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Sept 13 grouse & partridge seasons open

North Dakota hunters should expect similar to slightly higher numbers of sharp-tailed grouse, Hungarian partridge and ruffed grouse this hunting season compared to 2013. The season opensSept. 13. Shooting hours are one-half hour before sunrise to sunset. Sharptails, ruffed grouse and Huns each have a daily limit of three and a possession limit of 12. […]

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North Dakota’s upland game hunting seasons kick into full gear on Sept 13 with the sharptail grouse, hungarian partridge and ruffed grouse seasons opening. Biologist Aaron Robinson has a season preview Watch the video here or click this link http://gf.nd.gov/publications/television/outdoors-online-webcast More info on upland game hunting http://gf.nd.gov/publications/television/outdoors-online-webcast _________________ Doug Leier

opening day of archery deer season

North Dakota’s deer archery season opens Friday, Aug. 29 at noon, and bowhunters are reminded that deer bow licenses and accompanying tags are only available through electronic purchase. Bowhunters can buy a license online at the State Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov; by calling 800-406-6409; or at license vendors in counties that are linked […]

Sept 3 turkey deadline

North Dakota’s fall turkey season is set with 3,805 licenses available to hunters, 215 fewer than last year. Prospective hunters, including gratis applicants, can apply online, or print out an application to mail, at the State Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov. Paper applications will be available by Aug. 22 from Game and Fish offices, […]

dove season opens Sept 1

North Dakota’s dove season opens statewide Sept. 1, and hunters are reminded to register with the Harvest Information Program prior to hunting. The daily limit is 15 and possession limit is 45. Shooting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset. The season is open through Nov. 9. All dove hunters must possess a fishing, […]

swan lottery held

North Dakota’s swan lottery has been held and more than 300 licenses remain. Only hunters who do not have a swan license for the 2014 season can apply, as regulations limit hunters to one license per year. Beginning Sept. 3, all remaining licenses will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Resident and nonresident hunters […]

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North Dakota’s Report All Poachers hotline is 1800.472.2121 poaching tips can be called in 24 hours a day 7 day’s a week. But what details are game wardens looking for? Chief of Enforcement for ND Game and Fish is Robert Timian has the answer and more. Watch the video here or click this link http://gf.nd.gov/publications/television/outdoors-online-webcast […]

baiting restrictions

Hunters are reminded that hunting big game over bait is prohibited on all state owned or managed wildlife management areas, all U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service national wildlife refuges and waterfowl production areas, U.S. Forest Service national grasslands, and all North Dakota state school, state park and state forest service lands. The governor’s proclamation relating […]

2014 North Dakota archery deer season

North Dakota’s deer archery season opens Friday, Aug. 29 at noon, and bowhunters are reminded that deer bow licenses and accompanying tags are only available through electronic purchase. Bowhunters can buy a license online at the State Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov; by calling 800-406-6409; or at license vendors in counties that are linked […]