Fish & wildlife habitat stamp program

Support fish and wildlife conservation by purchasing fish and wildlife habitat stamps. There are five stamps: trout and salmon, waterfowl, pheasant, walleye and turkey.

Stamps can be purchased in combination with a hunting or fishing license or as collectables. For more information, please visit the hunting license or fishing license page, or download a mail-in application .

Stamp contest

Fish and wildlife habitat stamp contests are open to any Minnesota resident. If you are interested in entering the contest, download a copy of the stamp application and contest rules and submit the application along with your artwork. Here are lists of past winners.

All entries for the contest must be accompanied by the appropriate application materials. Contest application packages, which include all entry forms and specifications, are also available by writing from the Minnesota DNR Information Center, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55155-4020, or by calling the DNR at (651) 296-6157.


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Contest winners

2023

Pheasant stamp

The 2023 pheasant stamp

A rooster in flight by Michael Sieve of Rushford

A rooster in flight by Michael Sieve of Rushford

Trout & salmon stamp

The 2023 tout & salmon stamp

A lake trout and cisco by Bradley Kenneth Hadrava of Bemidji

A lake trout and cisco by Bradley Kenneth Hadrava of Bemidji

Walleye stamp

The 2023 walleye stamp

A walleye by Melissa Mickelson of Minneapolis

A walleye by Melissa Mickelson of Minneapolis

Waterfowl stamp

The 2023 waterfowl stamp

A blue-winged teal by Jim Caturia of Cannon Falls

A blue-winged teal by Jim Caturia of Cannon Falls

Wild turkey stamp

The 2024 wild turkey stamp

Two toms in the woods by Micah Hanson of St. Charles

Two toms in the woods by Micah Hanson of St. Charles

2022

Pheasant stamp

The 2022 pheasant stamp

A pheasant on a grassy field edge by Timothy Turenne of Richfield

A pheasant on a grassy field edge by Timothy Turenne of Richfield

Trout & salmon stamp

The 2022 tout & salmon stamp

Two pink salmon on the 2022 trout & salmon stamp

Two pink salmon painted by Mark Thone of Shakopee

Walleye stamp

The 2022 walleye stamp

A walleye on the 2022 walleye stamp

A walleye painted by Ronald Engebretson of Owatonna

Waterfowl stamp

The 2022 waterfowl stamp

A common merganser painted by Timothy Turenne of Richfield

A common merganser painted by Timothy Turenne of Richfield

Wild turkey stamp

The 2022 wild turkey stamp

A tom wild turkey standing along a field edge by Bradley Kenneth Hadrava of Bemidji

A tom wild turkey standing along a field edge by Bradley Kenneth Hadrava of Bemidji

2021

Pheasant stamp

The 2021 pheasant stamp

A hen and rooster pheasant standing in a field near cattails by Stephen Hamrick of Lakeville

A hen and rooster pheasant standing in a field near cattails by Stephen Hamrick of Lakeville

Trout & salmon stamp

The 2021 tout & salmon stamp

 

 

Walleye stamp

The 2021 walleye stamp

 

 

Waterfowl stamp

The 2021 waterfowl stamp

 

 

Wild turkey stamp

The 2021 wild turkey stamp

Two tom wild turkeys with a hen standing in springtime field by Stephen Hamrick of Lakeville

Two tom wild turkeys with a hen standing in springtime field by Stephen Hamrick of Lakeville

2020

Pheasant stamp

The 2020 pheasant stamp

Two roosters in flight by Mark Kness of Albert Lea

Two roosters in flight by Mark Kness of Albert Lea

Trout & salmon stamp

The 2020 tout & salmon stamp

A rainbow trout preying on minnows in a stream by Melissa Mickelson of Minneapolis

A rainbow trout preying on minnows in a stream by Melissa Mickelson of Minneapolis

Walleye stamp

The 2020 walleye stamp

A walleye bites an angler's minnow by Josh Evan of Mapleton

A walleye bites an angler's minnow by Josh Evan of Mapleton

Waterfowl stamp

The 2020 waterfowl stamp

A pair of snow geese at water's edge by Michael Sieve of Rushford

A pair of snow geese at water's edge by Michael Sieve of Rushford

Wild turkey stamp

The 2020 wild turkey stamp

Two bearded wild turkeys in the spring woods by Mark Thone of Shakopee

Two bearded wild turkeys in the spring woods by Mark Thone of Shakopee

2019

Pheasant stamp

The 2019 pheasant stamp

A rooster and hen pheasant standing on the edge of a snowy field by Timothy Turenne of Richfield.

A rooster and hen pheasant standing on the edge of a snowy field by Timothy Turenne of Richfield.

Trout & salmon stamp

The 2019 tout & salmon stamp

A brook trout seeking the cover a fallen branch in a stream by Richard Goodkind of St. Louis Park.

A brook trout seeking the cover a fallen branch in a stream by Richard Goodkind of St. Louis Park.

Walleye stamp

The 2019 walleye stamp

Night fishing for walleye under a full moon by Stephen Hamrick of Lakeville

Night fishing for walleye under a full moon by Stephen Hamrick of Lakeville

Waterfowl stamp

The 2019 waterfowl stamp

 

 

Wild turkey stamp

The 2019 wild turkey stamp

 

 

2018

Pheasant stamp

The 2018 pheasant stamp

 

 

Trout & salmon stamp

The 2018 tout & salmon stamp

 

 

Walleye stamp

The 2018 walleye stamp

A walleye about to strike a crankbait by Dean Kegler of Duluth.

A walleye about to strike a crankbait by Dean Kegler of Duluth.

Waterfowl stamp

The 2018 waterfowl stamp

 

 

Wild turkey stamp

The 2018 wild turkey stamp

 

 

Federal Duck Stamp

The Federal Duck Stamp or Federal Duck Stamp validation is required for all waterfowl hunters age 16 and older. More information about the Federal Duck Stamp and the Federal Duck Stamp contest administered by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service can be found at the agency's Web page.