Minnesota Hunting Season 2021: Everything You Need to Know

About Hunting in Minnesota

Check out the special weekend hunt opportunities available scheduled Dec 26- 27 and Jan 2-3. Every hunter needs a plan, refer to this page or the links at the bottom to help you navigate yourself out in Minnesota State!

Minnesota Hunting Season zones

Minnesota Deer Hunting Seasons 2021

SeasonDatesZoneLimitNotes
ArcherySept 19-Dec31Statewide2 to 5Visit earn a buck
hunt to learn more
Firearm ANov 7-222CWD management hunt/ sampling voluntary will help you know more about the limit
Firearm A (A)Nov 7-15UnlimitedEither Sex
Firearm BNov 21-293
MuzzleloaderNov 28- Dec 13Statewide2

Minnesota Hunting License Info

Purchase a hunting license at : http://licenses.dnr.state.mn.us/
Bonus firearms permits may be required, and used for tag deer in special hunts where antlerless may be taken.

LicenseNonresidentResident
Bear$230$44
Deer antlerless lotteryNone$5
Small Game$102$22
Turkey$96$26

Minnesota Hunting News

The early antlerless season coincides with all different seasons there is a lead in venison, to consider non lead big campe communication featuring copper, brass or gilding metal bullets. These will also help reduce the poisoning going on with other animals affected by this. There are so many varieties offered in this snowy state!

Deer season kicks off the season on November 28th there are awesome ways to meet the wildlife that is out and about. Getting closer to nature means you understand that layout and where the best scenes around are available for your viewing up close and personal. There are many ways of hunting including muzzleloader or archery, choose your weapon and get out there.

Find a Hunting Guide

Hunting guides in Minnesota

Deer hunting guides

Bear hunting guides

Links to Official Sites

Buy License in Minnesota: http://licenses.dnr.state.mn.us/
Minnesota State Regulation Site: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/hunting/deer/index.html
Link to State PDF: https://files.dnr.state.mn.us/rlp/regulations/hunting/full_regs.pdf#page=79