghorn hunting licenses
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department has doled out hunting licenses for this year's pronghorn season. All 410 licenses made available this year were issued. Results of the license lottery are available on the agency's website
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 8/28/2017 8:46:00 PM
  • Game and Fish taking applications for fall turkey licenses
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is making 3,505 hunting licenses available for the fall turkey season, just five fewer than last year. Hunters must apply online or over the phone. A service fee is added for phone applications.
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 8/24/2017 2:45:00 PM
  • Lead Core Walleyes Simplified
  • As seasoned tournament pro and Devils Lake, North Dakota guide Jason Feldner explains, "catching fish with lead core isn't rocket science." In fact, he says once you learn how to use it, you'll find it's no more difficult than fishing with snap-on weights
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  • 8/23/2017 11:27:00 PM
  • Youth Outdoor Festival Aug. 31 in Minot, N.D.
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department, local wildlife clubs and other sponsors will usher youngsters into fall during the annual Youth Outdoor Festival in Minot. The event is Thursday, Aug. 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Game and Fish Conservation ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/22/2017 6:44:00 AM
  • Late Summer Walleyes Active on Devils Lake
  • Good luck to everyone heading out fishing this weekend and don't forget to share pictures of your Devils Lake adventures on our Visit Devils Lake, North Dakota Facebook page.
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  • 8/14/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Planned downtime for ND Game and Fish Dept. online licensing system
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (Valley News Live) Hunters who may need a last minute license this weekend in North Dakota may want to plan ahead. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s online licensing system is scheduled for maintenance on Sunday, Aug. 13, ...
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  • 8/11/2017 5:18:00 PM
  • Trump’s Interior Secretary Opens More Federal Lands To Hunting And Fishing
  • The refuges are located across eight states: Georgia, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, and Wisconsin. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will take comments on the proposal for 30 days, ending Sept. 8. “As the steward of .
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  • 8/10/2017 8:24:00 PM
  • Devils Lake fish numbers in line with averages, survey shows
  • This year's adult fish survey on Devils Lake yielded an average of 20.4 walleyes per net, which is on par with the long-term average of 20.6, said Todd Caspers, district fisheries biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Devils Lake.
  • INFORUM
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  • 8/7/2017 6:17:00 AM
  • Devils Lake fish numbers in line with averages, survey shows
  • This year's adult fish survey on Devils Lake yielded an average of 20.4 walleyes per net, which is on par with the long-term average of 20.6, said Todd Caspers, district fisheries biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Devils Lake.
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  • 8/6/2017 6:50:00 PM
  • Devils Lake fish numbers in line with averages, survey shows
  • This year's adult fish survey on Devils Lake yielded an average of 20.4 walleyes per net, which is on par with the long-term average of 20.6, said Todd Caspers, district fisheries biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Devils Lake.
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 8/6/2017 3:55:00 PM
  • Game and Fish has a long history in North Dakota
  • My years of experience and work as a biologist and former game warden usually give me a head start when I get questions on a variety of topics, but when I don’t know the answer, my first stop is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website.
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 8/3/2017 3:15:00 PM
  • Doug Leier: A little Game and Fish Department history
  • My years of experience and work as a biologist and former game warden usually give me a head start when I get questions on a variety of topics, but when I don't know the answer, my first stop is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website at gf.nd.go
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  • 8/1/2017 3:45:00 PM
  • Doug Leier--North Dakota Game & Fish
  • Doug Leier, biologist for North Dakota Game & Fish, joined Afternoons Live. Some North Dakota deer hunters are frustrated with not getting a tag for this fall's deer season. Doug talks about the current deer numbers in the state.
  • KFGO
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  • 8/1/2017 12:28:00 AM
  • Kids' Fishing Camp set for Aug. 6-11 on Devils Lake
  • DEVILS LAKE—The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is a co-sponsor for the 14th annual Kids Fishing Camp set for Aug. 6-11 on Devils Lake. Hosted by the Devils Lake Park Board at Lakewood Bible Camp, the camp is open to all youths 8 to 13 years old.
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 7/30/2017 3:58:00 PM
  • Podcast: Guiding for Permit, with Captain Will Benson
  • Furthermore, it’s a longer Fly Box than usual, with questions on finding a guide school, big fish getting off the hook, Clouser Minnows riding sideways, catching big stripers from shore, remembering Mel Krieger, catching carp in North Dakota, a ...
