Spring Mule Deer Survey Complete

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department completed its annual spring mule deer survey in April, and results indicate western North Dakota’s mule deer population has increased 16 percent from last year. Biologists counted 3,349 mule deer in 306.3 square miles during this year’s survey. Overall mule deer density in the badlands was 10.9 deer…
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Have You Seen? NE And NW Fishing Preview

  have you seen? This weeks North Dakota Outdoors Webcast Fishing Preview – Northeast and Northwest is available free right now. In a continuation of our spring fishing preview series, today’s webcast covers the fishing prospects in the northeast and northwest fishing districts. Related Links: Purchase a License Where to Fish Fish Stocking Lists Fishing Regulations Guide

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New State Law Repeals Eagle Language, Still Protected Under Federal Regulation

A new law passed by the North Dakota State Legislature removes language from state law pertaining to the protection of eagles. However, eagles remain protected under federal regulation. House Bill 1204, signed into law April 14, repeals language that read “no person may take, kill, hunt, possess, sell, purchase, pursue, shoot at, disturb, capture or…
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Hunter Education Classes

Individuals interested in taking a hunter education class in 2017 are reminded to register early as most classes are held before summer. To register for a hunter education course, students need to sign up online at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. Many classes are already listed on the website, and the…
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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 and 22 lambs. Not included are approximately 20 bighorns in the North Unit of…
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