Today is the third in a four part 2020/2021 ice fishing preview series. Today's video includes the Devils Lake and Lake Sakakawea areas. The last video in this series will be available this coming Thursday.
2020/2021Ice Fishing Preview - Southeast and Northwest Districts
Today is the second in a four part 2020/2021 ice fishing preview series. Today's video includes the southeast and northwest fishing districts. The next video in this series will be available this coming Tuesday.
2020/2021 Ice Fishing Preview (1 of 4) - South Central and Southwest Districts
Today is the first in a four part 2020/2021 ice fishing preview series. Today's video includes the south central and southwest fishing districts. The next video in this series will be available this coming Thursday.
While the weather is still pretty mild right now, winter is headed our way and with it ice fishing season! Watch this week's webcast with Fisheries Division Chief Greg Power for a first look at how this winter's season is shaping up.
With winter approaching and the 2020/2021 ice fishing season just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about ice safety. In this week's webcast with Game Warden Jackie Lundstrom learn about things you can do to stay safe while on the ice.
Salmon spawning is in full swing at Lake Sakakawea. Fisheries staff hope to gather around 1.4 million eggs, which should allow them to stock around 400,000 salmon to Lake Sakakawea in May. Learn more in this week's webcast.
The Report All Poachers program, a cooperative effort between the North Dakota Wildlife Federation, North Dakota Game and Fish and State Radio, has been in place since 1983. The program provides an opportunity for the public to report game and fish violations. Learn more in this week's webcast.
As part of a pilot study authorized by the 2019 state legislature, Ramsey, Richland and Slope counties were chosen to test a system that allows landowners the option to electronically post their land. Learn more about the study in this week's webcast.
With fall fast approaching and furbearer season dates set, it is time to start thinking about preparing for the upcoming hunting and trapping seasons. Watch this week's webcast with Furbearer Biologist Stephanie Tucker for information on North Dakota furbearer populations and a preview of the 2020/2021 seasons.
The Department will stock around 280 North Dakota lakes with fish this year. When they’re finished they will have stocked about 16 million fish totaling around 70,000 pounds. Find out more in this week’s webcast.
The Department manages 226 wildlife management areas in North Dakota. While the primary purpose of these lands is to provide wildlife habitat, they also provide hunting, wildlife viewing and, in some cases, camping and/or fishing opportunities. Find out more about the state's WMAs in this week's webcast.
This summer the Department is again using watercraft inspections at boat ramps across the state to help educate boaters on how to avoid spreading aquatic nuisance species. Learn more in this week's webcast.
To some, the prairies of North Dakota may appear homogeneous with little variation or depth, but they are actually highly diverse and support many species of plants and animals, each with its own unique requirements for survival. Learn more about the prairies and the grassland management techniques used to keep them healthy in this week's webcast.
Each spring fisheries staff gather walleye eggs to be hatched and reared at the Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery. In June, those young fish will be stocked into waters across the state. Learn more in this week's webcast.
Are you looking for something fun to do outdoors with the family or solo? Try bird watching! It is migration season in North Dakota with many species of birds moving into and through the state for the summer months. It is a great time to get outside, enjoy the mild weather and see a wide variety of bird species. Learn more in this week's webcast.
New licenses for the 2020-21 fishing season are required starting April 1. There are some new fishing regulations this season. Learn more in this week’s webcast with Fisheries Division Chief Greg Power.
Winter this year has been a mixed bag in North Dakota with parts of the state well covered in snow while other areas have received relatively little. So how are wildlife faring? Find out in this week's webcast.
The Conservation Reserve Program got its start with the 1985 Farm Bill. The program is geared toward water quality improvement, soil erosion prevention and increasing wildlife habitat. The program is accepting enrollment applications currently. This general signup period will continue to February 28, 2020. Learn more about the CRP program in this week’s webcast.
Spring turkey lottery applications are available online (application deadline February 12). Find out how the turkey populations are doing and what to expect from the coming season's hunt in this week's webcast.