North Dakota 2017 Hunting Season Info

December 28, 2016 by  
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North Dakota 2017 Hunting Season Info

In a way, it doesn’t seem fair to start planning for 2017 fall hunting seasons even before some of the 2016 seasons have closed, but for some it’s not too early to block out dates on a calendar. Whether it’s planning vacation time or just initiating the anticipation process following recent closure of your favorite […]

Hunting and Fishing Bills in North Dakota

Hunting and Fishing Bills in North Dakota

by Doug Leier   The 2015 North Dakota legislative session recently wrapped up. While the number of bills related to hunting, fishing, trapping and outdoor recreation was down somewhat from previous years, it was still a busy session as the North Dakota Game and Fish Department tracked 23 outdoors-related bills, 12 of which were passed […]

Youth Wildlife Programs in North Dakota

Youth Wildlife Programs in North Dakota

by Doug Leier   My interest in fishing and hunting began long before specific opportunities we’re designed to encourage young hunters and anglers. The 1980s didn’t have youth deer, waterfowl and pheasant seasons, or special turkey licenses, just to name just a few. I do remember that the local Jaycee’s sponsored some youth BB gun […]

Licensing and Regulation Reminders for Spring Season

Licensing and Regulation Reminders for Spring Season

by Doug Leier   A couple of decades ago March was typically sort of a down time for outdoor activity in North Dakota, but that’s no longer the case. With fishing season for game fish now open year-round instead of closing around the first weekend in March, plus the advent of the spring light goose […]

Watchable Wildlife Program Projects

Watchable Wildlife Program Projects

by Doug Leier   When you stop and focus as you are driving or walking across North Dakota, you’ll realize the majority of wild animals don’t fall into the “game” or “hunted” category. And yet, the few species for which hunting or fishing is allowed attract the lion’s share of concerns from people who enjoy […]