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  • 7/28/2017 2:01:00 PM
  • Walleye aren't the only fish in town
  • Ask an angler with his friends or co-workers within earshot what his three favorite North Dakota fishing targets and you’ll likely hear walleye, walleye and walleye. But bluegill? Likely not in the first casts of most campfire conversations. But maybe ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 7/27/2017 6:42:00 AM
  • Doug Leier: Bluegill fishing in North Dakota the best in 30 years
  • Ask an angler with his friends or co-workers within earshot what his three favorite North Dakota fishing targets are and you'll likely hear walleye, walleye and walleye. But bluegill? Likely not in the first casts of most campfire conversations. But maybe
  • INFORUM
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  • 7/25/2017 4:27:00 PM
  • Kids' Fishing Camp at Devils Lake, S.D.
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is a co-sponsor for the 14th annual Kids Fishing Camp at Devils Lake Aug. 6-11. Hosted by the Devils Lake Park Board at Lakewood Bible Camp, the camp is open to all youngsters ages 8-13 years old. Game and Fish ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/25/2017 6:33:00 AM
  • Kids Fishing Camp Coming to Devils Lake
  • DEVILS LAKE, ND (Greg Freeman) - The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is a co-sponsor for the 14th annual Kids Fishing Camp at Devils Lake Aug. 6-11. Hosted by the Devils Lake Park Board at Lakewood Bible Camp, the camp is open to all youngsters ages
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  • 7/24/2017 2:17:00 PM
  • Brad Dokken: North Dakota angler to fish international tournament in Russia
  • Shawn Hennings is in for quite an adventure. Hennings, 46, of Hillsboro, N.D., is a member of the four-man USA Predator Fishing Team competing in the 2017 World Predator Fishing Championship, set for Sept. 2-3 on Russia's Ivankovo Reservoir, an impoundment
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 7/23/2017 4:00:00 PM
  • Welcome to the Fishing Hall of Fame
  • GARRISON – It was a very proud moment and a great honor for the most recent inductees into the North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame. Three individuals and one organization were recognized for their contributions to the sport of fishing in North Dakota ...
  • Minot Daily News
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  • 7/22/2017 5:11:00 AM
  • North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame to induct 4 new members
  • GARRISON, N.D. (AP) — Four new members are slated to be inducted into the North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame. They are Paul Haug of Fargo, Clayton Folden of New Town, Richard Fink of Bismarck, and the Lake Region Anglers Association of Devils Lake.
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  • 7/21/2017 7:02:00 AM
  • North Dakota: GFD at State Fair July 21-29
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will host thousands of visitors to its free Conservation and Outdoors Skills Park July 21-29 at the State Fair in Minot. Visitors will be treated to an array of activities, exhibits and useful information as the ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/20/2017 6:58:00 AM
  • Game and Fish payments to counties total more than $644,000
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it has paid more than $644,000 to counties in which it owns or leases land, $62,000 more than for the previous year. The payments are in lieu of property taxes. The payments for 2016 ...
  • Gillette News Record
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  • 7/19/2017 12:21:00 PM
  • Game and Fish payments to counties total more than $644,000
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it has paid more than $644,000 to counties in which it owns or leases land, $62,000 more than for the previous year. The payments are in lieu of property taxes. The payments for 2016 ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 7/19/2017 6:50:00 AM
  • North Dakota Paddesports Events for Women
  • Women ages 18 and older who are interested in attending an upcoming paddlesports workshop sponsored by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department should sign up quickly as class sizes are limited. Participants must know how to swim, and will learn safety ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/18/2017 10:21:00 AM
  • South Dakota lands major national bass-fishing tournament
  • Lake Oahe, which is situated in both South Dakota and North Dakota, was recently ranked as the ninth-best bass-fishing lake in the central United States by Bassmaster Magazine. BASS spokesman Dave Precht said that the series will be the first time that a .
  • Outdoor News
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  • 7/17/2017 3:33:00 PM
  • Game and Fish at State Fair
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will host thousands of visitors to its free Conservation and Outdoors Skills Park July 21-29 at the State Fair in Minot. Visitors will be treated to an array of activities, exhibits and useful information as the ..
