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Fish & wildlife habitat stamp program

Support fish and wildlife conservation by purchasing fish and wildlife habitat stamps. There are five stamps: trout and salmon, waterfowl, pheasant, walleye and turkey.

Stamps can be purchased in combination with a hunting or fishing license or as collectables. For more information, please visit the hunting license or fishing license page, or download a mail-in application This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it..

Stamp contest

Fish and wildlife habitat stamp contests are open to any Minnesota resident. If you are interested in entering the contest, download a copy of the stamp application and contest rules This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. and submit the application along with your artwork. Here are lists of past winners.

All entries for the contest must be accompanied by the appropriate application materials. Contest application packages, which include all entry forms and specifications, are also available by writing from the Minnesota DNR Information Center, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55155-4020, or by calling the DNR at (651) 296-6157.

Walleye Habitat Stamp

2016 contest results

Hugo resident Nicholas Markell wins the 2016 Walleye Stamp design contest.

Information about the walleye stamp.

Trout and Salmon Stamp

2016 contest results

The brown trout will be featured on the 2016 Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp, form the painting by Dean Kegler of Duluth.

Information about the trout and salmon stamp.

Migratory Waterfowl Stamp

2016 contest results

An American Wigeon painted by Edward DuRose of Duluth will be featured on the 2016 Migratory Waterfowl Stamp.

Pheasant Habitat Stamp

2016 contest results

Richfield resident Timothy Turenne wins the 2016 Pheasant Habitat design contest.

Turkey Habitat Stamp contest

2017 contest results

Richfield resident Timothy Turenne wins the 2017 Turkey stamp design contest.

Federal Duck Stamp

The Federal Duck Stamp or Federal Duck Stamp validation is required for all waterfowl hunters age 16 and older. More information about the Federal Duck Stamp and the Federal Duck Stamp contest administered by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service can be found at the agency’s Web page.



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