Know your deer permit area
To buy a deer hunting license, you must declare the deer permit area in which you expect to hunt. If you don't know your DPA number, use the interactive deer map.
Find your DPA
Use the show entries, search and sort features to locate and list the DPAs in which you hunt. Click the view link to see testing requirements.
|179||Management||Reclassified. Now DPA 679||View|
|261||Management||Reclassified. Now DPA 661||View|
|661||Management||New. Formerly DPA 261||View|
|679||Management||New. Formerly DPA 179||View|
|169||Surveillance||Only area west of Minnesota Highway 6 included||View|
|157||Surveillance||Only area east of Minnesota Highway 65 included||View|
|225||Surveillance||Only area east of Minnesota Highway 47 included||View|
If your DPA is not listed, you are not hunting in a designated CWD zone and have no requirements to follow. Regardless of where you hunt, you can still have your deer tested for CWD.