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  • 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
  • INFORUM
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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 ...
  • KFGO
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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 ...
  • odumagazine.com
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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 ...
  • Rio Rancho Observer
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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.
  • INFORUM
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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 .
  • KXMB CBS12
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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
  • thefishingwire.com
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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.
  • thefishingwire.com
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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
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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.
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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 ...
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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
  • Game and Fish holds spring wild turkey license lottery
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's Game and Fish Department has held its spring wild turkey hunting license lottery, and 891 licenses remain in 12 units. Game and Fish offered 5,685 turkey licenses for the spring season, down from 5,815 last year.
  • KFGO
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  • 3/6/2017 2:42:00 PM
  • Game and Fish holds spring wild turkey license lottery
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department has held its spring wild turkey hunting license lottery, and 891 licenses remain in 12 units. Game and Fish offered 5,685 turkey licenses for the spring season, down from 5,815 last year.
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 3/6/2017 12:17:00 PM
  • Anglers urged to consider early removal of fish houses
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is urging winter anglers to consider removing their fish houses early in areas of the state where ice conditions have started to deteriorate. Officials say early removal should be given ...
  • KFGO
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  • 3/4/2017 11:04:00 PM
  • Anglers urged to consider early removal of fish houses
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is urging winter anglers to consider removing their fish houses early in areas of the state where ice conditions have started to deteriorate. Officials say early removal should be given ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 3/4/2017 12:46:00 PM
  • Remove Permanent Fish Houses
  • Even though anglers have until mid-March to remove permanent fish houses from North Dakota waters, the State Game and Fish Department is urging anglers to consider removing their houses early in areas of the state where ice conditions have started to ...
  • KFGO
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  • 3/1/2017 6:18:00 AM
  • It May be Time to Pull Your Ice Fishing House
  • BISMARCK - Even though anglers have until mid-March to remove permanent fish houses from North Dakota waters, the State Game and Fish Department is urging anglers to consider removing their houses early in areas of the state where ice conditions have ...
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  • 2/28/2017 12:55:00 PM
  • Game and Fish keeping tabs on chronic wasting disease
  • The detection of chronic wasting disease in North Dakota has been minimal, but present nonetheless, which has prompted the State Game and Fish Department to continue keep close tabs on the issue. Two mule deer taken from the 2016 deer gun season tested ...
  • Williston Herald
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  • 2/25/2017 6:17:00 PM
  • Still a Good Time to Go Ice Fishing
  • Like I said, some of the shore lines can get sloppy. Try to avoid pressure ridges, especially on Lake Sakakewea," says Aaron Slominski, fisheries biologist with the North Dakota Game & Fish Department. You should test a lake's ice thickness by drilling hol
  • KXMB CBS12
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  • 2/15/2017 5:48:00 AM
  • Fishing, boating violations top the list for North Dakota citations
  • Many hunters and anglers might assume that when it comes to a game warden's work—a good share of which involves checking hunters, anglers and boaters for license and regulation compliance—that the most common violations would involve hunting in general ...
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  • 1/31/2017 4:43:00 PM
  • Bill that would grant lifetime fishing licenses in N.D. fails
  • BISMARCK, N.D. - There will be no lifetime fishing licenses given in the state of North Dakota this legislative session. A bill which would create the license failed Friday on the House floor after it was estimated that it could cost the state more than $
  • KFYR-TV
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  • 1/28/2017 12:53:00 AM
  • Good Action Can Be Found Under The Ice
  • “At times you can catch them on purpose by targeting deep, sharply breaking weed lines or fishing over wintering holes,” said North Dakota guide Jason Mitchell. “Usually, nice warm days are best.” Minnesota ice guru Brian “Bro” Brosdahl adds ...
  • BassFan
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  • 1/25/2017 5:20:00 AM
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department : Two Deer Test Positive for CWD
  • A mule deer doe and a mule deer buck taken during the 2016 deer gun season from unit 3F2 in southwestern North Dakota have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to Dr. Dan Grove, wildlife veterinarian for the State Game and Fish Department
  • 4 Traders
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  • 1/23/2017 4:40:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Safety
  • This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. North Dakota's Game and Fish Department issued nearly a quarter of a million fishing licenses last year. The department says about half of those were ice fishers. It's one of the .
  • KXMB CBS12
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  • 1/13/2017 3:01:00 AM
  • Hunting and Fishing Legislation on Game and Fish Website
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will once again track hunting and fishing issues during the 2017 legislative session. Interested outdoor enthusiasts can follow proposed outdoors-related bills by logging onto the Game and Fish Department website .
  • KFGO
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  • 1/4/2017 5:21:00 PM
  • Outdoors Calendar: Events, fishing and more
  • Info: Al Seydel, (701) 740-7552; Merlyn Werner, (218) 779-6161; or Kyle Kozel, (218) 779-8101. • Jan. 8: North Dakota State Bluegill Championship/North American Ice Fishing Circuit qualifier, Lake Metigoshe near Bottineau, N.D. Open to the first 100 two ..
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 12/30/2016 4:48:44 AM
  • Game and Fish employees recognized
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department Director Terry Steinwand presented employees with performance-based awards at the department’s annual staff meeting Dec. 8. John Mazur, hunter education coordinator, Bismarck, received the Special Projects award ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 12/30/2016 12:59:40 AM
  • Doug Howie Named Game and Fish Employee of the Year
  • Doug Howie, assistant private land coordinator for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Bismarck, received the agency’s Director’s Award for professional excellence during the Department’s annual meeting Dec. 8 in Bismarck. Terry Steinwand ...
  • KFGO
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  • 12/27/2016 10:00:06 AM
  • Early ice fishing can be dangerous roll of dice
  • Things are starting to crank up on North Dakota’s famed Devils Lake, another iconic ice fishing outpost, where a guide named Zippy Dahl started his Perch Patrol service a week ago. Anglers also are at the ready to get the season started on Lake Ontario ...
  • Toledo Blade
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  • 12/23/2016 6:44:24 AM
  • Early ice fishing can be dangerous roll of dice
  • Things are starting to crank up on North Dakota’s famed Devils Lake, another iconic ice fishing outpost, where a guide named Zippy Dahl started his Perch Patrol service a week ago. Anglers also are at the ready to get the season started on Lake Ontario ...
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  • 12/23/2016 5:18:30 AM
  • Free ice-fishing weekend scheduled in North Dakota
  • Resident anglers may fish that weekend without a license. All other ice fishing regulations apply. Those interested in darkhouse spearfishing that weekend must register with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department prior to participating. Registration is
  • Farm Forum
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  • 12/23/2016 12:53:39 AM
  • Game and Fish Looking for Possible Illegal Hunters
  • Bismarck, ND (KX NEWS) - North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is searching for information related to the likely possession and taking of a mule dear buck and an antlerless whitetail pictured on social media. The department believes the photos to be ...
  • WDAY
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  • 12/22/2016 9:44:33 AM
  • Free Ice Fishing Weekend
  • North Dakota’s free ice fishing weekend is Dec. 31, 2016 and Jan. 1, 2017. Resident anglers may fish that weekend without a license. All other ice fishing regulations apply. Those interested in darkhouse spearfishing that weekend must register with the ...
  • KFGO
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  • 12/19/2016 10:31:03 AM
  • Rules apply to fish houses
  • Winter anglers are reminded that any fish house left unoccupied on North Dakota waters must be made out of materials that will allow it to float. A popular question this time of year is if campers qualify as legal fish houses. The North Dakota Game and ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 12/16/2016 12:54:48 AM
  • Ice Fishing Preview for Western North Dakota
  • This weeks North Dakota weekly webciast "Ice Fishing Preview for Western North Dakota" is now online for your viewing. One benefit of the cold weather the last couple of weeks is that lakes and ponds are freezing up, and ice fishing season has begun!
  • KFGO
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  • 12/15/2016 1:03:08 AM
  • ND Game and Fish Department seek information on illegal possession of deer
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department law enforcement officers are searching for information related to the likely illegal possession and taking of a mule deer buck and an antlerless whitetail pictured recently on social media at a location that appears to
  • Jamestown Sun
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  • 12/10/2016 11:56:18 PM
  • Fish House Regulations
  • Winter anglers are reminded that any fish house left unoccupied on North Dakota waters must be made out of materials that will allow it to float. A popular question this time of year is if campers qualify as legal fish houses. The answer is the same for ..
  • KFGO
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  • 12/6/2016 6:43:06 AM
  • Yellowstone dam, fish bypass Ok’d; court approval still needed
  • near the North Dakota border. A proposal to remove the dam so an endangered, prehistoric fish species can reach its spawning grounds, could cost far more than a government plan to build a new dam and fish bypass at the site. The existing dam near the ...
  • WJTV
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  • 12/5/2016 1:53:47 PM
  • Yellowstone dam, fish bypass OK'd; court approval needed
  • The dam would replace an existing rock weir, providing irrigation water for more than 50,000 acres of cropland in Montana and North Dakota. BILLINGS – U.S. government agencies plan to push ahead with a $57 million dam and fish bypass on Montana's ...
  • Missoulian
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  • 12/5/2016 11:30:37 AM
  • Fordville, Cando Game and Fish advisory meetings postponed
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's advisory board meetings scheduled for Tuesday night in Cando and Fordville, N.D., have been postponed until next week because of forecast inclement weather. The meeting in Fordville is rescheduled for 7 p.m ...
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 12/5/2016 4:06:48 AM
  • North Dakota Ice Fishing
  • With new ice right around the corner, here is a reference chart and some information to help keep all of you ice warriors safe! Good luck this season and stay dry! Ice Safety Tips Use these ice thickness safety guidelines to stay safe on the ice..
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  • 12/4/2016 11:56:15 PM
  • Have you tried spear fishing?
  • Dec 1 is the beginning of North Dakota spearfishing season. Have you tried it? Don't try it until the ice thickens..but..you might get hooked. I did. Two notable changes from last year related to spearing are that materials used to mark holes must be in ..
