Tentative 2018 Season Opening Dates

Tentative 2018 Season Opening Dates To help North Dakota hunters prepare for hunting seasons in 2018, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department annually provides its best estimate for opening dates for the coming year. Dates become official when approved by governor’s proclamation. Tentative opening dates for 2018 include: Spring Turkey April 14 Deer and…
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North Dakota Hunting, Fishing, Trapping, Outdoors, Conservation News

North Dakota hunting, fishing, trapping, conservation, ducks, deer, goose, pheasants, habitat, 

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Duck Brood Numbers Down Slightly From Last Year

State Game and Fish Department biologists expect a fall duck flight from North Dakota that is down 8 percent from last year, based on observations from the annual mid-July waterfowl production survey. This year’s brood index came in at 3.68 broods per square mile, down 5 percent from last year. The statewide average since the…
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Leave Baby Animals Alone, Watch For Deer

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department emphasizes a simple message to well-intentioned humans who want to pick up and rescue what appear to be orphaned baby animals this time of year – don’t touch them. Whether it is a young fawn, duckling, cottontail rabbit or a songbird, it is better to just leave them…
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Hunting From Duck Boats Requires Safety

Waterfowlers hunting from boats are encouraged to wear properly-fitted life jackets while on the water. Hunting jackets with life jackets already built in are light and comfortable to wear. In addition, wearing a life jacket will not only keep the overboard hunter afloat, but also slow the loss of critical body heat caused by exposure…
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