UND Offering Five Archery Deer Tags At Forest River Site

UND again this fall is opening its Forest River (N.D.) Field Station to five archery deer hunters. In 2013, UND partnered with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department to establish the Forest River station as a wildlife management area. The station is about 35 miles northwest of Grand Forks and includes 160 acres of…
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Grand Forks Homeowner Makes Pleasant Discovery Of A Cardinal Nest In Her Yard

Cardinals are becoming more abundant in Grand Forks and across the region, and Joanna Pearson was pleasantly surprised  Saturday to discover a pair nesting in the bottom branch of an evergreen tree in her yard on Ninth Avenue North. Pearson says she found the nest trimming her pine trees and was  able to get photos…
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Minnesota And North Dakota To Receive Annual Wildlife And Sportfish Restoration Funds

I’m playing catch-up after being out of the office for a couple of days, but here are some outdoorsy items of note as the weekend approaches. Minnesota, North Dakota to receive annual sportfish, wildlife restoration funds U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on Thursday announced $1.1 billion in annual funding for state wildlife agencies…
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North Dakota Spring Breeding Duck Index Lowest Since 1994 But Still 23 Percent Above Long-Term Average, Game And Fish Says

Recent localized heavy rains aside, it’s been a dry spring across most of North Dakota, and the conditions appear to be affecting breeding duck numbers. Based on results from the Game and Fish Department’s 70th annual spring breeding duck survey, the duck index in May was 2.95 million birds, down 15 percent from last year.…
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Red River Valley Catfish League Is On A Roll After Week Five

Week five of the Red River Valley Catfish League is in the books, and 24 teams competed in Wednesday night’s competition launching from the Whopper John Little Boat Landing below Riverside Dam in Grand Forks. Fishing, overall, was tough, organizers say, which is consistent with most fishing reports from recent days. Teams can weigh in…
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