North Dakota's Top Ranked Towns for Sportsmen

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