A Couple Fall Fishing Reminders..make That 3

Anglers are reminded that three North Dakota lakes will close to fishing for several months beginning in November. The State Fair Pond in Ward County, McDowell Dam in Burleigh County and Lightning Lake in McLean County are closed to fishing from Nov. 1 through March 31. Anglers should refer to the 2010-12 North Dakota Fishing Guide…
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Baiting

Hunters are reminded that hunting big game over bait is prohibited on all state owned or managed wildlife management areas, all U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service national wildlife refuges and waterfowl production areas, U.S. Forest Service national grasslands, and all North Dakota state school, state park and state forest service lands. In addition, the governor’s…
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Connecting Doe Hunters & Landowners

There are still some landowners looking for doe hunters in hunting units 2I, 3D1, 3E1, 3F1, 4A and 4E. North Dakota Game and Fish Department big game biologist Bill Jensen said interested hunters can get their name on a list of possible participants by accessing the Game and Fish Department’s website at gf.nd.gov. Hunters who…
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Game Check

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s law enforcement division conducts game and fish check stations in an effort to ensure hunter and angler compliance with state laws and regulations. Robert Timian, enforcement chief, said a few have already been conducted, and others will continue throughout the fall. “We will be manning checkpoints during deer…
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It’s Busy In The Field..& Not Just Hunting

North Dakota hunters are reminded to be cautious of farmers and ranchers who are currently busy with fall farm duties, including harvesting crops, moving cattle and hauling bales. Jeb Williams, wildlife resource management supervisor for the state Game and Fish Department, said many producers in the southwest are currently trying to wrap up harvest, causing road…
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