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Behind the Badge

Cartoon car packed with fish

Hot Bite on a Cold Day

Devils Lake can offer some amazing fall fishing making it easy for anglers to catch their limit of fish…and then some. Read more in this Behind The Badge post from Game Warden Drew Johnson.

Wardens with trick-or-treating kids

Positive Times

Game wardens do a lot for our communities including stepping outside of their core duties and assisting with efforts to provide our kids with positive experiences. Learn more in this post by Game Warden Jerad Bluem.

Moose running


When dealing with people who have committed a hunting violation, wardens are often treated to lies and evasion, so much so that encountering honesty and integrity can come as a bit of a shock.

Deer target

You Never Know...

Sometimes the call from dispatch ends up being about a serious incident, sometimes...not so much...

People working on getting an ice house and truck out of the water

Treacherous Ice

Ice fishing is a much loved and time honored sport here in North Dakota, but it has its treacherous side as Warden Ken Skuza can attest. 

People in a boat on a ND lake

Boating Lifestyle

While boating started out as a hobby for District Game Warden Shawn Sperling, it led him to his profession.