Mourning doves

Doves

Has Youth Season

No

ND Resident Only

No

Lottery

No
The dates listed below are tentative until the season's proclamation is signed. Closing dates will be posted after the proclamation is signed and dates are finalized.

Season Dates

Season Hunting Units Opens Closes Season Dates Status
Regular Statewide Finalized

License Requirements

Residents must possess the following licenses:

  • Harvest Information Program registration (exception: not required to hunt crows)
  • Fishing, Hunting, and Furbearer Certificate
  • Small Game License (Not required of residents under age 16) and General Game and Habitat License
    or
    Combination License (includes Small Game, General Game and Habitat, Furbearer, and Fishing licenses)

Nonresidents must possess the following licenses:

  • Harvest Information Program registration (exception: not required to hunt crows)
  • Fishing, Hunting, Furbearer Certificate
  • General Game and Habitat License
  • Nonresident Small Game License (good for two 7-day periods or one 14-day period)

Regulations

Species Specific Regulations
Daily Limit15
Possession Limit45
Shooting Hours30 minutes before sunrise to sunset.

In addition to mourning doves, the bag limit includes Eurasian collared doves. It is illegal to shoot doves or other birds resting on utility lines or fixtures adjacent to such lines.