Bismarck and Mott have been named two of the 25 Best Pheasant Hunting Towns in America by Pheasant's Forever. The publication notes the ease-of-access for hunters, from land right outside of a city to the Public Land Open to Sportsmen (PLOTS).
#2 on Duck's Unlimited's list of 15 Great Places to Hunt Waterfowl is Eastern North Dakota. The publication notes the more than 8-million breeding ducks with even more during fall migration.
And Outdoor Life magazine has put Bismarck #6 on its top 200 list of top towns for sportsmen. The magazine gave Bismarck high-marks on its fishable species, huntable speices, public-land access, trophy potential and gun laws. Other ND towns on the list include: Williston (24), Devils Lake (29), Jamestown (90) and Dickinson (103). Outdoor Life - Top 200 Towns