Learn to hunt

Start hunting

Deer hunter setting off into the fieldIf you want to hunt, we can help with information on how to buy a license, how to get your firearms safety certificate and how to find good places to hunt.

Find a place

Minnesota is a hunting paradise thanks to millions of acres of public hunting land. Use our guide to find a place to hunt.

How-to guides

We can help you hunt for the species you seek. Check out helpful guides on hunting ruffed grouse, pheasant, deer and other species.


Spending time with someone who already hunts is the easiest way to learn. If that's not an option, explore these learn to hunt opportunities.


Hunting is more than harvesting game. Learn how hunting fosters deeper and more meaningful connections with Minnesota’s natural resources.

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