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July 21, 2016
North Dakota’s spring pheasant population index was up slightly from last year, while sharp-tailed grouse numbers were down slightly. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Leier: Making a count by the crow
July 21, 2016 - 5:10pm
July 1, 2016
Leier: Keeping nature enjoyable
July 1, 2016 - 12:24am
June 23, 2016
The western meadowlark, North Dakota's state bird, was recently added to the state’s revised list of Species of Conservation Priority.  (North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo)
Leier: Loss of grass leads to loss of western meadowlarks in North Dakota
June 23, 2016 - 12:08pm
May 26, 2016
Leier: Boating laws keep people safe
May 26, 2016 - 10:30pm
May 20, 2016
A white-tailed deer buck is shown in this file photo. North Dakota’s 2016 deer gun season opens at noon Nov. 4, but hunters need to apply for their licenses. (Photo by North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Leier: Applying for deer lottery important step
May 20, 2016 - 12:38am
April 21, 2016
Leier: Winterkill a concern for state biologists
April 21, 2016 - 11:19pm
December 11, 2015
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s fall mule deer survey indicated the population continues to recover in the Badlands. (Photo by North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Leier: Bits and pieces from a frantic fall
December 11, 2015 - 12:45am
September 24, 2015
A Private Land Open To Sportsmen sign is shown near a North Dakota field in this undated photo. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Leier: PLOTS, CRP program help for hunter access
September 24, 2015 - 5:06pm
August 14, 2015
Take the time now, so when fall arrives you won’t feel like summer fishing passed you by. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo)
Leier: Summertime fun not over yet
August 14, 2015 - 12:28am
August 7, 2015
North Dakota Game and Fish Department 
The early Canada goose season starts Aug. 15.
Leier: Hunting expands for Canada geese
August 7, 2015 - 12:45am
July 16, 2015
North Dakota’s spring pheasant crowing count index is up 10 percent from last year. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo)
Leier: Pheasant take step in positive direction
July 16, 2015 - 12:19am
July 9, 2015
Length limits can harm a fish population and needlessly restrict angler opportunity if the regulation is inappropriate for the fishery. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo)
Leier: NDGF speaks on length restrictions
July 9, 2015 - 12:45am
July 1, 2015
North Dakota has about 420 “managed fisheries” and there is little argument that fishing in North Dakota is better than ever. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Leier: Fishing is ‘better than ever’ in ND
July 1, 2015 - 11:14pm
June 25, 2015
North Dakota Game and Fish Department 
Despite some factors that aren’t as favorable as in the past, there are good reasons to look forward to fall 2015.
Leier: Rain turnaround means duck growth
June 25, 2015 - 12:54am
May 21, 2015
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
The number of any-antlerless licenses is down 2,650 from last year.
Leier: Dealing with declining deer population
May 21, 2015 - 12:17am
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