  • KFGO
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  • 7/13/2017 4:03:00 AM
  • North Dakota: Record Number of Walleyes Stocked
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department fisheries personnel are wrapping up a record year for stocking of walleye fingerlings in more than 130 waters across the state. Jerry Weigel, fisheries production and development supervisor, said more than 12 million .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/11/2017 6:14:00 AM
  • North Dakota: Game & Fish at State Fair
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will host thousands of visitors to its free Conservation and Outdoors Skills Park July 21-29 at the State Fair in Minot. Visitors will be treated to an array of activities, exhibits and useful information as the ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/11/2017 6:14:00 AM
  • ND Game & Fish: Conditions right for Blue-Green Algae
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (Valley News Live) The North Dakota Game and Fish Department advises outdoor enthusiasts to be cautious with their dogs around water this time of year, due to potential health hazards associated with blue-green algae. Wildlife veterinarian .
  • Valley News Live
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  • 7/10/2017 2:37:00 PM
  • Good time to get out and do some fishing
  • Moving further west, I talked to several people up and down the river system. Lake Oahe fishermen have seen the most luck from Akaska up to the North Dakota line. Lisa at Oahe Sunset Lodge in Pollock, says that the fish are healthy with large numbers of ..
  • Public Opinion
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  • 7/6/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • Fargo's Haug nominated into North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame
  • FARGO—Fargo resident Paul Haug is one of four people who have been nominated to the North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame. Haug has been a key member of the Fargo-Moorhead Muskies Inc., National Muskies Inc., North Dakota Sportfishing Congress, the F-M ...
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  • 7/6/2017 12:36:00 AM
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  • 7/4/2017 8:54:00 AM
  • ND Game and Fish increases water patrols for Independence Day weekend
  • While police are out in numbers watching for drunk drivers, the North Dakota Game and Fish department is doing the same on the water. Waves, wind, and sun, it could make a bad situation even worse for those who decide to drink and boat. "There is no brakes
  • KFYR-TV
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  • 7/2/2017 8:17:00 PM
  • North Dakota Game and Fish's Jeb Williams on drought emergency
  • Jeb Williams, wildlife division chief with the North Dakota Game and Fish, speaks to the state's drought emergency, and balancing conservation with relief for ag producers. (Joel Heitkamp is a talk show host on the Mighty 790 KFGO in Fargo-Moorhead.
  • KFGO
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  • 6/29/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • Game and Fish continues to sample for larval zebra mussels on Red River
  • Water samples from initial testing this spring haven't been processed, but zebra mussels in the Red River remain at relatively low abundance, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department says. According to Jessica Howell, aquatic nuisance species coordinator
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 6/29/2017 4:52:00 PM
  • Release fish properly for the next angler to catch
  • Many modern-day anglers enjoy a fillet or two, but are more in tune with catching than cleaning. Having grown up in North Dakota, this transition has surprised me. Most anglers will keep a few fish for eating, and maybe save a fish-of-a-lifetime to send to
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 6/29/2017 5:18:00 AM
  • North Dakota: Channeling Angler Efforts towards Catfish
  • Game and Fish Department fisheries personnel work with channel catfish netted from the Missouri River System. These fish, and others, were stocked in waters around the state. Catfish caught on the Red River. Fishing scene on the Red River in eastern North
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/28/2017 5:40:00 AM
  • Establishing New Fishing Lakes in North Dakota
  • Bruce Kreft, Bismarck, releases a small walleye on Sibley Lake, one of the many newer prairie walleye fisheries in North Dakota. Game and Fish Department fisheries personnel launch a boat from shore on McPhail WMA in Kidder County. fathead minnows ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/28/2017 5:40:00 AM
  • Doug Leier: A few tips on releasing the fish you catch
  • Many modern-day anglers enjoy a fillet or two, but are more in tune with catching than cleaning. Having grown up in North Dakota, this transition has surprised me. Most anglers will keep a few fish for eating, and maybe save a fish-of-a-lifetime to send to
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  • 6/27/2017 3:52:00 PM
  • Game and Fish Pays $644,000 in Property Taxes
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently paid more than $644,000 in taxes to counties in which the department owns or leases land. The 2016 in-lieu-of-tax payments are the same as property taxes paid by private landowners. The Game and Fish ...
  • KFGO
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  • 6/26/2017 5:58:00 PM
  • North Dakota: GFD to Participate in Operation Dry Water June 30-July 2
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will again participate in Operation Dry Water as part of a nationally coordinated effort to increase knowledge about the dangers of boating under the influence. The goal is to reduce the number of accidents and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • ND Game & Fish loaning out life jackets
  • NORTH DAKOTA—A local program is helping to keep kids safe and out on the water this summer. North Dakota Game and Fish joined forces with the Corps of Engineers to make life jackets free and available for everyone. People can borrow a jacket for the ...
