Pheasants abound in North Dakota

Pheasant hunting experience in North Dakota: Legendary

Three shells and a half dozen targets. Go ahead, take your pick. That's pheasant hunting in North Dakota.

Flashes of bright red against a sea of brown vegetation or the bright white of fresh fallen snow, the cackle and beating of wings are often the first signs you have come upon a rooster. Your first reaction is to draw a bead when suddenly your dog or hunting buddy flushes a whole flock of birds. Remember, you have three shots. If you strike out, don't worry, you'll get more chances. If you limit out, there's always tomorrow. Or maybe you change tactics and looks for Hungarian partridge or sharp-tail grouse.

Pheasant hunting in North Dakota draws hunters from all over the country. And the hunting doesn't stop just because snow falls. North Dakota Game and Fish Department has info on all upland game hunting. Make plans now to get into the field this fall.

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