North Dakota Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 8 –
January 6, 2019

North Dakota Bird Hunting

Resident License Fees:
$30 (Small Game with habitat stamp)

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

Purchase License Online

Visit State DNR Website

*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

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State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

Ruffed Grouse

North Dakota Ruffed Grouse Season

September 8 – January 6, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Sharptail Grouse

North Dakota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 8 – January 6, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Hungarian Partridge

North Dakota Hungarian Partridge Season

September 8 – January 6, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

North Dakota Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 6 – January 6, 2019

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 22 – November 5, 2018

 Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Shotgun Innovation

Innovation in Shotguns

As a hunter when you walk the 12.5 miles of aisles of the National Shooting Sports Federation (NSSF) SHOT Show it becomes clear pretty quickly that you’re in the minority. Though this is the single largest gathering of shooting, hunting and outdoor gear in the world with over 1600 exhibitors, more than half serve the … Read more

North Carolina Hunt

Rough Grouse in the South

Even though my grandfather’s family settled in the Southern Appalachians generations ago, the relatives who still reside here are all strangers. It could be the early morning delirium, but I have the feeling I am meant to hunt here. I’ve been convinced by Ultimate Uplanders, Johnnie and Robbie, that bird hunting is alive and well … Read more