  • WDAY
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  • 6/12/2017 10:58:00 PM
  • Fishing and Boating in North Dakota
  • Plan a North Dakota fishing adventure to a place such as the Heart Butte State Game Management Area and Reservoir to catch smallmouth bass or to a spot like the Red River in the winter to ice fish for walleye. You can purchase your ND fishing license, or .
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • June 7: ND Game & Fish Staffed Until Midnight to Help with Deer Apps!
  • North Dakota deer hunters are reminded the deadline for submitting applications for the 2017 gun season is June 7. Hunters are encouraged to apply online at the state Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov . The deadline applies to muzzleloader ...
  • KFGO
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  • 6/7/2017 9:46:00 PM
  • North Dakota Reminds Boaters to Be Courteous at Ramps
  • North Dakota boaters are reminded to exercise patience and plan accordingly when heading to a lake or river this summer. The state Game and Fish Department receives a number of complaints every year about overly aggressive behavior at boat ramps.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/7/2017 9:56:00 AM
  • No license? No problem. It's free fishing weekend in state
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Don't have a North Dakota fishing license but want to try to land a whopper? It's no problem this weekend. Saturday and Sunday is the one weekend out of the year during which North Dakotans don't need a license to drop a line in ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 6/4/2017 9:15:00 PM
  • Why Safe Boating Begins With Wearing Life Jacket (Videos)
  • North Dakota Game and Fish shared the following tip sheet to ensure a fluent transition when launching and loading a boat. >> Don’t block the loading area with your boat until your tow vehicle is ready to load. Wait until you are clear of the launch area .
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/26/2017 10:36:00 PM
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department : Be Courteous at Boat Ramps
  • North Dakota boaters are reminded to exercise patience and plan accordingly when heading to a lake or river this summer. The state Game and Fish Department receives a number of complaints every year about overly aggressive behavior at boat ramps.
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  • 5/26/2017 4:23:00 PM
  • Byron Stout's Fish Finder: May 26
  • North Dakota angler Dan Norwood* was the recipient of good times Monday in the Rocky Bay area of Estero Bay with Moonlight Charters Capt. Brown, who easily caught sardines, threadfins and pinfish along the beaches for bait. They caught three over-slot ...
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  • 5/25/2017 10:31:00 PM
  • Fishing for Free June 3-4
  • That is the state’s Free Fishing Weekend, when all residents age 16 and over can fish any North Dakota water without a license. Residents age 15 and under do not need a fishing license at any time of year. “It’s a great chance for people who may be ...
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  • 5/23/2017 2:47:00 PM
  • North Dakota: Fish Free June 3-4
  • North Dakotans who want to give fishing a try are reminded they can fish for free June 3-4. That is the state's Free Fishing Weekend, when all residents age 16 and over can fish any North Dakota water without a license. Residents age 15 and under do not ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/23/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Corps of Engineers to support 27th annual Lake Ashtabula fishing event
  • ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is working with local organizations to host the 27th Annual Take-A-Kid-Fishing-Day at Lake Ashtabula, near Valley City, North Dakota, June 3. The event will be at the Mel Rieman ...
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  • 5/18/2017 5:10:00 PM
  • Legislature dictates hunting, fishing rules
  • I’ve always tried to inform hunters, anglers and anyone else who appreciates the outdoors about the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s role in the state’s legislative arena. The topic comes up quite often, when hunters and anglers might suggest ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 5/18/2017 5:50:00 AM
  • Mandan man catches state record buffalo fish in North Dakota
  • For the second time in three weeks a state record fish is recorded. On May 5, Derek Larson of Mandan used a bow and arrow to bring in this 45 inch long, 57 pound, 8 ounce buffalo fish from Heart Butte reservoir. The old record was 54 pounds by Keith ...
