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Big Game Transportation Rules

Big game hunters are reminded of requirements for transporting deer, elk and moose carcasses and carcass parts into and within North Dakota as a precaution against the possible spread of chronic wasting disease. Hunters harvesting a big game animal this fall in North Dakota deer unit 3F2 cannot transport a carcass containing the head and […]

Federal Duck Stamp Available for Electronic Purchase

This year’s 2015-16 federal duck stamp is now available for electronic purchase by visiting the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website,gf.nd.gov. In addition, license vendors that are registered with the Game and Fish Department’s licensing system can sell the electronic duck stamp, as does the department’s instant licensing telephone number, 800-406-6409. Physical stamps are […]

2015 North Dakota Deer Lottery Held

North Dakota’s deer gun lottery has been held and individual results are available online at the State Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov.   More than 1,400 antlerless deer gun licenses remain. Only resident applicants who were unsuccessful in the first lottery can apply for remaining licenses.   The first lottery application process – deer gun, muzzleloader, youth […]

Game Warden Pilot Exam

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has scheduled an examination to select candidates for the position of game warden pilot. The test is scheduled for Aug. 21 at 10 a.m., at the department’s main office in Bismarck. Applicants must register to take the exam no later than Aug. 19, by submitting an online application […]

Game Warden Pilot Exam

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has scheduled an examination to select candidates for the position of game warden pilot. The test is scheduled for Aug. 21 at 10 a.m., at the department’s main office in Bismarck. Applicants must register to take the exam no later than Aug. 19, by submitting an online application […]

2015 North Dakota Swan Applications

The online application for North Dakota’s 2015 tundra swan license lottery is available on the State Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. The deadline for applying is Aug. 19. Paper applications will be available the end of July from Game and Fish offices, county auditors and license vendors. Hunters can also apply by calling 800-406-6409. […]

2015 North Dakota Early Canada

North Dakota’s early Canada goose season is set, and bag limits and licensing requirements are the same as last year. The season will open Aug. 15 and continue through Sept. 15, except in the Missouri River Zone where the season ends Sept. 7. The early Canada goose season has a limit of 15 daily and […]