Bighorn ram

Bighorn Sheep

Has Youth Season

No

ND Resident Only

No

Lottery

Yes

Note: The bighorn sheep lottery is scheduled in September, after summer population surveys are completed and total licenses are determined. Once the lottery is held, successful applicants will be contacted to select a hunting unit.

Season Dates

Season Hunting Units Opens Closes Season Dates Status
Regular UNITS B1, B3, B4 Finalized

Lottery Information

Application Deadline: (Date Finalized)

License Requirements

Residents must possess the following licenses:

  • Fishing, Hunting and Furbearer Certificate
  • General Game and Habitat License or
  • Combination License (includes Small Game, General Game and Habitat, Furbearer, and Fishing licenses)
  • Bighorn Sheep License

Nonresidents must possess the following licenses:

  • Nonresident Fishing, Hunting and Furbearer Certificate
  • General Game and Habitat License
  • Nonresident Bighorn Sheep License

Regulations

Other Unit/Season Specific Restrictions for Bighorn Sheep

Male bighorn sheep only.