Deer Hunting Season
Deer Hunting Regulations
2016 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):
- 2016 Special youth deer hunts
- 2016 Camp Ripley Archery Hunt Packet
Everyone who applied correctly for the Camp Ripley hunt will receive a permit because both hunts were undersubscribed.
- 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.