Outdoorsmen push to increase own license fees
Published 01/19/2013, The Jamestown Sun
North Dakota outdoorsmen are willing to come to the rescue of the state’s Game and Fish Department as its reserve fund is running out. The department has been deficit spending, or using reserve funds, since 2009 due to an array of issues while flooding and unusual weather decreased wildlife populations and the number of hunting and fishing licenses sold. The department relies on license sales for 56 percent of its revenue.Word count: 595
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