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  • 5/17/2017 2:14:00 PM
  • North Dakota: Confiscated Gear Sale May 20 in Minot
  • Confiscated hunting and fishing equipment will be sold Saturday, May 20 at the North Dakota Wildlife Federation's Report All Poachers auction in Minot. The auction is scheduled for 12 noon at the North Dakota State Fair Center's 4-H hall. Auction items can
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/16/2017 6:39:00 AM
  • North Dakota Spring Trout Stocking
  • Almost 40 local fisheries around North Dakota have a fresh supply of catchable trout, as state Game and Fish Department personnel are wrapping up their annual spring trout stocking efforts. Fisheries production and development section leader Jerry Weigel .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/16/2017 6:39:00 AM
  • Another North Dakota fish record falls; 2nd in 2 weeks
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Another North Dakota fish record has fallen. The state Game and Fish Department says Derek Larson, of Mandan, used a bow and arrow to land a state record buffalo fish on May 5 in the Heart Butte Reservoir. The 57-pound, 8-ounce ...
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  • 5/16/2017 12:20:00 AM
  • New State Buffalo Record Set by N.D. Bow Fisherman
  • New State Buffalo Record: For the second time in less than three weeks, a North Dakota bow fisherman has set a new state record. Derek Larson of Mandan arrowed a new record buffalo on May 5 to follow up a new record common carp taken by Derek Barnick of ..
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/15/2017 6:47:00 PM
  • Game and Fish sets administrative rules hearing
  • BISMARCK — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has scheduled a public hearing at 1:15 p.m. June 15 to address proposed rule changes to North Dakota Administrative Code Title 30. The hearing will be held the agency's main office in Bismarck.
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  • 5/15/2017 8:36:00 AM
  • Fishing opener is this weekend; DNR gives important tips
  • NORTH DAKOTA—The day fisherman has been waiting for is nearly here. If you're an experienced fisherman, you probably come in here and know exactly what you want. The DNR says you may want to try something different this weekend, if you want a better ...
  • WDAY
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  • 5/13/2017 12:35:00 AM
  • Game and Fish Department Stocks Trout in Nearly 40 Fisheries
  • Bismarck, ND - (AP) -- State wildlife officials have stocked a fresh supply of trout in almost 40 North Dakota fisheries. Jerry Weigel with the state Game and Fish Department says the effort puts catchable fish in waters that are more accessible to young .
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  • 5/12/2017 5:12:00 PM
  • Game and Fish Department stocks trout in nearly 40 fisheries
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State wildlife officials have stocked a fresh supply of trout in almost 40 North Dakota fisheries. Jerry Weigel with the state Game and Fish Department says the effort puts catchable fish in waters that are more accessible to young ..
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 5/12/2017 1:55:00 PM
  • Anticipation builds for Minnesota fishing opener
  • "Fishing runs right through the very core of our culture here in the state." There's no fishing event in North Dakota to compare with the Minnesota walleye opener because fishing season is continuous. Still, the passion for walleyes burns just as strong.
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 5/12/2017 1:24:00 AM
  • Game and Fish Department stocks trout in nearly 40 fisheries
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State wildlife officials have stocked a fresh supply of trout in almost 40 North Dakota fisheries. Jerry Weigel with the state Game and Fish Department says the effort puts catchable fish in waters that are more accessible to young ..
  • Aberdeen News
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  • 5/12/2017 12:16:00 AM
  • North Dakota bulks up trout-fishing possibilities
  • Almost 40 local fisheries around North Dakota have a fresh supply of catchable trout, as state Game and Fish Department personnel are wrapping up their annual spring trout stocking efforts. Fisheries production and development section leader Jerry Weigel .
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/8/2017 7:52:00 PM
  • Tappen angler lands state-record carp with bow and arrow
  • BISMARCK, N.D. — A Tappen angler recently landed a carp that set a North Dakota record. The Game and Fish Department says Derek Barnick took a 31 pound, 9 ounce common carp from Lake Etta-Alkaline with a bow and arrow on April 21. The 36-inch fish broke ..
  • The Republic
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  • 5/3/2017 1:18:00 PM
  • North Dakota: Free Cleaning for Paddlefish Snaggers
  • For this year, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department will provide a free cleaning service for snaggers who harvest a paddlefish. The cleaning service will operate from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. on harvest days out of North Star Caviar's station at the Confluenc
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  • 5/1/2017 5:03:00 AM
  • Game and Fish to Provide Cleaning Service during Paddlefish Season
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will provide a free cleaning service for snaggers who harvest a paddlefish during the 2017 snagging season. The cleaning service will operate from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. on harvest days out of North Star Caviar’s ...
  • KFGO
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  • 4/28/2017 2:50:00 PM
  • North Dakota: Paddlefish Snagging Opens May 1
  • North Dakota's paddlefish snagging season opens May 1 and is scheduled to continue through the end of May. However, depending on the overall harvest, an early in-season closure may occur with a 24-hour notice issued by the state Game and Fish Department.
