Hunting/Fishing Openers

North Dakota Tentative 2018 Opening Dates

Spring Turkey April 14
Deer and Pronghorn Bow, Mountain Lion August 31
Dove September 1
Sharptail, Hun, Ruffed Grouse, Squirrel September 8
Youth Deer September 14
Youth Waterfowl September 15
Early Resident Waterfowl September 22
Regular Waterfowl, Youth Pheasant September 29
Pronghorn Gun October 5
Pheasant October 6
Fall Turkey October 13
Mink, Muskrat, Weasel Trapping October 27
Deer Gun November 9
Deer Muzzleloader November 30

Minnesota 2018 Opening Dates

Crow (2nd Season) March 1
Spring Turkey April 18
Walleye, Sauger, Northern, Smallmouth, Largemout May 12
Muskie June 2
Bear September 1
Mourning Dove, Snipe, Rail, Crow (3rd Season) September 1
Early Canadian Goose (tentative) September 1
Deer Archery September 15
Grouse, Partridge, Small Game September 15
Waterfowl, Woodcock September 22
Prairie Chicken, Fall Turkey September 29
Pheasant, Grouse October 13
Youth Deer October 18
Raccoon, Fox, Badger, Opossum Hunting and Trapping October 20
Furbearing Trapping (Beaver, Mink, Muskrat, Otter) October 27
Deer Gun November 3
Deer Muzzleloader November 24
Crow (4th Season) December 14