Photo: Rick Bohn

BISMARCK, N.D. ( – Fall hunting season is fast approaching with some avian opportunities this August.

North Dakota Game & Fish Department (NDG&F) reports early Canada goose season will open August 15th with no big changes from last year.

Doug Leier is a wildlife biologist with the NDG&F.

Another opportunity is the swan season.

The resident swan license is $10, while the nonresident fee is $30. For more information, visit

You can listen to Doug Leier talk the great outdoors every Thursday with JD in the Morning on Big Dog 95.5 FM.