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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

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