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09/01/19 - 10/13/19

Bear

Permit areas and no-quota area

09/01/19 - 11/29/19

Mourning dove

Statewide

09/01/19 - 10/31/19

Crow - First season

Statewide

09/14/19 - 01/01/20

Ruffed & spruce grouse

Statewide

09/14/19 - 02/29/20

Cottontail rabbit & snowshoe hare

Statewide

09/14/19 - 12/31/19

Deer - archery

Statewide

09/14/19 - 10/20/19

Sandhill crane

Northwest goose zone

09/14/19 - 11/30/19

Sharp-tailed grouse

Northwest zone

09/14/19 - 01/01/20

Hungarian partridge

Statewide

09/14/19 - 02/29/20

Squirrel

Statewide

09/21/19 - 11/04/19

Woodcock

Statewide

09/21/19 - 09/22/19

Take a Kid Hunting Weekend

Statewide

09/21/19 - 09/29/19

Elk hunt - B season

Kittson central zone

09/21/19 - 11/19/19

Ducks - Season 1

North duck zone

09/21/19 - 09/29/19

Ducks - Season 1

Central duck zone

09/21/19 - 09/29/19

Ducks - Season 1

South duck zone

09/21/19 - 12/21/19

Canada geese - Season 1

North duck zone

09/21/19 - 09/29/19

Canada geese - Season 1

Central duck zone

09/21/19 - 09/29/19

Canada geese - Season 1

South duck zone

09/28/19 - 10/06/19

Prairie chicken

Prairie chicken quota areas

09/28/19 - 10/27/19

Fall turkey

Hunter selected permit area

10/05/19 - 10/13/19

Elk hunt - C season

Kittson central zone

10/05/19 - 11/24/19

Ducks - Season 2

Central duck zone

10/05/19 - 12/26/19

Canada geese - Season 2

Central duck zone

10/12/19 - 01/01/20

Pheasant

Statewide

10/12/19 - 11/30/19

Sharp-tailed grouse

East-central zone

10/12/19

Women's Knot tying class

Afton State Park

10/12/19 - 12/01/19

Ducks - Season 2

South duck zone

10/12/19 - 01/02/20

Canada geese - Season 2

South duck zone

10/17/19 - 10/20/19

Deer - Youth

Statewide

10/17/19 - 10/18/19

Deer - Camp Ripley archery hunt (first season)

Camp Ripley

10/17/19 - 10/20/19

Deer - antlerless only

Portions of southeastern Minnesota

10/26/19 - 05/15/20

Beaver

North furbearer zone

10/26/19 - 01/26/20

Otter

North zone

10/26/19 - 10/27/19

Deer - Camp Ripley archery hunt (second season)

Camp Ripley

10/26/19 - 02/29/20

Mink

North furbearer zone

10/26/19 - 02/29/20

Muskrat

North furbearer zone

11/02/19 - 05/15/20

Beaver

South furbearer zone

11/02/19 - 01/26/20

Otter

South furbearer zone

11/02/19 - 02/29/20

Mink

South furbearer zone

11/02/19 - 02/29/20

Muskrat

South furbearer zone

11/09/19 - 11/17/19

Deer - firearm (season A)

200 and 300 series permit areas

11/09/19 - 11/24/19

Deer - firearm (season A)

100 series permit areas

11/23/19 - 12/01/19

Deer - firearm (season B)

300 series permit areas

11/30/19 - 12/15/19

Deer - muzzleloader

Statewide

12/07/19 - 12/15/19

Elk hunt - D season

Kittson central zone

12/15/19 - 01/15/20

Crow - Second season

Statewide

12/21/19 - 01/26/20

Bobcat

North of I-94 and U.S. Highway 10

12/21/19 - 12/29/19

Fisher

North of I-94 and U.S. Highway 10

12/21/19 - 12/29/19

Pine Marten

North of I-94 and U.S. Highway 10