Hunters will take to the fields this weekend as Pheasant Hunting Season opens for a majority of the area.

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The season run through January 5th, 2014. The daily limit is 3 birds with a possession limit of of 12 birds. There is a delayed opening in some areas of the state. According to ND Game and Fish:

Opens October 19. Includes area in Williams and McKenzie counties starting where BN Railroad enters North Dakota, then east on the railroad tracks to the west boundary of the Trenton Wildlife Management Area (southwest of Trenton), then south and east on the boundary of the Trenton WMA to the Missouri River, then directly across the river, then west to the Yellowstone River, then south and west on the Yellowstone River to the Montana border, then north to the point of origin.

Good luck, hunters!

[SOURCE: ND Game & Fish]