2016 Bighorn Sheep, Moose and Elk Harvests March 6, 2017 North Dakota

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2016 Bighorn Sheep, Moose and Elk Harvests - NDGFD News

Harvest statistics released by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department show overall hunter success during the 2016 season for bighorn sheep was 100 percent, 97 percent for moose and 56 percent for elk.

The department issued seven bighorn sheep licenses and auctioned one. All eight hunters harvested a bighorn ram.

The department issued 200 moose licenses last year. Of that total, 192 hunters harvested 187 animals – 121 bulls and 66 cows/calves. Harvest for each unit follows:

UnitHuntersBullsCow/CalfSuccess Rate
M554080
M6972100
M815150100
M968343196
M1095613399

The department issued 348 elk licenses last year. Of that total, 324 hunters harvested 179 elk – 102 bulls and 77 cows/calves. Harvest for each unit follows:

UnitHuntersBullsCow/CalfSuccess Rate
E197264068
E2126252842
E38039860
E42114271

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