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2022 Season Dates

The following is a listing of North Dakota Hunting Seasons (alphabetical by species). Note: Species that have youth seasons or split spring/fall seasons will be listed multiple times in the species selection box.

Note: Dates listed as TENTATIVE are subject to change until their proclamation has been signed.

Be sure to select the correct date range as many seasons cross the calendar year.
For example:

  • The 2017-2018 pheasant season was from 10/07/2017 – 01/07/2018.
  • The 2018-2019 pheasant season dates are 10/06/2018-01/06/2019.

Bighorn Sheep

Regular

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Bighorn Sheep

Canada Geese

Regular - Nonresident

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Canada Geese

Regular - Resident

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Canada Geese

Crow

Spring - Regular

Statewide

Opens: Closes: Season Dates Status: FinalizedHunting Information - Crow

Fall - Regular

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Crow

Doves

Regular

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Doves

Ducks and Coots, Mergansers

Regular

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Ducks and Coots, Mergansers
Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Ducks and Coots, Mergansers

Resident

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Ducks and Coots, Mergansers
Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Ducks and Coots, Mergansers

Ducks and Coots

Veteran/Active Military Personnel Waterfowl Season

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Ducks and Coots

Elk

Bow

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Elk

Regular

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Elk

Fisher

Regular - Traps, cable devices

Open Area Only

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Fisher

Hungarian Partridge

Regular

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Hungarian Partridge

Light Geese

Early Resident Waterfowl

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Light Geese

Regular Waterfowl

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Light Geese

Moose

Bow

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Moose

Regular

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Moose

Deer, Mule and White-tailed

Bow

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Deer, Mule and White-tailed

Regular

All Units

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Deer, Mule and White-tailed

Muzzleloader

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Deer, Mule and White-tailed

Pronghorn

Bow

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Pronghorn

Gun or Bow

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Pronghorn

Ring-necked Pheasants

Regular (Male Pheasants Only)

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Ring-necked Pheasants

Ruffed Grouse

Regular

Restricted

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Ruffed Grouse

Sandhill Crane

Regular

Unit 2

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Sandhill Crane

Unit 1

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Sandhill Crane

Sharp-tailed Grouse

Regular

Statewide (see exceptions)

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Sharp-tailed Grouse

Tundra Swan

Regular

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Tundra Swan

Turkey

Fall - Regular

All open units

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Turkey

White-fronted Geese

Regular - Nonresident

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - White-fronted Geese

Regular - Resident

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - White-fronted Geese

Wilson's Snipe

Regular

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Wilson's Snipe

Woodcock

Regular

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Woodcock

Ring-necked Pheasants (Youth Season)

Youth

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Ring-necked Pheasants (Youth Season)

Deer, Mule and White-tailed (Youth Season)

Youth Season

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: TentativeHunting Information - Deer, Mule and White-tailed (Youth Season)

Turkey (Youth Spring Season)

Spring - Youth

All open units

Opens: Closes: Season Dates Status: FinalizedHunting Information - Turkey (Youth Spring Season)

Ducks (Youth Waterfowl Season)

Youth Waterfowl

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Ducks (Youth Waterfowl Season)

Light Geese (Spring Conservation Order)

Spring Conservation Order

Statewide

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Light Geese (Spring Conservation Order)

Turkey (Spring Season)

Spring Regular

All open units

Opens: Closes: Season Dates Status: FinalizedLottery Deadline: Lottery Deadline Date Status: FinalizedHunting Information - Turkey (Spring Season)

Canada Geese (Early Season)

August Management Take/Early September Season

Opens: Season Dates Status: TentativeHunting Information - Canada Geese (Early Season)