Hunting and Fishing Season Openers

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Hunting & Fishing season dates and deadlines

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04/12/14 - 09/30/14

 

Stream Trout in streams, except SE-2014 season

04/12/14 - 09/14/14

 

Stream Trout in streams SE-2014 season

04/26/14 - 02/22/15

 

Sucker Spearing -2014 season

04/26/14 - 02/15/15

 

Bullhead, Redhorse, other rough fish Spearing-2014 season

04/26/14 - 02/22/15

 

Bowfishing-2014 season

05/10/14 - 02/22/15

 

Walleye, sauger, northern pike - 2014 season

05/10/14 - 10/31/14

 

Stream Trout in lakes - 2014 summer season

05/10/14 - 09/30/14

 

Lake Trout (summer) - 2014 season

05/10/14 - 02/22/15

 

Smallmouth Bass-2014 early season-North and East of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/10/14 - 02/22/15

 

Largemouth Bass-2014 early season-North and East of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/24/14 - 02/22/15

 

Smallmouth Bass-2014 season-South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/24/14 - 02/22/15

 

Largemouth Bass-2014 season-South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

06/07/14 - 12/01/14

 

Muskellunge (Muskie) - 2014 season

08/09/14 - 08/24/14

Intensive Harvest Zone

August Canada Goose Management Action

08/15/14 - 09/30/14

Statewide

Wild Rice Harvesting

08/15/14

 

Prairie Chicken Hunt Lottery Deadline

08/15/14

 

Camp Ripley Archery Hunt Application Deadline

08/15/14

 

Youth Deer Hunts Application Deadline

08/15/14

Camp Ripley

Camp Ripley Youth Archery Hunt Application Deadline

09/01/14 - 11/03/14

 

Snipe and Rail Hunting season

09/01/14 - 10/12/14

 

Bear season

09/01/14 - 10/31/14

 

Crow Hunting (3rd season) Tentative

09/01/14 - 11/09/14

 

Mourning Dove season

09/04/14

 

Antlerless Deer and Special Hunt Lottery Deadline

09/06/14 - 09/22/14

 

Early Canada Goose season-Tentative

09/08/14 - 02/22/15

 

Smallmouth Bass - 2014 Catch and Release season only (statewide)

09/13/14 - 01/04/15

 

Ruffed and Spruce Grouse, Hungarian Partridge season

09/13/14 - 12/31/14

 

Deer Hunt - Archery season

09/13/14 - 11/30/14

 

Sharptailed Grouse season

09/13/14 - 02/28/15

 

Small Game - Rabbits, Squirrels season

09/13/14

 

Youth Waterfowl Day-Tentative

09/15/14 - 09/30/14

 

Stream Trout (Fall) SE - 2014 season Catch and Release season only

09/20/14 - 11/03/14

 

Woodcock season

09/20/14 - 09/21/14

 

Take-a-Kid Hunting weekend

09/27/14 - 10/05/14

 

Prairie Chicken season

09/27/14

 

Waterfowl season opener-Tentative

10/04/14 - 11/02/14

 

Fall Turkey season

10/11/14 - 01/04/15

 

Pheasant season

10/15/14 - 10/16/14

 

Deer Hunt - Camp Ripley Archery Hunt - 1st season

10/16/14 - 10/19/14

 

Deer Hunt - Special Youth Deer season

10/18/14 - 03/15/15

 

Raccoon, Red Fox, Gray Fox, Badger, Opossum (North) Hunting & Trapping

10/25/14 - 03/15/15

 

Raccoon, Red Fox, Gray Fox, Badger, Opossum (South) Hunting & Trapping

10/25/14 - 01/04/15

 

Furbearer Trapping - Otter - north zone

10/25/14 - 02/28/15

 

Furbearer Trapping - Mink and Muskrat - north zone

10/25/14 - 04/30/15

 

Furbearer Trapping - Beaver - north zone

10/25/14 - 10/26/14

 

Deer Hunt - Camp Ripley Archery Hunt - 2nd season

11/01/14 - 01/04/15

 

Furbearer Trapping - Otter - south zone

11/01/14 - 02/28/15

 

Furbearer Trapping - Mink and Muskrat-south zone

11/01/14 - 04/30/15

 

Furbearer Trapping - Beaver - south zone

11/08/14 - 11/23/14

 

Deer Hunt - Firearm season-1A

11/08/14 - 11/16/14

 

Deer Hunt - Firearm season-2A and 3A

11/08/14 - 11/16/14

200 series deer permit areas

Wolf -Early season hunting

11/08/14 - 11/23/14

100 series deer permit areas

Wolf -Early season hunting

11/15/14 - 02/22/15

 

Dark House Spearing-2014

11/22/14 - 11/30/14

 

Deer Hunt - Firearm season-3B

11/29/14 - 12/14/14

 

Deer Hunt - Muzzleloader season

11/29/14 - 01/31/15

 

Wolf - Late season trapping

11/29/14 - 01/31/15

 

Wolf - Late season hunting

11/29/14 - 01/04/15

 

Bobcat - Hunting & Trapping season

12/15/14 - 01/15/15

 

Crow Hunting (4th season) Tentative

05/09/15 - 02/28/16

 

Walleye, sauger, northern pike - 2015 season

05/09/15 - 02/28/16

 

Smallmouth Bass-2015 early season-North and East of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/09/15 - 02/28/16

 

Largemouth Bass-2015 early season-North and East of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/23/15 - 02/28/16

 

Smallmouth Bass-2015 season-South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/23/15 - 02/28/16

 

Largemouth Bass-2015 season-South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

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