- Monday: Woodcock season closes.
- Nov. 9: Deer gun season opens.
- Nov. 10: Bobcat hunting, trapping and archery seasons open.
- Nov. 11: Unit 1 sandhill crane season closes.
- North Dakota Game and Fish Department District game wardens: Continued good success on the Missouri River around Williston. No reports from Lake Sakakawea.
- Bismarck, Dakota Tackle, Missouri River/area lakes: Limited activity on area lakes and the Missouri River. Lake Sakakawea slowed for salmon with the run winding down.
- Dickinson, Andrus Outdoors, Lake Sakakawea/area lakes: Weather limiting activity.
- Dickinson, Runnings Farm and Fleet, Lake Sakakawea/area lakes: A few people fishing Patterson Lake but limited activity on Lake Sakakawea.
- Garrison, Cenex Bait and Tackle, Lake Sakakawea: No activity on Lake Sakakawea or Lake Audubon.
- Glen Ullin, Fitterer’s Inc., Lake Tschida: Not much activity on the lake.
- Mandan, Southside MVP, Missouri River/area lakes: Not much activity on the Missouri River.
- Pick City, Scott’s Bait and Tackle, Lake Sakakawea/Missouri River: Some northern pike and salmon success from shore on Lake Sakakawea but angler numbers are limited. Continued fair to good for walleye on the Missouri River. Try jigs or Lindy rigs down river. Lots of small walleye but sort through for keepers. Fair night bite for a few trout or salmon with some pike from shore but success isn’t what it normally is for this time of year. Try waders or from the rocks. Look for small walleye from the wing walls.
- New Town, Scenic 23, Lake Sakakawea: Weather limiting activity.
- Watford City, One-Stop, Lake Sakakawea: Missouri River continues producing walleye around Williston. No reports from Lake Sakakawea.
- Watford City, Tobacco Garden Resort, Lake Sakakawea: Weather limited activity.
- Williston, Scenic Sports, Lake Sakakawea/Missouri River: Missouri River remains good for walleye and sauger.
- NDGF Department game wardens: Lots of waterfowl movement with the weather change throughout much of North Dakota. Smaller wetlands iced over but could open with warmer weather. Fair pheasant success in central and western North Dakota. Most snow geese moved out of Saskatchewan.
- Northwest North Dakota: Continued pheasant success. Lots of waterfowl moved into the region but birds are concentrating on larger wetlands with smaller ones icing over.
- Southwest North Dakota: Not much waterfowl movement in the Bismarck-Mandan area yet. Continued good pheasant success. A few snow geese starting to show up along wetland areas.
- West-central North Dakota: Lots of snow geese, whitefronts and lesser Canada geese moved into parts of the region with the recent snow and rain. Smaller northern potholes are icing over. Pheasant success remains good, weather permitting.
Numbers to know
- NDGF Department main Bismarck office: 701-328-6300; website (http://gf.nd.gov).
- NDGF Department Dickinson office: 701-227-7431.
- Report All Poachers: 800-472-2121.
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bismarck, website: (www.fws.gov/northdakotafieldoffice).