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North Dakota's late season for mountain lions opens in Zone 1

The late season in Zone 1 opened Monday, Nov. 22, and is scheduled to run through March 31, 2022, or until the harvest limit is reached. The late season harvest limit is seven total lions or three female lions, whichever comes first.

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Mountain lion. Contributed / North Dakota Game and Fish Department

North Dakota’s early mountain lion season in Zone 1 closed Sunday, Nov. 21, and the late season, when hunters can pursue lions with dogs, is open.

During the early season, hunters took one cat from a harvest limit of eight. Under the season structure, a conditional season could open after the late season closes for hunters to pursue the additional seven mountain lions that were not taken.

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The late season in Zone 1 opened Monday, Nov. 22, and is scheduled to run through March 31, 2022, or until the harvest limit is reached. The late season harvest limit is seven total lions or three female lions, whichever comes first.
Hunters are advised to check the status of the late season by visiting the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov.

Zone 1 includes land in western North Dakota south of ND Highway 1804 from the Montana border to the point where ND Highway 1804 lies directly across Lake Sakakawea from ND Highway 8, crossing Lake Sakakawea, then south along ND Highway 8 to ND Highway 200, then west on ND Highway 200 to U.S. Highway 85, then south on U.S. Highway 85 to the South Dakota border.

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North Dakota mountain lion zones. Contributed / North Dakota Game and Fish Department

The mountain lion season in Zone 2, which is the rest of the state outside Zone 1, has no harvest limit and is open through March 31, 2022.

The mountain lion season is open only to North Dakota residents. Hunters need a furbearer or combination license to participate.

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