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Leier: Paddlefish are a unique resource for ND

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

In my early years with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, I was a district game warden.
Prior to assuming responsibility for a district, new wardens learn different required skills from experienced wardens at stations around the state. My pr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND paddlefish season sees record citations

June 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota game wardens issued a record number of citations during the paddlefish snagging season last month.

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Paddlefish snagging season opens in northwest ND

May 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON May Day marks the start of the annual paddlefish snagging season in northwestern North Dakota. Continue Reading

Not an easy feat: North Dakota paddlefish snagging season opens on Tuesday, until end of the month

April 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Fishing is a game of patience. Continue Reading

S.D. to offer paddlefish permits on Lake Francis Case

April 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Lake Francis Case on the Missouri River in South Dakota will have a paddlefish snagging season for the first time in about 30 years. Continue Reading

Paddlefish snagging set at Lake Francis Case, first in 30 years

April 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Restocking efforts have paid off with a rebuilt fish population in the lake. Continue Reading

Paddlefish going through N.D. dam, dying

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