North Dakotans who want to give fishing a try are reminded they can fish for free June 3-4. That is the state’s Free Fishing Weekend, when all residents age 16 and over can fish any North Dakota water without a license. Residents age 15 and under do not need a fishing license at any time of year.
It is time to apply for the deer lottery. This year there will be 54,500 licenses available (5,500 more than last year). Find out more about how this upcoming season is looking in this week's webcast. Note: Application Deadline is June 7.
RAP Auction - May 20, 2017 at the State Fair Center in Minot (doors open 10 a.m.)
Aquatic Nuisance Species continue to be a concern in the state. Find out what is being done to try and control their spread and how the state is faring so far in this week's webcast.
In a continuation of our spring fishing preview series, today's webcast covers the fishing prospects in the southeast fishing district and the Red River.
In a continuation of our spring fishing preview series, today's webcast covers the fishing prospects in the northeast and northwest fishing districts.
In a continuation of our spring fishing preview series, today's webcast covers the fishing prospects in the North Central and southwest fishing districts.
With spring comes open water fishing. In the next few weekly webcasts, Department fisheries staff will discuss the fishing outlooks for areas around the state. Today's webcast focuses on the south central fishing district and the Missouri River system.
The ice is disappearing off North Dakota's waters, and soon it will be time to haul out the boat and head to the boat ramp on your favorite lake or river. Watch this week's webcast for an update on the status of North Dakota's boat ramps this spring.
With spring here, ice is beginning to give way, and open water fishing is just around the corner. So how is the 2017 summer fishing season shaping up? Get an overview in this week’s webcast with fisheries division chief Greg Power.