Register To Darkhouse Spearfish

All individuals, regardless of age, who participate in darkhouse spearfishing are reminded to register with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department prior to participating. Free registration is available at the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov, or through any Game and Fish Department office. North Dakota’s darkhouse spearfishing season closes March 15. Legal fish are…
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Fall Fish Surveys Completed

North Dakota Game and Fish Department fisheries biologists have completed fall reproduction surveys, which evaluates natural reproduction and stocking success across the state. Fisheries management section leader Scott Gangl said Lake Sakakawea produced the fourth highest young-of-the-year catch of sauger since 1970. In addition, walleye numbers were relatively good due to natural reproduction and stocking…
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Handle Fish With Care

North Dakota’s open water fishing season has many anglers hoping to land that elusive trophy fish. While hooking a wall-mounter is important for some anglers, others simply enjoy the thrill and return the fish back into the water. Catch-and-release is effective only if released fish are handled carefully. The following precautions will enhance the likelihood…
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2016-18 Fishing Regulations Set, New License Required

North Dakota’s 2016-18 fishing proclamation is set, with regulations effective April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2018. Anglers are reminded that new fishing licenses are required April 1. Noteworthy regulation changes include: ·         A free fishing weekend was added for North Dakota residents during the ice fishing season. In the coming winter, the free weekend…
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New Fishing And Hunting Licenses Available Only Through Electronic Purchase

Hunting, fishing and furbearer licenses for the 2016-17 licensing year will be available starting March 15. This year for the first time, paper license booklets are no longer available at license vendors since participating vendors will need to sell licenses electronically. Not all vendors that sold licenses in the past will still sell licenses. New…
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