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Leier: Vast expansion of ND fisheries

August 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

The well documented and discussed wet cycle and expansion of fisheries is not new to most anglers, or even people who don’t fish. Anyone over the age of 25 can attest to the continuing growth and expansion of water and fisheries in North Dakota.
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Leier: North Dakota fisheries remain upbeat

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

In 1988 I was a sophomore in high school, I was more than happy to catch a few perch, walleye or northern pike, and sometimes even bullheads.
It seems I never had a problem finding the yellow-bellied, numerous-yet-undesirable fish, even when the num…continue reading on

Relentless winter puts work on hold for fisheries, wildlife managers

April 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Spring’s late arrival is weighing on everyone who enjoys spending time outdoors, but it’s even more of a drag for fisheries and wildlife managers.
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White Earth Fisheries nets, measures, tags lake sturgeon

October 16, 2012 in DL-Online

A man’s hands often reflect what he does for a living. To see Gerald “Jeep” Roberts’ and Curt Uran’s rough bloody hands, you know their work is not easy. Continue Reading

Coahran to lead Spicer fisheries office, New London hatchery

January 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SPICER Dave Coahran will lead the Department of Natural Resources’s fisheries staff in Spicer as supervisor, according to an announcement by the DNR today. Continue Reading

Fish populations rebounding in lakes Sakakawea, Oahe

August 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A state fisheries says the drought years of the early 2000s hurt the fish populations in the Missouri River reservoirs because low water reduced spawning habitat and the forage base. Continue Reading

DNR seeks comments on environmental assessment worksheet for the Minnesota Falls Dam Removal Project

July 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments until July 27 on an environmental assessment worksheet that was prepared for a project to remove the Minnesota Falls Dam located on the Minnesota River in Yellow Medicine and Chippewa counties.
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DNR early retirements to be felt in region

December 23, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Two managers responsible for some of this area’s most highly-regarded and popular resources have left the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as part of a retirement incentive program.
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Hook was set long ago

December 23, 2010 in West Central Tribune

SPICER As certain as a fish taking the bait, Bruce Gilbertson was destined to make fisheries management his career.
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