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October 7, 2016
Pheasant hunters flock to Hettinger County for opening weekend
MOTT—Pheasant numbers may be down across the state, but that hasn't deterred hunters from making the trip to the small towns of Mott and...
October 7, 2016 - 9:10pm
October 1, 2016
Fewer pheasants in forecast for North Dakota's upcoming season
BISMARCK — North Dakota pheasant hunters can expect to work harder to shoot their limits this fall, but success likely will vary depending...
October 1, 2016 - 11:31am
July 21, 2016
Leier: Making a count by the crow
FARGO In July most people are still associating the outdoors with fishing, boating or camping, but it's also a time when talk of hunting starts...
July 21, 2016 - 5:10pm
September 4, 2015
Cramer, farm and wildlife groups applaud new NRCS partnership
BISMARCK – A new partnership seeks to address the concerns of farmers that politically active wildlife conservation groups may have too much influence when working with a federal agency on farm bill conservation programs. Farm and wildlife group leaders on Friday applauded the...
September 4, 2015 - 5:24pm
July 16, 2015
Leier: Pheasant take step in positive direction
Most hunters don’t apologize if their conversations drift to the coming fall hunting season while they are still enjoying summer fishing, camping...
July 16, 2015 - 12:19am
July 1, 2015
Spring pheasant survey shows 2 to 12 percent increase from 2014
A positive spring crowing count survey doesn’t always translate to an increase in numbers.
July 1, 2015 - 11:13pm
October 11, 2014
Pheasant Outlook Optimistic: Bird numbers up as small towns brace for hunters
This small southwest North Dakota town typically has two busy seasons: harvest and hunting. The latter kicks off this morning with the opening...
October 11, 2014 - 2:27am
August 14, 2014
Business boom: Pheasant season is make-or-break for many SD communities
WINNER, S.D. — Beginning in mid-October, thousands of hunters from around the United States will converge here, a small town in the rolling...
August 14, 2014 - 12:28am
April 10, 2014
March snow fall shouldn’t raise concerns
On March 30, southwest North Dakota residents felt prolonged winter effects as a snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow across the area....
April 10, 2014 - 12:55am
April 3, 2014
Leier: ND wildlife is mostly nongame
Pheasants, ducks, geese, deer and other game animals get much of the wildlife press in North Dakota, but if publicity was based on numbers alone,...
April 3, 2014 - 1:10am
February 23, 2014
Weathering the storm: Winter to go down as tough one, next few weeks will determine impact on wildlife
Luke Fehr was scouting for wildlife one day in early February when he came across a Hungarian partridge sitting along the side of a gravel road. It’s...
February 23, 2014 - 12:01am
Leier: Surviving North Dakota’s winters
It’s that time of year again when lots of people start wondering about how North Dakota’s wildlife is surviving the winter.
January 23, 2014 - 1:06am
December 25, 2013
Leier: Extended winter shortened 2013 spring
My short-term memory is sharp enough to recall that the 2013 winter lasted a little too long for my liking, and unless April cross-country skiing...
December 25, 2013 - 10:17pm
December 19, 2013
Leier:ND wildlife needs habitat to rebuild
For years, North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists have stressed the importance of habitat in maintaining healthy wildlife populations...
December 19, 2013 - 1:16am
November 28, 2013
Leier: Late November provides good hunting
For many hunters, November is a peak and valley, the best of times and the worst of times.
November 28, 2013 - 11:37pm