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Have You Seen? Bighorn Sheep Update

  Have you seen this week’s North Dakota Outdoors video? This week North Dakota Game and Fish big game biologist Brett Wiedmann gives an update on the 2016 bighorn sheep hunting season. You can watch the video right here: or http://gf.nd.gov/publications/television/outdoors-online-webcast   Find out more on bighorn sheep and hunting at the Game and Fish…
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2016 North Dakota Pheasant Broods Down

North Dakota’s roadside pheasant survey conducted in late July and August indicates total birds and number of broods are down statewide from 2015. Aaron Robinson, upland game management supervisor for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, said the survey shows total pheasants are down 10 percent from last year. In addition, brood observations were…
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Wild turkeys ND badlands
photo by Craig Bihrle, ND Game and Fish

Turkey Application Deadline

North Dakota’s fall turkey season is set with 3,510 licenses available to hunters,145 fewer than last year. Prospective hunters, including gratis applicants, can apply online, or print out an application to mail, at the State Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov. Paper applications will be available at vendors Aug. 31. The deadline for applying is Sept. 7 In…
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Sharp-tailed grouse on dancing ground SW of Wing.
photo by Craig Bihrle, ND Game adn Fish

Grouse And Partridge Seasons Open Sept. 10

North Dakota’s grouse and partridge hunting seasons open Sept. 10, and hunters can expect somewhat lower bird numbers compared to 2015. Aaron Robinson, upland game management supervisor for the State Game and Fish Department, said last year’s harvest results suggest a good population heading into the 2015 fall hunting season. “Hunters were able to find…
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2015 Pheasant Season Summarized

The number of pheasants taken last year in North Dakota was similar to 2014, according to statistics compiled by the State Game and Fish Department.   Last year, more than 85,000 hunters (up 9 percent) harvested nearly 590,000 roosters (up 0.4 percent). In 2014, 78,000 hunters took 587,000 roosters. Counties with the highest percentage of…
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