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North Dakota Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 10 – 
January 8, 2017

North Dakota Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$20

Non-Resident License Fees:
$122 (14-day total with habitat stamp)
$100 for each additional 14-day period

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*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific
Ruffed Grouse

North Dakota Ruffed Grouse Season

September 10 – January 8, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Sharptail Grouse

North Dakota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 10 – January 8, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Hungarian Partridge

North Dakota Hungarian Partridge Season

September 10 – January 8, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

North Dakota Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 8 – January 8, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Prairie Chicken

North Dakota Prairie Chicken Season

Closed in 2016 due to low populations

Woodcock

North Dakota Woodcock Season

September 24 – November 7, 2016

 Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Dad with Rooster

Making Kansas Memories

Opening day in Kansas occupies a sacred  place for me since this is the territory  where my upland obsession really took hold years ago. The bulk of the state has a dismal bird forecast like much of the rest of the Midwest this year. There are some bright spots which have been deemed the north … Read more

Brian Koch
Lab in a Watering Hole

Getting to Know the Rubys a Foot at a Time

Going from barely above sea level to over 8,000 feet in the span of a few days is challenging. So I’ve elected to start this hunt just focusing on the next step.  Sure I’m here to bird hunt. But right now we just have to get  legs and lungs acclimated to this new environment. I … Read more

Brian Koch
Public Land Ptarmigan

To the Edge with Friends and Dogs

We all have limits. But that edge is never static. It’s a river that rages perilously close or meanders docile and aimless in the distance. Most people are perfectly comfortable keeping a healthy distance—there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. But there is something about that torrent that is captivating and revealing. What we see … Read more

Brian Koch