North Dakota Hunting News

North Dakota Changes Regulations for WMAs
North Dakota Game and Fish Department regulations governing public use of the state's wildlife management areas have been amended effective immediately. The change involves tree stands, paintballing and geocaching.
North Dakota 2009 Gun Season Deadline June 3rd
North Dakota deer hunters are reminded the deadline for submitting applications for the 2009 gun season is June 3.
North Dakota BOW Event August 7-9
Women who want to learn more about outdoor activities are encouraged to participate in the 15th annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop Aug. 7-9 at Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau.
North Dakota Guide and Outfitter Test Set for May 9th
The next guide and outfitter written examination is May 9 at 1 p.m. at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department office in Bismarck. The test is given periodically to anyone interested in becoming a hunting guide or outfitter in the state.
Winter Will Determine Health of Wildlife in North Dakota
North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists indicate the final 4-6 weeks of winter will be critical to the health of the state's wildlife.
North Dakota Reduces Number of Spring Turkey Permits
The state Game and Fish Department has proposed 7,135 wild turkey licenses for North Dakota's spring hunting season, down 165 from 2008.
North Dakota Residents Can Follow Legislation on Website
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will once again track hunting and fishing issues during the 2009 legislative session.
North Dakota Muzzleloader Season Starts Nov. 28th
North Dakota's muzzleloader deer season opens at noon Friday, Nov. 28 and continues through Dec. 14. Hunters with a lottery muzzleloader license can hunt white-tailed deer statewide.
North Dakota Prohibits Hunting Over Bait
The U.S. Forest Service is the latest land management agency in North Dakota to prohibit hunting big game and other wildlife over bait. Dave Pieper, Grasslands supervisor, signed an order in September prohibiting hunting over bait on the Dakota Prairie Grasslands.
North Dakota Doe Licenses Available Through Jan 4th
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will continue to sell remaining doe licenses through the end of the archery season. There is no limit to the number of deer licenses a hunter can receive.