North Dakota

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Government Lands: 10%

4,408,792 acres

Private Lands: 90%

40,838,080 acres

North Dakota

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Deer Gun License

1st lottery.

Resident: $30 | Nonresident: $250

Youth Deer Gun License

Resident: $10

Archery Deer License

Resident: $30 | Nonresident: $250

Youth Archery Deer License

Resident: $10

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Antelope

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Antelope Gun License

Resident: $30

Youth Antelope Gun License

Resident: $10

Archery Antelope License

Resident: $30

Youth Archery Antelope License

Resident: $10

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Elk

Total elk Boone and Crockett records for North Dakota: 13

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Elk Gun License

Resident: $30

Youth Elk Gun License

Resident: $10

Archery Elk License

Resident: $30

Youth Archery Elk License

Resident: $10

Application Fee

Resident non-refundable application fee for moose, elk, and sheep lottery applications. Non resident applies only to bighorn sheep.

Resident: $5

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Sheep

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Bighorn Sheep Gun License

Resident: $30 | Nonresident: $500

Youth Bighorn Sheep Gun License

Resident: $10

Archery Bighorn Sheep License

Resident: $30 | Nonresident: $500

Youth Archery Bighorn Sheep License

Resident: $10

Application Fee

Resident non-refundable application fee for moose, elk, and sheep lottery applications. Non resident applies only to bighorn sheep.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $100

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Moose

Total canada moose Boone and Crockett records for North Dakota: 2

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Moose Gun License

Resident: $30

Youth Moose Gun License

Resident: $10

Archery Moose License

Resident: $30

Youth Archery Moose License

Resident: $10

Application Fee

Resident non-refundable application fee for moose, elk, and sheep lottery applications. Non resident applies only to bighorn sheep.

Resident: $5

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Mountain Lion

Game Management Units

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Furbearer License

Resident: $15

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Turkey

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Small Game License

For turkey, pheasant, grouse, quail, partridge, duck, goose, and dove. Non resident is for 14 days.

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $100

Wild Turkey License

Spring and fall 1st lottery. Non resident fall turkey 1st lottery.

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $80

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Coyote

Season bag limit: no limit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Furbearer License

Resident: $15

Furbearer & Nongame

Unprotected species, fox, and coyote.

Nonresident: $40

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Bobcat

Game Management Units

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Furbearer License

Resident: $15

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Fox

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Furbearer License

Resident: $15

Furbearer & Nongame

Unprotected species, fox, and coyote.

Nonresident: $40

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Pheasant

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Small Game License

For turkey, pheasant, grouse, quail, partridge, duck, goose, and dove. Non resident is for 14 days.

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $100

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Grouse

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Small Game License

For turkey, pheasant, grouse, quail, partridge, duck, goose, and dove. Non resident is for 14 days.

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $100

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Duck

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Small Game License

For turkey, pheasant, grouse, quail, partridge, duck, goose, and dove. Non resident is for 14 days.

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $100

Federal Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Harvest Information Program Registration

HIP required.

14 Day Waterfowl License

Statewide. For two 7-day periods or one 14 day period.

Nonresident: $153

Zone-restricted Waterfowl License

See regulations for further details for each zone.

Nonresident: $103

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Goose

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Small Game License

For turkey, pheasant, grouse, quail, partridge, duck, goose, and dove. Non resident is for 14 days.

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $100

Early Canada Goose

Required of all hunters regardless of age to hunt the early canada goose seasons.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $50

Spring Light Goose

Required of all non residents.

Nonresident: $50

Federal Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Harvest Information Program Registration

HIP required.

15 Day Waterfowl License

Statewide. For two 7-day periods or one 14 day period.

Nonresident: $153

Zone-restricted Waterfowl License

See regulations for further details for each zone.

Nonresident: $103

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Dove

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Small Game License

For turkey, pheasant, grouse, quail, partridge, duck, goose, and dove. Non resident is for 14 days.

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $100

Harvest Information Program Registration

HIP required.

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Upland Bird

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Small Game License

For turkey, pheasant, grouse, quail, partridge, duck, goose, and dove. Non resident is for 14 days.

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $100

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2

Rabbit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Game & Habitat License

Need only to purchase on per year.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $20

Furbearer & Nongame

Unprotected species, fox, and coyote.

Nonresident: $40

Hunting, Fishing, Furbearer Certificate

Need only to purchase one per year.

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $2