North Dakota's moose, elk and bighorn sheep hunters had a successful 2001 season. Harvest statistics released by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department show overall hunter success was 91 percent for moose, 46 percent for elk and 100 percent for bighorn sheep.
The department issued 151 moose licenses last year. Of that total, 137 hunters were successful, taking 89 antlered and 48 antlerless.
Of 231 elk licenses issued last year, 106 hunters harvested 52 antlered and 54 antlerless.
One bighorn sheep unit was open in 2001. Four licenses were issued in Unit B4 and all hunters tagged adult rams.