Applications available in early-to-mid March. Application deadline: March 27.
Moose Season Dates:
- Bow - (Units M5, M6, M8, M9, M10) - September 6 - 29.
- Regular Season (Units M8, M9, M10) - October 11 - November 3.
- Regular Season (Units M5, M6) - November 15 - December 8.
See 2013 Moose Hunting Units Map 1.7Mb PDF
Moose Unit Descriptions:
Unit M1c--CLOSED in 2013. Those portions of Cavalier, Pembina, Ramsey, and Walsh counties bordered on the east by Minnesota, on the north by Canada, on the west by ND Highway 1 and on the south by ND Highway 17.
Unit M4--CLOSED in 2013. Those portions of Bottineau and Rolette counties bordered on the west by ND Highway 14, on the south by ND Highway 5, on the east by ND Highway 30, and on the north by Canada.
Unit M5--Those portions of Grand Forks, Nelson, Ramsey, and Walsh counties bordered on the north by ND Highway 17, on the west by ND Highway 1, on the south by U.S. Highway 2, and on the east by Minnesota.
Unit M6--Those portions of Barnes, Benson, Cass, Dickey, Eddy, Foster, Grand Forks, Griggs, LaMoure, Nelson, Ramsey, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Steele, Stutsman, and Traill counties bordered on the west by U.S. Highway 281, on the north by U.S. Highway 2, on the east by Minnesota, and on the south by South Dakota.
Unit M8--Those portions of Bottineau, Cavalier, Pierce, Ramsey, Rolette, and Towner counties bordered on the east by ND Highway 1, on the north by Canada and Unit M4, on the west by ND Highway 60, and on the south by ND Highway 17.
Unit M9--Those portions of Benson, Bottineau, McHenry, McLean, Towner, Pierce, Ramsey, Renville, Sheridan, Ward and Wells counties bordered on the east by ND Highway 1 and Unit M6, on the north by Unit M8, Unit M4 and Canada. The western and southern borders are composed of ND Highway 256 and U.S. Highway 83 to the point where the highway crosses the southern portion of Lake Sakakawea, then west along Lake Sakakawea and south along the Missouri River to Washburn, then north on ND Highway 200A, then east on ND Highway 200 to the junction of U.S. Highway 281 at Carrington. Mallard Island is included within this unit.
Unit M10--Those portions of Bottineau, Burke, Divide, Dunn, McKenzie, Mercer, McLean, Mountrail, Renville, Ward and Williams counties, bordered on the east by Unit M9, the north by Canada and the west by Montana. The southern border starts at the junction of Montana and ND Highway 200, then east along ND Highway 200 to U.S. Highway 85, then south along U.S. Highway 85 to ND Highway 200, then east along ND Highway 200 to the Missouri River east of Pick City (Unit M9).
Resident licenses required:
- Fishing, Hunting and Furbearer Certificate, $1
- General Game and Habitat License, $13, or a Combination License, $32 (includes Small Game, General Game and Habitat, Furbearer, and Fishing licenses)
- Moose License, $20/$10 for youth under age 16.
Nonresidents Licenses Required:
- Nonresidents may participate in the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation/Game Warden Museum moose license raffle. Contact the nearest game warden for raffle tickets.
- A nonresident successful in winning the raffle license must also purchase the following:
- Nonresident Fishing, Hunting and Furbearer Certificate, $2
- General Game and Habitat License, $13.
A Nonresident May Not Hunt G&F Lands October 12-18
Nonresidents may not hunt on lands owned or leased by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, including State Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and Private Lands Open To Sportsmen (PLOTS), for the first week of pheasant season (October 12-18). This restriction applies to all types of hunting, not just pheasants. This restriction does not apply to lands owned or managed by other state agencies that may be open to hunting, such as state school lands, federal lands that may be open to hunting, such as US Fish and Wildlife Service Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs), or to private lands not enrolled in the G&F PLOTS program.