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Family after successful dove hunt

Hunting Virtual Mentor

For someone new to hunting, who took a leave from the outdoors for whatever reason, or wants to try a new type of hunting, getting started may seem a bit daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Check out the pages below on where to hunt, basic information on firearms and ammunition, and our comprehensive guides to getting started dove hunting, duck hunting and more.

Where to Hunt

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Find out where you can hunt in North Dakota

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Firearms and Ammunition

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Basic information on shotguns, rifles, and ammunition

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Dove Hunting

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Tips on how to hunt doves

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Duck Hunting

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Tips on how to hunt ducks over water

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Fall Turkey Hunting

Wild Turkey

Tips on how to hunt wild turkey in the fall

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Sharp-tailed grouse in the snow and grass

Find everything you need to know to start upland bird hunting in this free comprehensive online course provided by Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever.

Note: The North Dakota Game and Fish Department was a partner on this project funded by a Multistate Conservation Grant (#F22AP00799-00), a program funded from the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program, and jointly managed by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.