North Dakota Hunting News

North Dakota Hunting Guide Test May 10th
The next guide and outfitter written examination is Saturday, May 10 at 1 p.m. at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department office in Bismarck.
North Dakota Receives $73,00 for Bighorn Sheep
Three checks totaling $73,000 were given to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department at the March 15 Minnesota-Wisconsin Chapter of the Foundation for North American Wild Sheep annual meeting in Minneapolis.
North Dakota Moose, Bighorn and Elk Seasons Proposed
Additional elk hunting opportunities highlight the proposed 2008 special big game seasons. The 2008 moose, elk and bighorn sheep proclamation was recently submitted to Gov. John Hoeven's office for review and approval.
North Dakota Elk, Deer, Moose CWD Free
Samples taken from North Dakota deer, elk and moose during the 2007 hunting season have tested negative for chronic wasting disease, according to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department.
North Dakota Hopes to Eradicate Feral Pigs
The recent findings of feral pigs in western and north central North Dakota have prompted state and federal agencies to take eradication measures to make sure these unwanted animals don't establish a permanent population in the state.
North Dakota Hunter Takes First Lion of Season
A mountain lion taken by coyote hunters Jan. 1 near Cogswell in southeastern North Dakota is the first cat taken in Zone 2 during the 2007-08 hunting season.
North Dakota Tentative Dates for 2008 Seasons
To help North Dakota hunters prepare for hunting seasons in 2008, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department annually provides its best estimate for opening dates for the coming year.
North Dakota GFD Has Grants Available
Wildlife, shooting, civic or fraternal organizations interested in applying for a grant designed to encourage youth hunting participation or training must submit an application to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department by Dec. 31.
North Dakota Mule Deer Population in Good Shape
North Dakota's mule deer population remains in good shape, based upon aerial observations during the state Game and Fish Department's fall reproduction survey.
North Dakota DGF Explains TRNP Elk Reduction Plan
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Director Terry Steinwand has sent a letter to the National Park Service explaining how his agency would like to see certified volunteers used to reduce the elk population within Theodore Roosevelt National Park.