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Youth Pheasant Weekend Sept. 29-30

North Dakota’s two-day youth pheasant season is Sept. 29-30. Legally licensed residents and nonresidents ages 15 and younger may hunt roosters statewide. Resident youth hunters, regardless of age, must possess a fishing, hunting and furbearer certificate and general game and habitat license. Nonresident youth hunters from states that provide a reciprocal licensing agreement for North […]

Youth Waterfowl is Sept. 15-16

North Dakota’s two-day youth waterfowl season is Sept. 15-16. Legally licensed resident and nonresident youth waterfowl hunters age 15 and younger may hunt ducks, geese, coots and mergansers statewide. The daily bag limit and species restrictions for the youth season are the same as for regular duck and goose seasons. Exception: the additional two blue-winged […]

have you read?

The 2018 August/September  North Dakota Outdoors magazine is available FREE online right now here. You’ll find ND Game and Fish Director Terry Steinwand’s column Matters Of Opinion inside the cover. Last year at this time there were a number of unknowns heading into the fall hunting season. The unknowns centered around the fallout for North Dakota’s wildlife, pheasants and […]

Hunters Asked to Submit Wing Envelopes

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is once again asking upland game hunters for help with future bird management, by simply collecting some feathers from harvested birds and sending in wing envelopes this fall. Wing data allows biologists to assess production, determine the timing of hatches, and get a better understanding of the harvest […]