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October 15, 2017
Hardware store-grade pair of mallard decoys manufactured at the Walter Evans Decoy Factory in Wisconsin. (Andy Schoneich collection)
Book brings decoy history to life
October 15, 2017 - 9:54am
September 24, 2017
Always in Season: Teal take off ahead of hunters
September 24, 2017 - 3:48pm
September 17, 2017
Waterfowl hunters will encounter drier conditions in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota when the rgular duck and goose seasons open Saturday, Sept. 23. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Dry conditions greet waterfowl hunters across Minn., ND
September 17, 2017 - 5:49pm
July 9, 2017
 Joel Huener of Middle River, Minn., shows off this detailed  brown trout carving that replicates the largest brown trout he's caught on a fly. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Decoy carver gives wood a lifelike touch
July 9, 2017 - 12:19pm
April 2, 2017
Nick Conrad, who spent two years as an undergraduate student working on duck nest camera research in central North Dakota, is graduating this spring with a bachelor's degree in fisheries and wildlife biology. Conrad's experience helped land him a summer job working on a Ducks Unlimited resarch project in the Oil Patch of western North Dakota. (UND Biology Department photo)play button
Wildlife undergrads learn by doing
April 2, 2017 - 1:52pm
September 17, 2016
Hunters have reported good success during North Dakota's early Canada goose season, and that should continue when the regular season begins Saturday. Special to the Forum / N.D. Game and Fish Department
North Dakota waterfowl hunting outlook: Just ducky
September 17, 2016 - 6:47pm
September 16, 2016
Biologists expect a fall duck flight from North Dakota that is similar to last year, based on observations from the annual mid-July waterfowl production survey. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Leier: Waterfowl season in full swing
September 16, 2016 - 11:11am
February 12, 2016
The new streamlined process to set migratory game bird hunting seasons and bag limits provides more time for public comment on proposed rules, and gives biologists more time to analyze population and harvest data. (Photo by North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Leier: Waterfowl season-setting procaess changing
February 12, 2016 - 12:43am
September 24, 2015
North Dakota waterfowl hunters should enjoy an abundance of opportunities again this fall, with liberal bag limits and another decent year of production. Waterfowl season for North Dakota residents begins Sept. 26, while nonresidents can go afield Oct. 3.  (Photo by North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Optimistic outlook for North Dakota waterfowl hunting
September 24, 2015 - 5:05pm
October 22, 2014
Leier: ND’s rich 125-year history in outdoors
October 22, 2014 - 11:47pm
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
December 25, 2013
North Dakota Game and Fish Photo 
North Dakota’s roadside pheasant survey conducted in late July and August indicated the number of birds, number of broods and average brood size were all down statewide from 2012.
Leier: Extended winter shortened 2013 spring
December 25, 2013 - 10:17pm
October 12, 2013
Feds reopen waterfowl production areas
October 12, 2013 - 10:30am
UPDATED: Feds reopen waterfowl production areas
October 12, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2013
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Courtesy Photo 
With increased water habitat, the waterfowl numbers continue to rise. The waterfowl season opens on Sept. 28.
Waterfowl continues to ride favorable conditions
September 19, 2013 - 12:21am