Fall Turkey Licenses Available
The 2004 fall wild turkey lottery has been held and 2,565 licenses remain in 15 units. Licenses are issued on a first-come, first-served basis, and are available to hunters who do not already have a license, or for those who want additional licenses, reports Carrie Whitney, licensing supervisor for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department.
Licenses remain for the following units: Unit 03, portions of Benson, Towner, Pierce and Ramsey counties, 92 licenses; Unit 04, portions of Billings and Golden Valley counties south of Interstate 94, 159; Unit 06, Bowman County, 32; Unit 13, Dunn County, 334; Unit 15, Emmons County, 50; Unit 17, portions of Billings and Golden Valley counties north of Interstate 94, 704; Unit 19, Grant and Sioux counties and a portion of Morton County, 128; Unit 21, Hettinger and Adams counties, 48; Unit 25, McHenry County and portions of Pierce and Ward counties, 124; Unit 27, McKenzie County, 560; Unit 31, Mountrail County, 43; Unit 44, Slope County, 66; Unit 45, Stark County, 65; Unit 51, Burke County and portions of Renville, Bottineau and Ward counties, 131; and Unit 99, Mercer and Oliver counties, 29.
Only North Dakota residents are eligible to apply. Individuals can apply online, or print out an application for mailing, at the game and fish internet web site discovernd.com/gnf. Applications are also available from the department's Bismarck office and county auditors. There is no limit to the number of licenses a person can receive.