Dakota Trails - North Dakota Outdoor Sports

Fall Turkey Season Set

North Dakota’s fall turkey season is set, with 3,660 licenses available to hunters, 50 fewer than last year. Fall turkey hunters, including gratis applicants, who are interested in applying for a 2019 license can submit an online application through the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. Applications are also accepted at the department’s toll-free licensing line, […]

Deer Archery Season Opens Aug. 30

North Dakota’s deer archery season opens Friday, Aug. 30 at noon, and continues through Jan. 5, 2020.   Bowhunters can buy a license online at the state Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov; by calling 800-406-6409; or at vendors linked to the Game and Fish Department’s online licensing system. Hunters who purchase bow licenses at a vendor location […]

PLOTS Guide Available Online

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Private Land Open To Sportsmen Guide for 2019 is now available online at the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov. In addition, the free printed PLOTS guides will be available in mid-August at most license vendors and other locations throughout the state.   The guide will feature about 791,000 PLOTS acres. […]

Swan Application Deadline Aug. 14

Swan hunters are reminded the deadline for submitting an application for the 2019 season is Aug. 14.   Applicants must submit an online application through the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. North Dakota residents and nonresidents are eligible to apply. The resident swan license is $10, while the nonresident fee is $30.   The […]

This weeks Game and Fish news

First-Come, First-Served Deer Gun Licenses Available Aug. 8 Pronghorn Applications due Aug. 7 Hunters Reminded of Baiting Restrictions Equipment on Wildlife Management Areas Game Warden Exam Set for Sept. 6 First-Come, First-Served Deer Gun Licenses Available Aug. 8 More than 3,000 antlerless deer gun licenses are still available in 12 units after the North Dakota […]

Swan Hunt Applications Online

Swan hunters who are interested in applying for a 2019 license can now submit an online application through the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov.   North Dakota residents and nonresidents are eligible to apply. The resident swan license is $10, while the nonresident fee is $30. The deadline for applying is Aug. 14.   […]