https://www.rmef.org/elk-network/north-dakota-elk-moose-bighorn-sheep-hunters-fared-well-in-2023/

Below is a news release from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department.

Harvest statistics released by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department show overall hunter success during the 2023 season for bighorn sheep was 100 percent, 89 percent for moose and 71 percent for elk.

The department issued five bighorn sheep licenses and auctioned one. All six hunters harvested a bighorn ram.

The department issued 253 moose licenses last year. Of that total, 246 hunters harvested 219 animals – 132 bulls and 87 cows/calves.

Harvest for each unit follows:

UnitHuntersBullsCow/CalfSuccess Rate
M586188
M6106170
M815150100
M984334390
M1077452794
M1152271581

The department issued 649 elk licenses last year. Of that total, 589 hunters harvested 418 elk – 190 bulls and 228 cows/calves.

Harvest for each unit follows:

UnitHuntersBullsCow/CalfSuccess Rate
E1E128365470
E1W104214563
E2130384362
E3194738179
E42118086
E6124575

(Photo credit: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)

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