August 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK This was a good year for raising walleyes at the Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery a record-setter in terms of the number of walleyes stocked in North Dakota lakes. Continue Reading
March 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
After dodging a budget bullet a year ago, the national fish hatchery at the Garrison Dam is again facing funding uncertainties that could jeopardize the mission of federal hatcheries across the country. Continue Reading
March 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The state Game and Fish Department says Royce Johnston of New Town was fishing at the Garrison Dam Tailrace when he reeled in his lake trout, breaking a record that had stood for 30 years.
March 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Record water releases through the Garrison and Oahe (oh-AH’-hee) dams in the Dakotas during Missouri River flooding last year resulted in substantial losses of smelt, but the recovery could be quick.
November 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineres opened the spillway gates for the first time in the dam’s half-century history last summer because of the flooding Missouri River. Continue Reading
August 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
he North Dakota Game and Fish Department says many boat ramps are likely to require substantial repairs after the flooded Missouri River recedes. Continue Reading
August 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The fish that can weigh 100 pounds spawn in northwestern North Dakota and eastern Montana near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers. They’re not endangered, but their numbers are declining and biologists keep close tabs on them. Continue Reading