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Duck hunter with dog and decoys (left), little girl with fish she caught (right)

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Lottery Information

Lottery game species include bighorn sheep, deer, elk, moose, pronghorn, turkey and tundra swan.


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  • Darkhouse Spearfishing Registration
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  • Hunter Education
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  • Boat and Water Safety Education

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Certifications Information

Note: By law persons born after 1961 must take a certified hunter education course prior to obtaining a firearm or bow hunting license. Archery and trapping classes do not fulfill this requirement.

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  • North Dakota Outdoors Magazine
  • North Dakota Outdoors Calendar
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Subscriptions/Shopping Information

Note: The North Dakota Outdoors Calendar is the December issue of the North Dakota Outdoors Magazine, but it may also be ordered separately.

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