Tentative 2018 Season Opening Dates To help North Dakota hunters prepare for hunting seasons in 2018, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department annually provides its best estimate for opening dates for the coming year. Dates become official when approved by governor's proclamation. Tentative opening dates for 2018 include: Spring Turkey April 14 Deer and […]

Tentative 2018 Season Opening Dates

To help North Dakota hunters prepare for hunting seasons in 2018, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department annually provides its best estimate for opening dates for the coming year.

Dates become official when approved by governor's proclamation. Tentative opening dates for 2018 include:

Spring TurkeyApril 14Deer and Pronghorn Bow, Mountain LionAugust 31DoveSeptember 1Sharptail, Hun, Ruffed Grouse, SquirrelSeptember 8Youth DeerSeptember 14Youth WaterfowlSeptember 15Early Resident WaterfowlSeptember 22Regular Waterfowl, Youth PheasantSeptember 29Pronghorn GunOctober 5PheasantOctober 6Fall TurkeyOctober 13Mink, Muskrat, Weasel TrappingOctober 27Deer GunNovember 9Deer MuzzleloaderNovember 30