From the North Dakota Game and Fish Department
-- The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will have 1,290 any-deer bow licenses available to nonresidents in 2009.
The number of nonresident any-deer bow licenses available is 15 percent of the previous year’s mule deer gun license allocation. The Game and Fish Department issued 8,600 mule deer licenses in the 2008 deer gun lottery.
The department will begin issuing any-deer bow licenses March 1. All applications received on or before March 1, 2009, will be treated equally. If more applications are received than there are licenses, a drawing will be held to issue licenses. Applicants can request to apply together as a party.
If licenses remain after March 1, these will be issued daily on a first-come, first-served basis.