Fall hunting seasons are beginning in North Dakota with the calendar change to September.
Venison bow season opens Friday at noon. Mountain lion season also begins on that day. The pigeon season opens the day before, on Thursday.
Other openers this month are the sharp-tailed grouse, ruffed grouse, partridge and chipmunk on Saturday, September 10; young deer on Friday, September 16; juvenile waterfowl on Saturday, September 17; and resident waterfowl on Saturday, September 24, two days after fall begins.
Bow deer hunters can purchase a license online at the North Dakota Department of Fish and Game website, gf.nd.gov, or from vendors linked to the department’s online license system. Licenses purchased from vendors or Game and Fish headquarters in Bismarck still need to be mailed in, so hunters should plan accordingly.
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All archery hunters must have a bow tag in possession. They must also follow all managing agency regulations when using tree stands, ground blinds, and hunting cameras in public hunting areas, including displaying a team registration number, or name, address, and number. owner’s phone number, on all equipment left unattended in Hunting and hunting. Fish wildlife management areas.
Bait hunting is prohibited on many deer units to help stop the spread of debilitating chronic diseases.
More information about the regulations is at https://gf.nd.gov/regulations/deer.
Deer archery season continues through January 1. The regular North Dakota deer archery season begins at noon on Friday, November 4 and ends on Sunday, November 20.