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October 2, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
Researchers weigh a fawn after fitting it with a radio collar, as part of the white-tailed deer study in northeastern North Dakota.
Leier: Completed or continuing research in ND
October 2, 2014 - 1:42am
September 25, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
When you remove your decoys from the water, make sure the aquatic vegetation, even if it is natural, does not leave with you.
Leier: Keeping out aquatic trouble in ND
September 25, 2014 - 12:40am
August 21, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
The PLOTS program has about 735,000 acres for 2014, which is down slightly from 760,000 acres last fall.
Leier: PLOTS numbers dip slightly in 2014
August 21, 2014 - 12:13am
August 14, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
In the summer, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department has rolled out some new tools for mobile hunters and anglers.
Leier: Improving experience for hunters, anglers
August 14, 2014 - 12:24am
July 30, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Photo 
Catch and release has become more common as the number of lakes, reservoirs and managed fisheries have expanded two-fold over the past 25 years
Leier: Catch, release becomes more common
July 30, 2014 - 11:36pm
July 23, 2014
Photo by North Dakota Game and Fish Department
There will be a bow-only season for pronghorn bucks from Aug. 29 to Sept. 28 for those who draw a license.
Leier: Limited pronghorn bow-only season set for first time since 2009
July 23, 2014 - 11:31am
July 10, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
The busiest Saturday in the middle of summer is probably not the best choice of times to teach boat backing and launching skills.
Leier: Lending a helping hand to anglers launching, loading boats
July 10, 2014 - 12:36am
July 3, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
A season long fishing license in North Dakota is $16.
Leier: Anglers shouldn’t have complaints
July 3, 2014 - 12:39am
June 25, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
The key to attracting and holding a child’s interest in fishing is repetition.
Leier: Connecting with children through fishing
June 25, 2014 - 11:43pm
June 5, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
Sunscreen, insect repellent, and life jackets are all important for summer safety.
Leier: Important safety tips for summer
June 5, 2014 - 12:15am
May 29, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is making 48,000 licenses available to hunters this fall, 11,500 fewer than last year.
Leier: Deer license application deadline draws near
May 29, 2014 - 12:55am
May 21, 2014
It makes sense to provide anglers consistency for most waters across the state, rather than restrict anglers categorically based on social pressure. (Photo by North Dakota Game & Fish)
Leier: Why no statewide minimum length limit for walleyes?
May 21, 2014 - 10:08am
May 8, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
If a North Dakota resident deer hunter is mailing in a paper application for the regular deer gun lottery, make sure to include the driver’s license number exactly as it appears on the license.
Leier: New laws set for deer season
May 8, 2014 - 12:30am
April 30, 2014
The Game and Fish Department’s spring bighorn sheep survey indicated a minimum of 293 bighorns in western North Dakota, virtually unchanged from the 2013 count of 297. (Courtesy Photo by N.D. Game and Fish)
Leier: Bighorn sheep hold their own through winter
April 30, 2014 - 10:10am
April 24, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
Spring harvest is a small component of the total harvest over the course of the year.
Leier: Spring brings fishing, regulations concerns
April 24, 2014 - 12:36am
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