Top 5 Places in North Dakota to Hunt Pheasants

It's hard to pick out five places to hunt pheasants in North Dakota as there are hundreds of great places to hunt. Everyone that has taken up a shotgun and chased this colorful game bird has their own favorite places, from tree rows near Killdeer to grasslands near Mott. Here is a sampling of great places.

North Dakota offers some of the best land for bird hunting. 1
Mott

Considered the “Pheasant Capitol of the Nation,” Mott is located along the scenic Cannonball River in the heart of North Dakota’s prime pheasant range. The buttes and grasslands that surround Mott are the perfect backdrop for an epic hunt. Click here for more.

Mott, ND 58646
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Crosby

Bird hunters have had easy limits in the far northwestern part of North Dakota for the past couple of years. Pheasant counts are slightly down in the region, but pressure is light in this area. Noted for providing some bonus Sharptails and Hungarian Partridge for a complete upland experience along the north border. Click here for more.

Crosby, ND 58730
Hunting pheasants near Regent 3
Ellendale

Southeastern North Dakota saw a strong 27% increase in bird counts over last year and Ellendale has many options for bird hunters, both waterfowl and upland. Often called the “Pheasant Capital of North Dakota,” Ellendale offers excellent guides and lodging. Click here for more.

Ellendale, ND 58436
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Wing

Often Listed among the “Top 25 Bird Hunting Towns in America” by Pheasants Forever, abundant public lands, including PLOTS, make Wing an upland destination to circle on your map. Click here for more.

Wing, ND 58494
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Scranton

Bowman County offers some of the best pheasant hunting in North Dakota and the Scranton area has been solid for years. North Dakota Game and Fish bird counts indicate the region saw a 34% increase in birds over 2014, which was up 30% over 2013. Click here for more.

Scranton, ND 58653
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