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Mountain Lion Zone 1 Season Update

Mountain lion hunting during the early season in Zone 1 closed Nov. 22 with six of 14 cats taken. The late season in Zone 1, with a quota of seven, runs Nov. 23 through March 31, 2016, or until the quota is filled. In addition to other legal methods, the late season allows mountain lions to…
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Feral Pig Sightings Must Be Reported

Landowners or hunters who happen to encounter feral pigs in North Dakota must notify the State Board of Animal Health immediately. Shooting of feral pigs is illegal in North Dakota unless a person is protecting property or livestock. Casey Anderson, assistant chief of wildlife for the State Game and Fish Department, said state law requires reporting…
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Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s fall mule deer survey indicated the population continues to recover in the badlands. Biologists counted 2,157 (1,958 in 2014) mule deer in the aerial survey in October. The buck-to-doe ratio of 0.42 (0.50 in 2014) is similar to the long-term average of 0.43 bucks per doe, while the…
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2015 North Dakota Deer Season Q&A

Every year the North Dakota Game and Fish Department receives questions from deer hunters who want to clarify rules and regulations. Some common questions are listed below. Hunters with further questions are encouraged to call the Game and Fish Department at 701-328-6300, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.weekdays, or access the department’s website, gf.nd.gov. What…
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Game Warden Looking To Solve Poaching Cases

North Dakota Game and Fish Department district game warden Keenan Snyder is seeking information on several illegal-taking-of-wildlife incidents over the last month in the Williston and Watford City areas. Anyone with information on the following incidents is asked to call the Report All Poachers telephone number at 800-472-2121, or contact Snyder at 701-770-1072. RAP is…
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