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By Doug Leier, NDG&F Biologist For the past couple of years, North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists have put forth a concerted effort to inform state anglers about a condition called “barotrauma,” which can occur in fish caught from water depths of more than 25 feet.   It’s particularly a concern in North Dakota this time of year...

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Proposed changes to fishing regulations include annual “hoot owl” restrictions on certain stretches of the Madison River, ice spearing for northern pike, and gear limits on the middle, north and south forks of the Flathead River.

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HEY SUNSHINE!   While we may lose some of our rays today with clouds and storms rolling in on the breezes for the afternoon and evening, we take heart in the good stretch we’ve had and more to come after the upcoming bumpy ride.  We check out the weekend weather, deep fishing thoughts and amphibians in...

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By Nick Simonson   I’ve been prone to some idiotic moments in the outdoors, such as toting an unloaded shotgun racked over my shoulders on the way back from a long walk in the field, when all of a sudden birds start flushing; or missing a buck standing broadside at 20 yards with my bow...

KID CATCHES.  Today’s a great day to get out with a young angler – it’s warm, sunny, and calm – the kind of day that lingers in memory for a lifetime, so go out and make it happen. This stretch of late summer provides good opportunities for kids to get on fast biting fish.  In...

By Nick Simonson   The principles of catch-and-release angling and selective harvest have been part of the public fishing consciousness for several decades, with the idea that through proper landing, handling and treatment of caught fish, productive fisheries can be sustained and maintained through the actions of anglers.  While a noble pursuit and one practiced...

By Nick Simonson Everything moves faster in summer.  Kids on bikes zip down the hill in front of my house with lightning speed.  The days, despite being longer, disappear into the blur of humidity and haze of a hot day, filled with activity that barely allows a second to catch a deep breath of sweet...

While yellow perch are most notably pursued through the ice and are a primary target of many anglers throughout the region during the cold wea…