Archery deer hunts

Area NameHunt No.No. of ParticipantsDatesFeeapplication DeadlineBag LimitAdditional Information
City of Lake Benton92440Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$25Aug. 282Earn-a-buck hunt. Application fee $15 plus $10 if selected. Call 507-368-4641 ext. 1; [email protected]
Pin Oak Prairie SNA9268Sept. 19 - Dec. 31NoneSept. 35CWD management hunt/sampling voluntary; DNR Wildlife; 507-796-3284; [email protected]
City of Aitkin96412Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$15Sept. 73Antlerless only; Tim Catlin; 218-838-9890; [email protected] CWD sampling mandatory
City of Aurora89815Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$20Aug. 193Proficiency test ($5) TBD in September. Application fee $15. Becky Lammi; 218?229-2614 [email protected]
City of Blue Earth89726Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$45Aug. 173Earn-a-buck hunt. Tharen Haugh 507-526-5959. [email protected]
City of Two Harbors89620Sept. 19 - Nov. 30NoneAug. 17; 6 p.m.2Earn-a-buck hunt. Proficiency test and orientation Aug. 27. Andy Aug; 218-310-6869; [email protected]
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum8955Oct. 28 - Nov. 8NoneAug. 252Earn-a-buck hunt (Lake Tamarack Unit.) Registration and written permission required. Apply online at https://z.umn.edu/TamarackHunting
Camp Ripley 19702000Oct. 15 - 16$14Permits on sale August 28; see page 582www.mndnr.gov; Central Lakes College’s Natural Resource Program; 800-933-0346 ext. 8082; Dr. Bill Faber; [email protected]
Camp Ripley 29712000Oct. 31 - Nov. 1$14 Permits on sale August 28; see page 582www.mndnr.gov; Central Lakes College’s Natural Resource Program; 800-933-0346 ext. 8082; Dr. Bill Faber; [email protected]
Carleton Refuge and Arboretum97240Nov. 26 - Dec. 31NoneSept. 1 - Oct. 25Earn-a-buck hunt. Hunters must obtain written permission. Contact Nancy Braker; 507-222-4543; [email protected] 
City of Austin and Jay C. Hormel Nature Center97350Oct. 17 - Dec. 31$20Sept. 113Earn-a-buck hunt. Only select areas open to hunting. Kevin Nelson; 507-433-1881; [email protected] 
Vermillion Highlands Research Recreation and WMA97560Sept. 19 - Oct. 30; Dec. 14 - 31NoneAug. 14 5Hunter orientation required prior to permit issuance. Contact DNR wildlife office for details; 651-322-4643; www.dnr.state.mn.us/wmas/units/vermillion_highlands.html
City of New Ulm97656Oct. 10 - Dec. 31$50Sept. 83Double Earn-a-buck regulations. $20 application fee; $30 participation fee if chosen via proficiency tests. Jeff Hohensee; 507-233-6750; [email protected]; www.newulmmn.gov
City of Red Wing977UnlimitedSept. 19 - Dec. 31$20None5Earn-a-buck hunt in some areas. 651?385-3655 or [email protected]; www.red-wing.org/518/Deer-Hunt-Program
City of Redwood Falls97820Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$60Aug. 103Antlerless only. $20 application fee plus $40 fee for those chosen via proficiency test. Paul Parsons; 507-401-0469. Apply online: Ci.redwood-falls.mn.us/permits-applications/; [email protected] 
City of Duluth980400Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$25June 30 Information provided as courtesy. Visit website during spring 2021 for future opportunities.3Earn-a-buck hunt. Proficiency test deadline June 27. Mandatory orientation. Bowhunter Education required. Arrowhead Bowhunter’s Alliance; [email protected]; www.bowhuntersalliance.org 
City of Mankato98140Sept. 19 - Dec. 31NoneAugust 1 Information provided as courtesy. Visit website during spring 2021 for future opportunities.5Earn-a-buck hunt. Justin Lundborg; 507-387-8397; [email protected]; www.mankatomn.gov/how-do-i/find/deer-hunt 
City of Granite Falls98210Sept. 19 - Dec. 31NoneSept. 11Antlerless only hunt. Mitch Brovold; Granite Falls Police Department; 320-313-3125; [email protected]
City of Ortonville98330Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$20Aug. 35Earn-a-buck hunt. Hunters must pass an Ortonville administrated qualification shoot. Ortonville City Clerk; 320-839-3428; or email [email protected]; www.mnortonville.com
City of Canby98420Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$5Aug. 31 (5 p.m.)2City of Canby; 507-223-7295; www.canby.govoffice.com 
City of Bemidji (Northeast) 98545Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$1031-Jul5Each Bemidji hunt must be applied for separately. 218-759-3562; [email protected]; www.ci.bemidji.mn.us/
City of Bemidji (West)98533Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$1031-Jul5Each Bemidji hunt must be applied for separately. 218-759-3562; [email protected]; www.ci.bemidji.mn.us/
City of Bemidji Airport98620Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$1031-Jul5Each Bemidji hunt must be applied for separately. 218-759-3562; [email protected]; www.ci.bemidji.mn.us/
Greenleaf State Recreation Area 987Unlimited Sept. 19 - Dec. 31 NoneNone 1Open to archery deer hunting following general archery season regulations. No special permit required. No bonus permits allowed. Kristy Rice (DNR); 320-234-2550 ext 225; [email protected]
City of Tower98810Nov. 28 - Dec. 31NoneAug. 195To apply; email [email protected] or mail to DNR Wildlife 650 Hwy 169 Tower; MN 55790. A portion of Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park is included in this hunt. Mandatory orientation; Tower Civic Center; Wednesday; Sept. 2; 6:30 p.m.
City of Hoyt Lakes98925Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$20Aug. 195Proficiency test ($5); 5 p.m. Thur. Sept. 10. Hoyt Lakes Emergency Services Building; Orientation 6:30 p.m. Application fee $15. 218-225-2344; www.hoytlakes.com; [email protected]
City of Owatonna99030Nov. 1 - 28; Nov. 29 - Dec. 23$20Sept. 115Earn-a-buck hunt. Proficiency test required. 507-774-7364; www.ci.owatonna.mn.us/283/Parks-Recreation; [email protected] 
East Minnesota River Refuge991UnlimitedSept. 19 - Dec. 31NoneNone2Hunters must register for hunt. Email [email protected] subject: EMRR hunt to request registration/application packet or call 507-225-3572.
City of Hallock99215Sept. 19 - Oct. 23; Oct. 24 - Nov. 27; Nov. 28 - Dec. 31$25 if selectedSept. 12Antlerless only hunt; 5 permits available for each of three hunt periods; proficiency test required; Police Chief; 218-843-3434; www.hallockmn.org; [email protected] 
Community of Side Lake99640Sept. 19 - Dec. 31$20Aug. 19 (noon)3"Mandatory orientation 6:30pm Sept. 9; Side Lake Rec. Site/French Town Hall. Bill Schuster; 218-969-6799; www.sidelake.org; [email protected] 
River Bend Nature Center99725Oct. 25 - Nov. 1$40Sept. 15 (4 p.m.)2Earn-a-buck hunt. Proficiency test required to apply. Mandatory Orientation at the nature center. https://rbnc.org/deerhunt or email [email protected] for information
City of Red Lake Falls99810Sept. 19 - Dec. 31NoneSept. 11Antlerless only hunt. City of Red Lake Falls; 218-253-2996; [email protected]