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NDGF Tentative 2023 Season Opening Dates 

The Dakotan
 December 12, 2022

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department annually provides its best estimate for opening dates to help hunters prepare for hunting seasons. 

Dates become official when approved by the governor’s proclamation. Tentative opening dates for 2023 include: 

Spring Turkey April 8 
Dove Sept. 1 
Deer and Pronghorn Bow, Mountain Lion                      Sept. 1 
Sharptail, Hun, Ruffed Grouse, Squirrel Sept. 9 
Youth Deer Sept. 15 
Youth Waterfowl Sept. 16    
Early Resident Waterfowl Sept. 23 
Youth Pheasant, Regular Waterfowl Sept. 30 
Pronghorn Gun Oct. 6 
Pheasant Oct. 7 
Fall Turkey Oct. 14 
Mink, Muskrat, Weasel Trapping Oct. 28 
Deer Gun Nov. 10 
Deer Muzzleloader Dec. 1 

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