From the North Dakota Game and Fish Department
-- To help North Dakota hunters prepare for hunting seasons in 2011, 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 2011 include:
Spring Crow, March 12; Spring Turkey, April 9; Fall Crow, August 13; Dove, September 1; Deer and Pronghorn (of pronghorn season is offered), Bow, Mountain Lion, Sept. 2; Sharptail, Hun, Ruffed Grouse, Squirrel, Sept. 10; Youth Deer, Sept. 16; Youth Waterfowl, Sandhill Crane, Sept. 17; Early Resident Waterfowl, Sept. 24; Pronghorn Gun
(if pronghorn season is offered), Sept. 30; Youth Pheasant, Regular Waterfowl, Oct. 1; Pheasant, Fall Turkey, Oct. 8; Deer Gun, Nov. 4; Deer Muzzleloader, Nov. 25.