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August 6, 2017
Nathan Janochoski, a fisheries aide for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Devils Lake,  releases a pike of about 37.5 inches earlier this summer on Devils Lake. Game and Fish recently wrapped up its annual adult population survey on the big lake. North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Devils Lake fish numbers in line with averages, survey shows
August 6, 2017 - 7:14am
August 4, 2017
N.D. Game and Fish biologists netted this walleye on Lake Sakakawea during the spring spawning run. It weighed 17 pounds. It was returned to the lake.
McFeely: A 17-pound walleye is swimming in North Dakota
August 4, 2017 - 8:34pm
July 30, 2017
Joshua Kelly, Minot, caught and released this monster muskellunge from New Johns Lake on Thursday, July 27. The fish rivals the largest pure muskies ever caught in North Dakota. (Submitted photo)
Could this whale of a muskie be one of the largest ever caught in N.D.?
July 30, 2017 - 7:11pm
July 23, 2017
Shawn Hennings, Hillsboro, N.D.
Brad Dokken: North Dakota angler to fish international tournament in Russia
July 23, 2017 - 2:18pm
July 20, 2017
Despite being attacked by something -- perhaps a fish -- in Island Lake on Wednesday afternoon, 11-year-old Maren Kesselhon was doing well on Thursday. "She's not too shaken," said her father, Ryan Kesselhon of Duluth. Ryan Kesselhon photo
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
July 16, 2017
A North Dakota Game and Fish Department employee removes vegetation and drains water after working on the James River near Jamestown, N.D. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Q & A: Aquatic nuisance species remain relatively scarce in N.D. waters
July 16, 2017 - 9:48am
July 9, 2017
After fishing his way downstream on Wisconsin's Brule River, Duluth's David Zentner paddles back upstream. Zentner, a fly-fisher, often fishes the Brule for trout.
Hallowed 'Hex' hatch holds deeper meaning for some trout anglers
July 9, 2017 - 9:00am
July 2, 2017
Joe Harris, left, and Dave Youngbauer, both of St. Paul, pose with a 29-inch walleye they landed Friday, May 19, 2017. Harris reeled in the fish, which was attached to a rod, held by Youngbauer, that Youngbauer had snagged. The rod belonged to Al Stint. Five days earlier, Stint was reaching for a beverage in his boat when the rod flew over the side. (Courtesy of Joe Harris)
Fish tales: How it took 5 days and 3 guys to land a 29-inch walleye
July 2, 2017 - 6:34pm
June 25, 2017
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: Fishing a game of expectations
June 25, 2017 - 12:51pm
June 11, 2017
Steve Ficocello of Grand Forks casts a fly Tuesday afternoon, June 6, 2017, while fly fishing on the Red River below Riverside Dam in Grand Forks. An avid fly fisherman, Ficocello is interested in starting a local fly tying club. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Wanted: Fly-tying enthusiasts
June 11, 2017 - 1:50pm
May 25, 2017
Highview Marine / Facebook
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using a chicken McNugget as bait
May 25, 2017 - 5:12pm
May 23, 2017
Anglers use the dock at Clark County's  Dry Lake No. 2, one of several lakes where South Dakota's Department of Game, Fish & Parks will close the public access point. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
SD might call special session to address access to 28 new lakes that have formed due to excess precipitation
May 23, 2017 - 6:32pm
May 14, 2017
Game and Fish sets administrative rules hearing
May 14, 2017 - 7:00am
Terry Steinwand, North Dakota Game and Fish Department director
Brad Dokken: Outdoors fares well, overall, during North Dakota legislative session
May 14, 2017 - 6:10am
April 30, 2017
Brad Dokken
Dokken: Public land an asset, not a liability
April 30, 2017 - 9:00am