2014 Deer Hunt

Season Information

  • Firearms deer hunting opener is Saturday, Nov. 8.
  • In 95 percent of the state, only one deer can be harvested.
  • In 69 of Minnesota's 128 deer permit areas, hunters must be chosen in a lottery to shoot an antlerless deer. Only bucks can be hunted in 14 areas. In 38 areas, hunters have the choice of shooting a doe or a buck.
  • Bonus permits allowing hunters to shoot more than one deer may only be used in seven permit areas and for some special hunts.
  • Deer hunting regulations questions and answers

2014 Deer Permit Areas

2014 deer permit areas and designations

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2014 Antlerless and Muzzleloader Lottery

Camp Ripley Archery Hunt Lottery, 1st and 2nd Season

Hunt A: 10/15/14 to 10/16/14 (Wed.-Thu.)
Hunt B: 10/25/14 to 10/26/14 (Sat.-Sun.)

Youth Deer Hunts

Seventeen hunts offered. Apply by 8/15/2014 at any license agent.

Lake Alexander SNA deer hunt

Special hunts


Deer hunting information

Registration stations:


Deer information

Reports and surveys

Maps and statistics

Current Maps & Statistics

Deer maps and statistics are being moved to the deer management and deer research pages. Check here if you're not finding what you need.

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