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  • 4/27/2017 4:29:00 AM
  • Getting ready for fishing season in N.D.
  • BISMARCK, N.D. - Although it's been crummy weather, anglers are already out in their boats fishing. In North Dakota, it's the law to get your fishing license before you drop your line in the later. If you don’t, you could potentially get a fine.
  • KFYR-TV
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  • 4/25/2017 10:29:00 PM
  • Fishing Access Sites on Google Maps
  • North Dakota angler should note that the vast majority of the more than 600 public fishing access sites in the state are now available through Google Maps. Game and Fish Department fisheries production and development section leader Jerry Weigel said the .
  • KFGO
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  • 4/25/2017 5:20:00 PM
  • North Dakota Becoming an Outdoors Woman Event June 23-25
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is accepting registrations for the annual summer workshop June 23-25 at the North Dakota 4-H Camp, Washburn. Enrollment is limited to participants age 18 or older. Workshop fees
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2017 8:06:00 AM
  • North Dakota Lists Fishing Access Sites on Google Maps
  • North Dakota angler should note that the vast majority of the more than 600 public fishing access sites in the state are now available through Google Maps. Game and Fish Department fisheries production and development section leader Jerry Weigel said the .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2017 8:06:00 AM
  • Defibaugh, Mochan Win Cabela's National Walleye Tour Event on Lake Erie
  • The next stop for the Cabela's National Walleye Tour is set for May 11-12 on Lake Sakakawea at Garrison, North Dakota. Anglers that have fished all three regular-season events, in addition to the top points leaders, will qualify for the three-day ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/20/2017 7:33:00 AM
  • ND Game and Fish Department: Many Successful Deer Hunters Last Season
  • NORTH DAKOTA — Two-thirds of North Dakota deer hunters had success in bagging an animal last season. The state Game and Fish Department made 49,000 deer gun licenses available last year. Officials say 44,140 deer hunters took to the field, taking about ...
  • KVRR Fox News
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  • 4/19/2017 11:42:00 PM
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department : Bighorn Sheep Population Stable
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's spring bighorn sheep survey revealed a minimum of 296 bighorn sheep in western North Dakota, up slightly from last year and 3 percent above the five-year average. Altogether, biologists counted 104 rams, 170 ewes
  • 4 Traders
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  • 4/17/2017 3:16:00 PM
  • Anglers asked to report any lakes with fish winterkill
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is asking anglers to report any lakes that might have experienced fish winterkill. Winterkill happens when heavy snowfall blocks sunlight from going into lakes. Plants die and stop giving off ..
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 4/15/2017 12:43:00 PM
  • Devils Lake
  • Basically, any ditch or coulee with open water has the potential of holding fish right now if it connects to Devils Lake or other bodies of water in the basin. Don't forget new North Dakota fishing licenses were required as of April 1.
  • fishingforbass.blogspot.com
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  • 4/7/2017 11:45:00 AM
  • North Dakota: Anglers Asked to Report Winterkill
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department fisheries biologists are asking anglers to report any lakes that may have experienced winter fish mortality. Fisheries management section leader Scott Gangl said some winterkill is expected every year, with the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/5/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Sportsmen, Game and Fish gather in Rugby
  • RUGBY – A new trapping season for river otters was among the topics of discussion at a North Dakota Game and Fish Department advisory board meeting held here Monday evening. Game and Fish says it intend to open a river otter trapping season Nov. 27 of ...
  • Minot Daily News
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  • 3/29/2017 5:17:00 AM
  • Game and Fish seeks eagle nest reports
  • If you're out and about and see a bald eagle nest in North Dakota, the state Game and Fish Department would like to hear about it. Sandra Johnson, conservation biologist for Game and Fish in Bismarck, said the department is looking for locations of nests .
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 3/27/2017 5:16:00 PM
  • N.D. Warden: Poachers Dumped Animals on State Land
  • Poachers alert: North Dakota Game and Fish Department district game warden Corey Erck is searching for suspected poachers in the illegal taking, possession and dumping of four whitetail deer, a turkey and coyote on the Apple Creek Wildlife Management ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 3/24/2017 6:20:00 PM
  • Game and Fish schedules spring advisory board meetings
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is holding its annual spring advisory board meetings around the state in coming weeks. The meetings are held each spring and fall to give the public a chance to discuss fish and wildlife ...
