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Tentative 2014 Season Opening Dates

Monday, December 2, 2013

To help North Dakota hunters prepare for hunting seasons in 2014, 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 2014 include:


Spring Crow

March 8

Spring Turkey

April 12

Fall Crow

August 9

Deer Bow, Mountain Lion

August 29


September 1

Sharptail, Hun, Ruffed Grouse, Squirrel

September 13

Youth Deer

September 19

Youth Waterfowl

September 20

Early Resident Waterfowl

September 27

Regular Waterfowl, Youth Pheasant

October 4

Pheasant, Fall Turkey

October 11

Mink, Muskrat, Weasel Trapping

October 25

Deer Gun

November 7

Deer Muzzleloader

November 28