Capercaillie and partridge seasons open Saturday | State and Regional

Grouse and partridge hunting seasons in North Dakota open on Saturday.

The shooting schedule is half an hour before sunrise until sunset. Sharptails, Rufous Rufous, and Partridge each have a daily limit of three and a possession limit of 12.

All hunters must have a general hunting and habitat license. Hunters over the age of 16 also need a small game license.

For other season information and regulations, hunters should refer to North Dakota Hunting and Trapping Guide 2022-23. It is available online at