  • KFGO
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  • 11/29/2016 10:04:40 AM
  • Game and Fish advisory board meetings postponed
  • BISMARCK—The North Dakota Game and Fish Department advisory board meetings that were scheduled for Monday, Nov. 28, and Tuesday, Nov. 29 in Berthold, Hankinson, Jamestown and Bismarck have been postponed two weeks due to inclement weather. The meetings ...
  • INFORUM
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  • 11/28/2016 7:38:31 PM
  • N.D. Game and Fish meeting postponed
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s advisory board meeting scheduled for Tuesday in Jamestown has been postponed for two weeks due to inclement weather. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Bunker.
  • Jamestown Sun
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  • 11/25/2016 11:59:46 PM
  • Fishing Tournaments Require Notice
  • Organizers planning fishing tournaments , including ice fishing contests this winter, are reminded to submit an application along with fishing tournament regulations to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department at least 30 days prior to the start of the ev
  • KFGO
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  • 11/23/2016 6:22:43 AM
  • Doug Leier: Dates for Game and Fish advisory board meetings are set
  • North Dakota Game and Fish Department. One of the results of that is that each fall and spring, advisory board members host public meetings in their district. These public meetings provide citizens with an opportunity to discuss fish and wildlife issues ..
  • INFORUM
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  • 11/22/2016 4:32:22 PM
  • Invasive fish threaten trout, perch at lake near Williston
  • Those who are caught doing so face a $350 fine and a misdemeanor charge. North Dakota fisheries biologist Aaron Slominski says the department won't treat the lake with rotenone, a natural chemical found in plants that keeps the fish's gills from taking in
  • KFGO
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  • 11/14/2016 3:20:07 AM
  • Invasive fish threaten trout, perch at lake near Williston
  • "It can support species that most of our shallow lakes can't." North Dakota fisheries biologist Aaron Slominski said the department won't treat the lake with rotenone, a natural chemical found in plants that keeps the fish's gills from taking in oxygen ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 11/13/2016 4:43:02 PM
  • Invasive fish threaten trout, perch at lake near Williston
  • "It can support species that most of our shallow lakes can't." North Dakota fisheries biologist Aaron Slominski said the department won't treat the lake with rotenone, a natural chemical found in plants that keeps the fish's gills from taking in oxygen ...
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 11/13/2016 10:37:58 AM
  • Montana angler, 102, says fish were the key to her longevity
  • “She's usually intent on catching the most and/or biggest fish!” Lisa said. Margaret grew up on a farm outside the small North Dakota town of Center, northwest of Bismarck. “That’s where I learned hard work,” she said. The sixth-oldest of 10 ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 11/10/2016 2:44:54 PM
  • 102-year-old Laurel great-grandma loves to catch, eat fish
  • “She's usually intent on catching the most and/or biggest fish!” Lisa said. Margaret grew up on a farm outside the small North Dakota town of Center, northwest of Bismarck. “That’s where I learned hard work,” she said. The sixth-oldest of 10 ...
  • Missoulian
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  • 11/6/2016 10:10:28 AM
  • Every fish caught in Beyer’s lifetime has been documented
  • In my lifetime, 185 scale-less catfish were caught. An excellent hotspot is north of the Brushvale bridge on the North Dakota side, just north of McKibben’s barn on a tree. After getting out on the tree, you cast the worm next to another tree about 12 ...
  • Wahpeton Daily News
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  • 11/4/2016 2:59:10 PM
  • Fall fish survey finds good smelt reproduction in Sakakawea
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department says fall fish surveys indicate a good smelt reproduction in Lake Sakakawea this year. Fisheries Management Section Leader Scott Gangl says officials found a lot of young smelt in the stomachs .
  • The Bismarck Tribune
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  • 11/4/2016 6:45:15 AM
  • Game and Fish facing invasive fish at Kettle Lake
  • Kettle Lake, located 30 miles north of Williston, has traditionally been managed by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department for trout since the lake was last eradicated for invasive bullhead catfish in the early 1990s. What the seven-acre lake lacks in .
  • Williston Herald
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  • 11/3/2016 11:54:15 AM
  • 102-year-old Laurel great-grandma loves to catch, eat fish
  • “She's usually intent on catching the most and/or biggest fish!” Lisa said. Margaret grew up on a farm outside the small North Dakota town of Center, northwest of Bismarck. “That’s where I learned hard work,” she said. The sixth oldest of 10 ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 11/3/2016 4:59:04 AM
  • Fishing For A Cure
  • Seeing the flower arrangement that Fishing For A Cure sent by the guest book and card box was all ... Shawn Faller Obituary - West Fargo, North Dakota - Tributes.com Obituary, funeral and service information for Shawn Faller from West Fargo, North Dakota.
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  • 10/28/2016 11:57:11 PM
  • Game and Fish answers deer questions
  • North Dakota's deer season opens at noon Friday, Nov. 4, and if you haven't had time to work through the list of reminders, you are not alone. That's why every year, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department provides the answers to questions asked by deer
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 10/28/2016 5:44:57 PM

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