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 3/21/2017 7:29:00 PM
  • Game and Fish schedules spring advisory board meetings
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is holding its annual spring advisory board meetings around the state in coming weeks. The meetings are held each spring and fall to give the public a chance to discuss fish and wildlife issues
  • KFGO
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  • 3/20/2017 10:45:00 PM
  • ND Game and Fish Dept. to propose earlier pheasant opener
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it will propose an earlier start to the 2017 pheasant season because of a new state law. The department said Wednesday it will propose Oct. 7 as the pheasant opener. That's one week ...
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 3/16/2017 4:50:00 PM
  • ND Game and Fish Dept. to propose earlier pheasant opener
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it will propose an earlier start to the 2017 pheasant season because of a new state law. The department said Wednesday it will propose Oct. 7 as the pheasant opener. That's one week ...
  • KFGO
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  • 3/16/2017 9:42:00 AM
  • ND Game and Fish Dept. to propose earlier pheasant opener
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it will propose an earlier start to the 2017 pheasant season because of a new state law. The department said Wednesday it will propose Oct. 7 as the pheasant opener. That's one week ...
  • The Pierce County Tribune
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  • 3/16/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • ND Game and Fish Dept. to propose earlier pheasant opener
  • BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it will propose an earlier start to the 2017 pheasant season because of a new state law. The department said Wednesday it will propose Oct. 7 as the pheasant opener. That’s one week ...
  • The Republic
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  • 3/16/2017 12:42:00 AM
  • ND Game and Fish Dept. to propose earlier pheasant opener
  • BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it will propose an earlier start to the 2017 pheasant season because of a new state law. The department said Wednesday it will propose Oct. 7 as the pheasant opener. That's one week earlier ..
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 3/15/2017 11:16:00 PM
  • Game and Fish closes Zone 1 mountain lion season after quota met
  • BISMARCK—The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has closed mountain lion hunting during the late season in Zone 1 effective immediately. The zone's late-season quota was filled after the seventh cat was taken, Game and Fish said in a news release.
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 3/15/2017 6:38:00 PM
  • N.D. Game and Fish revamps online licensing system
  • BISMARCK—North Dakota anglers, trappers and spring light goose hunters need new licenses for the 2017-18 season starting Saturday, April 1, and license buyers who use the Game and Fish Department's website will notice a new look to the online licensing ...
  • INFORUM
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  • 3/14/2017 7:11:00 PM
  • N.D. Game and Fish revamps online licensing system
  • BISMARCK—North Dakota anglers, trappers and spring light goose hunters need new licenses for the 2017-18 season starting Saturday, April 1, and license buyers who use the Game and Fish Department's website will notice a new look to the online licensing ...
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 3/14/2017 3:57:00 PM
  • Fish houses must be off North Dakota lakes by Thursday
  • BISMARCK, N.D. — Time is running out for anglers to get their permanent fish houses off North Dakota lakes. The deadline to remove the houses is midnight Wednesday. They may be used on state waters after that if they're removed daily. The state Game and ..
  • WRAL
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  • 3/14/2017 10:12:00 AM
  • Fish houses must be off North Dakota lakes by Thursday
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Time is running out for anglers to get their permanent fish houses off North Dakota lakes. The deadline to remove the houses is midnight Wednesday. They may be used on state waters after that if they're removed daily. The state Game .
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 3/13/2017 6:56:00 PM
  • Fish houses must be off North Dakota lakes by Thursday
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Time is running out for anglers to get their permanent fish houses off North Dakota lakes. The deadline to remove the houses is midnight Wednesday. They may be used on state waters after that if they're removed daily. The state Game .
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 3/13/2017 12:54:00 PM
  • N.D. Game and Fish summarizes 'big 3' seasons
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has summarized last year's 'big three' hunting seasons—bighorn sheep, moose and elk—and overall hunter success was 100 percent for bighorn sheep, 97 percent for moose and 56 percent for elk. Game and Fish ...
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 3/10/2017 10:04:00 PM
  • N.D. Game and Fish confirms federally protected wolf shot in northeast ND
  • EDINBURG, N.D.—An animal shot illegally west of Edinburg in Walsh County in northeast North Dakota has been confirmed as a gray wolf, and charges are pending, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department says. Paul Freeman, northeast district warden ...
  • West Fargo Pioneer
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  • 3/7/2017 7:06:00 AM

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