Time To Apply For Elk, Moose and Sheep Licenses

March 9, 2016 by  
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Time To Apply For Elk, Moose and Sheep Licenses

It’s time again for what is affectionately called the “Big Three” application period, and this year has good news on all fronts. The State Game and Fish Department is bumping up the number of elk and moose licenses over last year, and bighorn sheep are back in the mix after a year with no season. […]

The Big Three

March 11, 2013 by  
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The Big Three

Even though the odds of drawing one of these “big three” licenses is small, you of course can’t get one if you don’t fill out and send in a paper or online application.

Elk Management

February 20, 2009 by  
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Elk Management

By Doug Leier Science and wildlife management are not stationary. Continuous research and fact gathering result in adjustments to management strategies and through this evolving process hunters directly see changes in hunting seasons. This year’s North Dakota elk season is a good example. Just since 2006, the State Game and Fish Department has nearly doubled […]

The Big 3 – Elk, Moose, and Bighorn Sheep Hunting

February 20, 2009 by  
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The Big 3 – Elk, Moose, and Bighorn Sheep Hunting

By Doug Leier March 19 is the deadline for the “big three,” or moose, elk and bighorn sheep license applications in North Dakota. I’d wager a guess that even some non-hunters have heard discussion on the odds of winning the big three lottery, and we’re not talking a financial lottery either. Hunters nod with understanding […]

North Dakota Elk Hunting

February 19, 2009 by  
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North Dakota Elk Hunting

By Jason DuBord When a person thinks about elk, the states that often first come to mind are Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, or Arizona. What a lot of people do not know is that North Dakota has “world class” elk right out its back door in the beautiful badlands. The 2nd biggest elk killed in the […]

Deadline Nears – North Dakota Elk, Sheep & Moose

February 18, 2009 by  
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Deadline Nears – North Dakota Elk, Sheep & Moose

By Doug Leier It’s March and time to think about moose, elk and bighorn sheep hunting. While the fall seasons are still half a year away, the license application process begins and ends in March. If you want to have even a small chance of hunting one of North Dakota’s special big game species, the […]

The Bighorn Sheep of North Dakota

January 28, 2009 by  
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The Bighorn Sheep of North Dakota

By Doug Leier North Dakota doesn’t have many bighorn sheep, but vast appreciation and genuine curiosity from hunters and non-hunters alike more than compensate for lack of population. While this could be said for many North Dakota fish and wildlife inhabitants, the bighorn sheep fills a niche as the only kind of wild sheep in […]