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April 3, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
Biologists categorize more than 80 percent of North Dakota’s wildlife species as nongame, or those that are not hunted, fished or trapped.
Leier: ND wildlife is mostly nongame
April 3, 2014 - 1:10am
March 26, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
North Dakota’s fishing season is open 365 days a year for anglers.
Leier: ND anglers can enjoy 365 days of fishing
March 26, 2014 - 11:36pm
March 6, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
North Dakota the fishing regulations cover a two-year period.
Leier: New fishing regulations for North Dakota
March 6, 2014 - 12:32am
February 20, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department mid-winter survey indicated there were 71,500 geese and ducks in the state in early January.
Leier: NDGF conducts mid-winter survey
February 20, 2014 - 12:57am
February 13, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
North Dakota Game and Fish Department will have deer management meetings in the final two weeks of February.
Leier: Deer meeting should peak ND hunters interest
February 13, 2014 - 12:47am
February 6, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Courtesy Photo 
In this undated photo, an angler walks toward his ice fishing tent.
Leier: Breaking a routine, fishing in new spots
February 6, 2014 - 1:42am
January 30, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo
Most fisheries biologists or veteran anglers and they’ll likely acknowledge that never before have overall pike and perch fishing in North Dakota been as good as they are right now.
Leier: Perch, pike fishing at its finest
January 30, 2014 - 12:32am
January 23, 2014
Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand 
A deer stands in a field Wednesday afternoon southeast of Dickinson.
Leier: Surviving North Dakota’s winters
January 23, 2014 - 1:06am
January 16, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo
Since the Coyote Catalog opened in early December, more than 600 hunters and trappers have signed up. The number of participating landowners was 48.
Leier: Coyote Catalog seeks landowner participation
January 16, 2014 - 12:57am
January 9, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
Hunter education certification is required for anyone born after Dec. 31, 1961 to buy a hunting license in North Dakota.
Leier: No time to wait as hunters prepare for next season
January 9, 2014 - 1:05am
December 5, 2013
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
Technology continues to change the way people access hunting and fishing information
Leier: Technology changing hunting, fishing
December 5, 2013 - 1:26am
November 7, 2013
North Dakota Game and Fish Photo 
Keep your eyes and ears aware of other hunters and groups in and around your area. Keep your gun pointed in a safe direction at all times, even if it’s not loaded, because we know to treat every gun as if it is loaded.
Leier: Game and Fish urges hunters to exercise safety
November 7, 2013 - 1:05am
August 15, 2013
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Courtesy Photo 
The special early goose season license is $5 for residents and $50 for nonresidents.
Leier: Early goose season special for ND
August 15, 2013 - 12:02am
August 8, 2013
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Courtesy Photo 
North Dakotans are afforded the opportunity to fish 24/7/365.
North Dakotans have luxury of fishing all year
August 8, 2013 - 12:06am
August 1, 2013
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Courtesy Photo 
There's no such thing as a bad day of fishing.
Leier: No such thing as a bad day of fishing
August 1, 2013 - 12:06am
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