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anyone been going out at all this fall, how are the numbers looking?

heading to bismarck next week and plan on hunting around there, either east or west river, any tips? whats your experience with gaining permission on private stuff this time of year in ND?


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I live in Bismarck and pheasant hunt quite a bit and I'd say bird numbers are about the same as they've been the last couple years. Where there's habitat, you'll have birds. Definitely less CRP nowadays though. Cattail sloughs in/near cornfields are what I like to look for this time of year. I hunt almost all public or unposted land and most of that is pretty well hunted out by this time of year but sometimes you find a honeyhole. We only have an inch or two of snow so the birds aren't quite as grouped up as some years but you will still see big groups in certain spots. Permission is definitely much more attainable this time of the year.

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thanks UMC; you hunt the Long lake and Audobon refuges at all? I was thinking of going to them. I talked to a refuge biologist out of long lake and he said it gets plenty of pressure after they open up in late november.

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