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North Dakota Game and Fish Department

May 22, 2018
The official tally for licenses available to hunters in North Dakota this year is 55,150, 650 more than last year.   N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: North Dakota's deer license application period has arrived
12 hours 31 min ago
May 15, 2018
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is offering 55,150 deer gun licenses this fall, an increase of 650 from last year. File photo / N.D. Game and Fish Department
North Dakota deer season set, with slight increase in available tags
May 15, 2018 - 11:07am
With walleyes growing faster in new prairie waters in North Dakota, anglers have opportunities to catch good-sized fish a few years after the lake is stocked.     N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Opportunities are better than ever for fishing in North Dakota
May 15, 2018 - 10:38am
May 8, 2018
During the late 1980s, at a time when the state was experiencing a drought, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department listed about 30,000 registered boats. Today, that number is approaching 70,000.     N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: With more boats on the water, safety is an even bigger issue
May 8, 2018 - 10:40am
May 5, 2018
Scott Gangl
Banner walleye fishing expected on Sakakawea
May 5, 2018 - 7:59pm
May 1, 2018
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department uses a system called a “weighted lottery” to distribute deer licenses.    N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: A reminder on how the deer license lottery works
May 1, 2018 - 9:48am
April 24, 2018
Prior to 1976, paddlefish harvest was not allowed in North Dakota.    N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: New rules established for upcoming paddlefish snagging season
April 24, 2018 - 9:48am
April 18, 2018
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
April 18, 2018 - 9:12am
April 17, 2018
A bald eagle sits in a tree near the road to Maclean Bottoms along Lake Oahe in North Dakota on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.     N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: We've come a long way in preserving the bald eagle
April 17, 2018 - 10:41am
April 15, 2018
Brad Dokken
Deer issues dominate Game and Fish meeting
April 15, 2018 - 7:15am
April 10, 2018
Every year, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service put out a call for people to report sightings of whooping crane, like this pair spotted near Linton, N.D., on Thursday, March 29, 2018.       N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: A call out to keep an eye out for whooping cranes
April 10, 2018 - 11:01am
April 8, 2018
The Forest River flows through the Forest River Biology Station and Wildlife Management Area, which will be opened to expanded archery hunting opportunities this fall under a partnership between UND and the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. (Photo/ Kathryn Yurkonis, UND)
Partners expand bowhunting access on Forest River site near Inkster
April 8, 2018 - 8:43am
April 3, 2018
For snow goose hunters this spring, preparation and scouting are as important as ever.       N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: Things to know for the spring light goose hunting season
April 3, 2018 - 11:59am
March 27, 2018
If you want to fish starting April 1 in North Dakota, you need to get a new 2018-19 license.       N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Doug Leier: A few highlights for this year's fishing changes in North Dakota
March 27, 2018 - 11:07am
March 26, 2018
A total of 49,407 North Dakota deer hunters shot an estimated 30,100 deer during the 2017 deer gun season for an overall success rate of 61 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported Monday. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
North Dakota deer hunters have 61 percent success during 2017 rifle season, Game and Fish Department says
March 26, 2018 - 10:09pm