To help North Dakota hunters prepare for hunting seasons in 2020, 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 2020 include:

Spring Turkey
April 11

September 1

Deer and Pronghorn Bow, Mountain Lion
September 4

Sharptail, Hun, Ruffed Grouse, Squirrel
September 12

Youth Deer
September 18

Youth Waterfowl
September 19

Early Resident Waterfowl
September 26

Pronghorn Gun
October 2

Waterfowl, Youth Pheasant
October 3

Pheasant, Fall Turkey
October 10

Mink, Muskrat, Weasel Trapping
October 24

Deer Gun
November 6

Deer Muzzleloader
November 27

Tags:Hunting Season[1], North Dakota[2]

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