Category: Outdoors

Tagging Studies Offer Insight into Fisheries

ND Game and Fish The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will be conducting numerous tagging studies on walleye populations across the state over the next several years to gain a better understanding of how anglers are utilizing these fisheries.This year, walleye tagging efforts will occur at Coal, Twin, Coe and West Napoleon lakes. These […]
by The Dakotan
April 15, 2024

Bighorn Sheep Increase Continues

ND Game and Fish Department Fourth Consecutive Record Count of Bighorn SheepThe North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s 2023 bighorn sheep survey, completed by recounting lambs in March, revealed a record 364 bighorn sheep in the grasslands of western North Dakota, up 5% from 2022 and 16% above the five-year average. The count surpassed the […]
by The Dakotan
April 8, 2024

Advisory Board Meetings Announced

ND Game and Fish release The North Dakota Game and Fish Department Advisory Board will host public meetings this spring at eight locations across the state.These public meetings, held each spring and fall, provide citizens with an opportunity to discuss fish and wildlife issues and ask questions of their district advisors and agency personnel. District […]
by Kim Fundingsland
April 4, 2024

Report Bald Eagle Nest Sightings

ND Game and Fish The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is asking for help locating active bald eagle nests.Conservation biologist Sandra Johnson said the department is looking for locations of nests with eagles present, not individual eagle sightings.Eagles lay eggs in early to mid-March, which hatch about a month later. Johnson said it’s easy […]
by The Dakotan
April 1, 2024

Angling Ambition

A Slice of Life He’s been in the fishing tackle business for 14 years, yet he’s only 22 years old. Peter Olson of Washburn grew up in a family with a love of all things outdoors – fishing, hunting, camping. He started making his own fishing lures at age 8 and still does today operating […]
by Kim Fundingsland
March 31, 2024

2024-26 Fishing Regulations Set

ND Game and Fish Department release North Dakota’s 2024-26 fishing proclamation is set, with regulations effective April 1, 2024, through March 31, 2026. New fishing licenses are required April 1.Anglers can find the North Dakota 2024-26 Fishing Guide online at the state Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov, or at Game and Fish Department offices […]
by The Dakotan
March 21, 2024

Winter Weather Returns

Two Snow Events Likely Key Messages ● High chances (90%) for accumulating snow Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening. ● Highest snow amounts Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening expected from Williston to Bismarck and Jamestown to Lisbon, North Dakota. ● Medium to high chances for more impactful winter weather this weekend, especially southern North Dakota. A […]
by Kim Fundingsland
March 19, 2024

Elk, Moose, Bighorn Sheep Applications Online

ND Game and Fish Elk, moose and bighorn sheep applications are available online at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. The deadline for applying is March 27. A total of 833 elk licenses are available to hunters this fall, an increase of 230 from last year. Licenses in units E1E, E1W and E3 increased […]
by The Dakotan
March 14, 2024

Game and Fish Grants Available

ND Game and Fish release Grant Supports High School Trap LeagueLocal clubs or communities interested in receiving a grant to support a high school trap shooting team must have the application in before April 1. Existing teams that have received a grant in the past are not eligible.The North Dakota Game and Fish Department offers […]
by The Dakotan
March 11, 2024

2023 Bighorn Sheep, Moose and Elk Harvests

ND Game and Fish release Harvest statistics released by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department show overall hunter success during the 2023 season for bighorn sheep was 100%, 89% for moose and 71% for elk.The department issued five bighorn sheep licenses and auctioned one. All six hunters harvested a bighorn ram.The department issued 253 […]
by The Dakotan
March 6, 2024
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