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North Dakota



Deer Hunting Seasons

White-tailed and Mule Deer Hunting Seasons

Season Dates

SeasonHunting UnitsOpensClosesSeason Dates Status
Deer, Mule and White-tailedBowStatewide09/01/2024Tentative
Deer, Mule and White-tailedRegularAll Units11/08/2024
Deer, Mule and White-tailedMuzzleloaderStatewide12/01/2024
Deer, Mule and White-tailed (Youth Season)Youth SeasonStatewide09/13/2024

Season Notes

  • Seasons open at noon CT on the opening day.
  • Online lottery applications for the gun seasons are generally made available in early May.
  • Special Allocation Lottery Applications are accepted between October 1 and January 1 each year. NOTE: Applications submitted prior to October 1 will not be accepted.
  • Nonresident Any Deer Archery online lottery applications are available between March 15 and April 15 each year. Hunters can apply online during that time period.

Lottery Information

Application Deadline: Wed, 06/05/2024 (Date Tentative)