North Dakota Suburban Deer Management Archive - North Dakota


Deer Hunt in Fargo City Limits Expanding June 20, 2013 North Dakota, Valley News Live

... Johnson has seen quite a few deer come around the house, but he would not call them a nuisance. Even though Melissa Dixon has had some problems with them eating some of her plants, she loves the deer being around here. But plenty of people in the area are not happy about them... An annual deer hunt that has been happening since 2006 ...


History Behind the Deer Management Program June 9, 2011 North Dakota Urban

History Behind the Deer Management Program.

In 2005, the City of Fargo Board of Commissioners was petitioned by citizens to address the...This group discussed the following possibilities for reducing the number of deer within the city

of Fargo:

• Live trapping and relocation of deer.

• Deer contraception.

• Herd reduction through harvest by archery

Randy Kreil of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department discussed the options of live trapping and contraception of deer. In his professional opinion these options where very costly and required extensive manpower. The group ruled out these two options.



Fargo, Numbers out for Fargo's urban hunt. Bow hunters do well taking deer -- but turkey harvest small March 23, 2015 North Dakota, KFGO

... Bow hunters who participated in Fargo's 2014-2015 annual wildlife management program harvested 35 deer ... Since the program started in 2006, 182 deer have been harvested...


Urban Deer Hunt Successful March 18, 2011 North Dakota KFGO FARGO -

Archers took 9 deer along the Red River corridor during Fargo's latest deer management season. Hunt coordinator, police lieutenant Gene Anderson, says that's average for the season in its third year. He's recommending the bow hunt to continue....The city authorized the hunt in 2006 after residents complained deer were destroying yards and causing safety problems for drivers.


Fort Ransom seeks to control deer population September, 9, 2011 North Dakota, WDAY

... tree destruction, especially in the state park. Fort Ransom is one of three state parks in the state to allow the hunt ... inside the fence natural tree growth [natural as if there should be no animals in the forest]. Outside, still natural tree growth but open to be eaten by the deer. Park rangers even tried putting pepper on the trees to stop the deer, but that didn't work so the only solution was to put these cages around every single tree in the park....Jamestown considers, rejects urbandeer hunt December 10, 2010 North Dakota Valley News Live AP - December 10, 2010 5:35 AM ET The City Council considered an archery season within city limits to reduce the deer herd after complaints about property ... but decided against the hunt with safety being one issue. There are urban deer hunts in Fargo and Bismark.


Hallock sets up urban deer hunt season April 10, 2013 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald

... The hunt was established in the Kittson County seat of 900 people to reduce the town's deer population, estimated at more than 100. The impetus for the urban deer season was residents' complaints about damage the whitetail deer did to gardens and bushes ... The city will issue 30 bow-hunting licenses ... the town’s deer population, estimated at more than 100...


Jamestown considers, rejects urbandeer hunt December 10, 2010 North Dakota Valley News Live AP - December 10, 2010 5:35 AM ET The City Council considered an archery season within city limits to reduce the deer herd after complaints about property ... but decided against the hunt with safety being one issue. There are urban deer hunts in Fargo and Bismark.


No deer hunting season planned for city. Hunting doesn't solve the problem December 9, 2010 North Dakota Jamestown Sun Deer hanging out within city limits has been a problem for a number of years in Jamestown with occasional deer-vehicle accidents at the bottom of Mill Hill. ...


Streeter, Small North Dakota town might have more deer than people, no complaints so far January 21, 2011

Pioneer Press AP STREETER, ND — The small southeast North Dakota town of Streeter might have more deer than people. About 150 people live in the town, and residents ...


WhiteHall Considers Cull July 7, 2011 North Dakato

Fellow council members Philip Lahr and Harold Berkoben, however, expressed concerns, saying that they should consider other options...."Here are your options: Kill them," council member Glenn Nagy said....Lahr disagreed, saying that the use of Deer Off repellent worked on his property....The council finally gave McKnown the go-ahead to meet with the resident expert to see what methods might be used to "thin the herd."