Deer Licenses to be DownThe number of deer hunting licenses in North Dakota this fall will be the fewest in almost a decade.
By: Associated Press, WDAZ
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The number of deer hunting licenses in
North Dakota this fall will be the fewest in almost a decade.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department wildlife chief Randy Kreil
(kryl) says it's because of reduced deer numbers statewide. He says
that's due to two difficult winters and subsequent low reproductive
Game and Fish says 116,775 licenses will be available to hunters
this fall, a decrease of 19 percent from last year and the fewest
since 2001. Kreil says 35 of the 38 hunting units will have fewer
North Dakota's 2010 deer gun season opens Nov. 5 at noon and
continues through Nov. 21.