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Behind the Badge

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Double Trippers

Some people just don't think that game and fish laws apply to them, as Warden Michael Raasakka shows in this Behind the Badge.

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Learning to Fish

While enforcement is a large part of a game warden's job, sometimes it is the side duties that have the most impact. Learn more in this Behind the Badge by Game Warden Zane Manhart.

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Avoiding Trouble

In this Behind the Badge, Warden Kenneth Skuza offers some simple tips to smooth your summer boating experience.

Contact a Warden

Report All Poachers: 701-328-9921

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Annual Reports

Each February in the North Dakota Outdoors magazine, the Department publishes a summary of violations and enforcement activities for the preceding year. Those reports are available online below.

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Enforcement Careers

A career as a game warden can be both challenging and highly rewarding. This career is ideal for many self-motivated individuals who enjoy working with the public and have a knowledge of and appreciation for natural resources.