North Dakota 2018 waterfowl hunting season finalized

August 3, 2018 GMT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has finalized this year’s waterfowl season.

Opening day for North Dakota residents is Sept. 22 for ducks, geese, coots and mergansers. Nonresidents may begin hunting waterfowl in North Dakota on Sept. 29.

The season for tundra swans opens Sept. 29 for both residents and nonresidents. The prairie chicken and sage grouse seasons remain closed due to low numbers.

The early Canada goose season opens Aug. 15, with closing dates Sept. 7 in the Missouri River zone, Sept. 15 in the western zone and Sept. 21 in the eastern zone.