The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will offer 780 any-deer bow licenses to nonresidents in 2021, the department said Monday.

Applicants can apply online beginning Monday, March 15, on the Game and Fish website at The deadline for applying is Thursday, April 15.


Up to five hunters can apply together as a party. Game and Fish will conduct a lottery if it receives more applications than licenses available. A total of 1,486 people applied in 2020.

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The number of nonresident any-deer bow licenses available is 15% of the previous year’s mule deer gun license allocation.

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