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Waterfowl Hunting with Bison Ranch Outfitters

Here's what to expect of a waterfowl hunt with Bison Ranch Outfitters:


  • Semi-guided hunting on tens of thousands of acres of private water and crop land.

    • We grant access to land, show you around, give recommendations, and provide decoys. We leave the actual hunting to you.

  • No need to bring a boat (most of our potholes do not have adequate access), but you'll want to bring your own chest waders.

  • Dogs welcome.  We have a heated garage with a place for your dog and gear.  (Additional fees may apply for cleaning up after your dog, if necessary).

  • Opportunity to spend your afternoons hunting for upland game if you limit on waterfowl in the morning. 


When applying for a nonresident waterfowl license from the ND Game and Fish choose ZONE 1 CONCURRENT WITH ZONE 3.  


For more information on the State waterfowl regulations and licensing requirements, visit the ND Game & Fish website at:


Email for rates and more information. Discounts for children to age 18 when accompanied by an adult hunter.


The Bison Ranch sits in the midst of the part of the famous Prairie Pothole Region of the Missouri Coteau of North Dakota with the highest density of potholes in the country! 


We don't use boats here.  Decoy and pass shooting get the best results.  Steel No. 2 and 4 shot are what you'll need.



Duck hunting in North Dakota

2024  Packages and Rates

All waterfowl hunts are semi-guided (you are expected to know what you're doing and come up with a game plan for each day).

Packages include: 

  • Access to private land

  • Use of decoys

  • Lodging at the Bison Ranch Lodge (double-occupancy room shared with another person in your group) or Hunter's Cabin

  • Use of wood-heated garage for waders and equipment


Does not include:  full guiding service, dogs, game cleaning services, meals, state and federal licensing, gratuities.


There will likely be other guests staying at the Bison Ranch during your stay, particularly our bison clients, so we ask that you be responsible for cleaning up after yourselves in common areas (kitchen, great room, patios, etc.) and be respectful of others.  We reserve the right to charge additional cleaning and convenience fees for any group who fails to abide by our common-courtesy policies. 

Rates:  per person 


  • 2-days, 2-nights:       $800  ($400 per day)

  • 3-days, 3- nights:      $950  ($325 per day)

  • 4-days, 4-nights:    $1,100  ($275 per day)

  • 5-days, 5-nights:    $1,250  ($250 per day)

50% deposit due with reservation; balance due on arrival.

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