North Dakota’s sandhill crane season opens Sept. 14 and runs through Nov. 10.
Limits are three daily and nine in possession in Unit 1, west of U.S. Highway 281, and two daily and six in possession in Unit 2, east of the highway. Shooting hours are half an hour before sunrise to 1 p.m. each day through Nov. 2. Beginning Nov. 3, shooting hours are extended until 2 p.m. each day.
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Hunters are urged to use caution and identify birds to prevent shooting at endangered whooping cranes as those birds begin their fall migration.
More information can be found on the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov.