Tentative 2019 Season Opening Dates

To help North Dakota hunters prepare for hunting seasons in 2019, 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 2019 include:

Spring Turkey April 13

Deer and Pronghorn Bow, Mountain Lion August 30

Dove September 1

Youth Deer September 13

Grouse, Partridge, Squirrel September 14

Youth Waterfowl September 14

Early Resident Waterfowl September 21

Regular Waterfowl September 28

Pronghorn Gun October 4

Youth Pheasant October 5

Pheasant, Fall Turkey October 12

Mink, Muskrat, Weasel Trapping October 26

Deer Gun November 8

Deer Muzzleloader November 29