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NDGF Asking the Public to Report Bald Eagle Nests

By Bob Mercer Hunting seasons for elk received approval from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission during its April meeting in Rapid City....

Partial Goose Lake closure OK’d by SDGFP Commission

By Bob Mercer, American News Correspondent A couple from rural Codington County won approval on April 6 to close 26 acres of Goose Lake so...

Understanding Common Turkey Calls

Staff reports Wild turkeys use an assortment of vocalizations, and understanding how different calls are used in a turkey’s world can help you become a...

Nearly 1,000 Students Participating in SD High School Clay Target League

Staff reports The South Dakota State High School Clay Target League nearly doubled in size this year, as 949 students from 36 high-school teams are...

Sign up Now for HuntSAFE Class

Staff reports The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is currently accepting registrations for HuntSAFE classes. Classes are held statewide throughout the year, and...

NDGF Summarizes 2017 Deer Seasons

Staff reports BISMARCK, N.D. — A total of 49,407 North Dakota deer hunters took approximately 30,100 deer during the 2017 deer gun-hunting season, according to...

NDGF Asking the Public to Report Bald Eagle Nests

Staff reports The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is asking for help in locating active bald eagle nests in North Dakota. NDGF conservation biologist Sandra...

How Cold Water Affects Fish Behavior

By Ty Moos, SDGFP Resource Biologist All local fish species are poikilothermic ectotherms, a fancy scientific term describing cold-blooded animals with body temperatures that change...

North Dakota Offering Limited Nonresident Any-Deer Bow Licenses

Staff reports The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will have 502 any-deer bow licenses available to nonresidents in 2018. Only 382 any-deer nonresident archery...

GFP Commission Adopts Proposal to Cube Preference Points

By Bob Mercer, American News Correspondent PIERRE – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission gambled on the unknown during its January meeting in...