Hunting Seasons

Deer Bow:

Friday closest to September 1st

Deer Gun:

Friday prior to November 11th

Antelope Bow:

Friday closest to September 1st


Second Saturday in October

Sharptail, Huns, Roughed Grouse:

Saturday closest to September 12th


Saturday closest to October 1st


September 1st

Sandhill Cranes:

Saturday closest to September 8th

Questions? Email

Seasons and licensing: The North Dakota Game and Fish Department sets the dates and licensing fees for most seasons in late August each year. You can obtain this information by writing them at

100 N. Bismark Expressway
Bismark, ND 58501
Phone: 701-328-6300

Small Game and Waterfowl License may be obtained from Game & Fish or from any North Dakota County Auditor's Office. Call 1-800-406-6409 for license over the phone by Master Card or Visa.