Deer Hunting Season
Deer Hunting Regulations
- Minnesota Hunting and Trapping Regulations Handbook (6 MB)
- Supplemental Information: 2015 Deer Season and Regulation details
2015 Deer Permit Areas
Choose the interactive link to find your specific area report.
Choose the PDF for a broad overview of all areas.
Seasons (see regulations for detailed information):
- 2015 Special youth deer hunts
- 2015 Special archery deer hunts
- 2015 Special firearms deer hunts
- 2015 Special muzzleloader hunts
- 2015 Camp Ripley Archery Hunt Notification Packet
- Mandatory Deer Harvest Registration - There are now 3 ways to register harvested deer in Minnesota.
- Registration stations by City
- Registration stations by County
Topical hunting information
- Legal big game cartridges
- Venison donation program
- Lead information for hunters
- Sunrise and sunset data
- Tree Stand Safety
- Deer management
- Chronic wasting disease information
- For harvest reports, harvest maps, population modeling, winter severity indexes and surveys, see the Resources, Reports & Maps tab at the Deer Management page.