The next guide and outfitter written exam has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11, at 1 p.m. at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department's Bismarck headquarters.
The test is given periodically to anyone interested in becoming a guide or outfitter in the state. People can register for the next test by calling the department’s enforcement office at 701-328-6604. The deadline is Sept. 3.
Qualifications for becoming a guide include a passing score on the exam; a passing background check for criminal and wildlife violations; certification in CPR and standard first aid; and employment by or contract with a licensed hunting outfitter.
Hunting outfitter eligibility requirements include the guide qualifications. A person must also have held a hunting guide license for two years and must have proof of liability insurance.