North Dakota Hunting News

North Dakota 2010 Deer Management Goals
Every five years, North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists establish a benchmark for deer licenses in the state - a number that will guide management decisions for several years.
North Dakota Sets Fall Deer Season, Online Apps Open June 9th
North Dakota's fall turkey season is set with 5,755 licenses available to hunters, according to Stan Kohn, upland game management supervisor for the state Game and Fish Department.
North Dakota Deer Hunt App Deadline June 2nd
North Dakota deer hunters are reminded the deadline for submitting applications for the 2010 gun season is June 2. Hunters are encouraged to apply online at the State Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov.
North Dakota Sets Deer Season, App Deadline June 2
North Dakota's 2010 deer season has been set with 116,775 licenses available to hunters this fall, a decrease of 27,625 from last year and the fewest since 2001.
North Dakota Bighorn Sheep Survey Shows Mixed Results
North Dakota's bighorn sheep population was primed for expansion after record numbers in 2008, but two consecutive severe winters have at least temporarily halted progress.
North Dakota Big Game Apps Due March 17th
Applications for this fall's bighorn sheep, elk and moose hunting seasons must be in the mail and postmarked before midnight March 17.
North Dakota GFD Requires Notification of Feral Swine
Landowners who know or suspect that feral swine are on their property must notify the State Board of Animal Health immediately.
North Dakota Spring Turkey App Deadline Approaching
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is offering 6,640 wild turkey licenses for the spring hunting season, down 495 from 2009. The 7 percent decrease is a result of poor turkey production in the badlands units of western North Dakota.
North Dakota Non-Resident Deer Bow Licenses
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will have 1,305 any-deer bow licenses available to nonresidents in 2010.
West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.