What You Need To Know Before Bow Hunting Season Opens

August 24, 2016 by  
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What You Need To Know Before Bow Hunting Season Opens

Archery deer hunting has expanded in popularity in North Dakota over the years. Even as deer numbers have fallen from record highs a decade ago, bow license sales have increased. With North Dakota’s archery deer season opening Friday, Sept. 2 at 12 noon Central time, it’s a good time for a few reminders on some […]

2015 and Beyond – Whitetail and Pronghorn Numbers

January 6, 2016 by  
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2015 and Beyond – Whitetail and Pronghorn Numbers

Last week I covered some highlights from the 2015 outdoors scene with a look at pheasant and sharp-tailed grouse populations, plus record fishing license sales. While these were some of the many positive outdoor stories from the past year, there’s seldom a year of “perfect” conditions when most or all species are trending higher across […]

Managing the Deer Population for 2016 and Beyond

November 19, 2015 by  
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Managing the Deer Population for 2016 and Beyond

As the sun sets on the 2015 deer gun season, the State Game and Fish Department is already well into the process of thinking about next year and beyond. Agency biologists and administrators are close to finalizing a new plan that will guide deer management for the next five years, with a goal of increasing […]

How to Care For Your Deer in the Field

November 4, 2015 by  
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How to Care For Your Deer in the Field

For many deer hunters there’s no spring, summer, fall or winter – only deer season and preparing for deer season. That’s a testament to the level of respect and importance many hunters attach to North Dakota’s deer hunting heritage. In the coming weeks we’ll see pictures, hear stories and weave memories like the farm-to-market dusty […]