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Swan Hunt Applications due Aug. 15

Swan hunters are reminded the deadline for submitting an application for the 2018 season is Aug. 15.

 

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 statewide tundra swan hunting season is Sept. 29 – Dec. 30. A total of 2,700 licenses are available. Successful applicants will receive a tag to take one swan during the season. Since swans are classified as waterfowl, nonresidents may hunt them only during the period their nonresident waterfowl license is valid.

Swan Hunt Applications Online

Swan hunters who are interested in applying for a 2018 license can now submit an online application through the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. Paper applications are no longer available.

 

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. 15.

 

The statewide tundra swan hunting season is Sept. 29 - Dec. 30. A total of 2,700 licenses are available. Successful applicants will receive a tag to take one swan during the season. Since swans are classified as waterfowl, nonresidents may hunt them only during the period their nonresident waterfowl license is valid.

North Dakota Swan Hunt Applications Online Only

Swan hunters who are interested in applying for a 2017 license must submit an online application through the state Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. Paper applications are not available this year.

Tundra Swans photo by Craig Bihrle, ND Game and Fish

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. 16.

The statewide tundra swan hunting season is Sept. 30 – Dec. 31. A total of 2,700 licenses are available. Successful applicants will receive a tag to take one swan during the season. Since swans are classified as waterfowl, nonresidents may hunt them only during the period their nonresident waterfowl license is valid.

Swan Hunt Lottery Held, Licenses Remain

North Dakota’s swan lottery has been held and more than 180 licenses remain. Only hunters who do not have a swan license for the 2016 season can apply, as regulations limit hunters to one license per year.

Tundra Swansphoto by Craig Bihrle, ND Game and Fish

Beginning Sept. 7, all remaining licenses will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Resident and nonresident hunters will be able to apply online, or print out an application to mail, at the State Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov. Hunters may also request an application by calling the department’s Bismarck office at 701-328-6300. The license fee is $10 for residents and $30 for nonresidents.

The statewide tundra swan hunting season is Oct. 1 – Jan. 1, 2017.

swan tags remain

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 2013 season can apply, as regulations limit hunters to one license per year.

Beginning Sept. 4, all remaining licenses will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Resident and nonresident hunters will be able to apply online, or print out an application to mail, at the State Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov. Hunters may also request an application by calling the department’s Bismarck office at (701) 328-6300. The license fee is $5 for residents and $25 for nonresidents.

The statewide tundra swan hunting season is Sep. 28 – Dec. 29.