North Dakota hunters in 2018 had 100 percent success for bighorn sheep, 92 percent for moose and 65 percent for elk, the Game and Fish Department said Monday in reporting results from its so-called "big three" big game seasons.

Game and Fish issued two bighorn sheep licenses and auctioned one. All three hunters shot bighorn rams.

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The department issued 329 moose licenses last year. Of that total, 319 hunters harvested 294 animals - 138 bulls and 156 cows or calves. Harvest for each unit was as follows:

• Unit M5: five hunters, three bulls, one cow or calf, 80 percent success.

• Unit M6: 14 hunters, nine bulls, three cows or calves, 86 percent.

• Unit M8: 14 hunters, 13 bulls, no cows or calves, 93 percent.

• Unit M9: 93 hunters, 34 bulls, 49 cows or calves, 89 percent.

• Unit M10: 107 hunters, 50 bulls, 52 cows or calves, 95 percent.

• Unit M11: 86 hunters, 29 bulls, 51 cows or calves, 93 percent.

The department issued 418 elk licenses last year. Of that total, 380 hunters shot 248 elk-135 bulls and 113 cows or calves. Harvest for each unit was as follows:

• Unit E1E: 57 hunters, 17 bulls, 16 cows or calves, 58 percent success.

• Unit E1W: 37 hunters, 10 bulls, 17 cow or calves, 73 percent.

• Unit E2: 128 hunters, 35 bulls, 35 cows or calves, 55 percent.

• Unit E3: 125 hunters, 52 bulls, 40 cows or calves, 74 percent.

• Unit E4: 22 hunters, 17 bulls, no cows or calves, 77 percent.

• Unit E6: 11 hunters, four bulls, 5 cows or calves, 82 percent.