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Bighorn sheep population stable in western N.D.

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Western North Dakota’s bighorn sheep population barely changed from their last count, according to North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists.

Game and Fish’s annual bighorn sheep survey revealed a minimum of 293 bighorn she…continue reading on

After $102,000 sale, GF&P to auction another bighorn license

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

FORT PIERRE — For the second year in a row, South Dakota will allow the auction of one hunting license for a ram bighorn sheep.

The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission approved the 2014 bighorn season Thursday including the auction plan.

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Bighorn sheep population stays steady

October 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Most everyone who hunts in North Dakota, whether they actually hunt deer or not, knows the opening day for deer gun season is Friday, Nov. 8.
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ND bighorn sheep survey has mixed results

September 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Wildlife officials say a summer survey indicates the number of bighorn sheep in western North Dakota remains steady. Continue Reading

Survey reveals 300 bighorn sheep

April 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

It’s a pretty consistent fact of life that the more we have, the less we appreciate it, and conversely, what we’re lacking we may tend to hold in a little higher regard.
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Western ND bighorn sheep population healthy

April 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA The bighorn sheep population in North Dakota has increased to its second-highest level on record, but hunting licenses still will not increase in the near future. Continue Reading

ND bighorn sheep license auctions for record $75K

April 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A North Dakota bighorn sheep hunting license sold at auction for a record $75,000. Continue Reading

Big game starts 2013 application season

March 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The deadline to submit an application for the 2013 North Dakota moose, elk and bighorn sheep license lottery is March 27.
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Hunters success rate for elk was high in western ND

February 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

In the middle of February, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department released its information on hunter’s success rates during the 2012 season.
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Bighorn sheep numbers rise in western North Dakota

September 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Many big game populations in western North Dakota are at low levels but bighorn sheep are bucking the trend, and that could mean better hunting in future years. Continue Reading