Elk NetworkApplication Period Opens for Elk, Moose, Bighorn Sheep in North Dakota

General | March 12, 2018

If you’re interested in hunting elk or several other big game species in North Dakota, the application period is now open. Interested elk hunters can apply here online or call 1-800-406-6409. The deadline is March 28.

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is making 408 elk licenses available, the most offered since 2011. There are also 334 moose licenses available. The number of bighorn sheep licenses is yet to be determined.

Hunters who received a license in the past are not eligible to hunt that species again.

Go here to watch an informational video.

(Video source: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)