Minnesota fish and wildlife

A doe and buck in a field during fall

Cooperating for conservation

The Fish and Wildlife Division works with Minnesotans to manage, conserve and enhance the state's wildlife, fishes and the habitats on which they depend.


'Tis the season … almost

A group of hunters gathers in the woods for a photo No matter where you're hunting this firearms deer season, our regional wildlife managers offer overall outlooks for their regions of the state.


Rules for portable stands

Portable tree stand mounted on a tree in the woods for deer hunting Hunters planning to use portable stands on wildlife management areas should check regulations to know when they need to remove stands after hunting.


Dogs can track wounded game

A hunting regulations change allows Minnesota hunters to use a leashed dog to locate and retrieve a wounded deer or bear.


Deer video library

Venison packaged at home for the freezer. Hunters can find videos on a variety of topics including CWD, quartering in the field and caping a trophy deer.