Harvest statistics released by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department show overall hunter success during the 2017 season for bighorn sheep was 100 percent, 92 percent for moose and 58 percent for elk. The department issued four bighorn sheep licenses and auctioned one. All five hunters harvested a bighorn ram. The department issued 245 […]

Harvest statistics released by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department show overall hunter success during the 2017 season for bighorn sheep was 100 percent, 92 percent for moose and 58 percent for elk.

The department issued four bighorn sheep licenses and auctioned one. All five hunters harvested a bighorn ram.

The department issued 245 moose licenses last year. Of that total, 240 hunters harvested 221 animals " 138 bulls and 83 cows/calves. Harvest for each unit follows:

 

UnitHuntersBullsCow/CalfSuccess RateM5523100M6107180M81511287M979383592M10

M1177

5450

3022

2094

93

 

The department issued 400 elk licenses last year. Of that total, 362 hunters harvested 211 elk " 112 bulls and 99 cows/calves. Harvest for each unit follows:

 

UnitHuntersBullsCow/CalfSuccess RateE1E

E1W64

3412

821

852

47E2120283855E3116502867E4

E623

512

22

261

80