Firearms deer hunts

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Beaver Creek Valley State Park
  • Number: 918
  • Dates: 11/3-11/4
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 25
  • Type: Antler Point Restrictions
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Antler Point Restriction regulation in place (4-points on one side). CWD sampling mandatory.
  • Contact: Rick Samples (DNR), 15941 County Rd 1 Caledonia, MN, 507-643-6849, [email protected]
Cascade River State Park
  • Number: 900
  • Dates: 11/03 - 11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 100
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Special Regulations: Only sections of the park are open to hunting. Contact the park for more details.
  • Contact: Peter Mott (DNR), 3481 W Highway 61, Lutsen, MN. 218-387-6004, [email protected]
City of Grand Rapids
  • Number: 931
  • Dates: 11/3-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: Unlimited
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 5
  • Special Regulations: Hunters must apply
  • Contact: City of Grand Rapids, 218-326-3464, [email protected]
Elm Creek Park Reserve
  • Number: 927
  • Dates: 11/10-11/11
  • Season: A or B
  • Permits: 140
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: Unlimited (DPA 601)
  • Special Regulations: Required orientation on Oct. 23 at 7:00 pm - Elm Creek Park Chalet. Non-toxic ammunition required and no pistols.
  • Contact: John Moriarty, 763-694-7842, [email protected]
Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park
  • Number: 933
  • Dates: 11/3-11/4
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 130
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 5
  • Special Regulations: CWD sampling mandatory for all adult deer. See DPA 603 regulations for details.
  • Contact: Mark White (DNR), 21071 County 118 Preston, MN. 507-352-5111, [email protected]
Franz Jevne State Park
  • Number: NA
  • Dates: 11/3-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: Unlimited
  • Type: Either-Sex Permit for Antlerless Deer
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Special Regulations: Open, no special hunt lottery application required. Follow DPA 103 regulations. No bonus permits allowed.
  • Contact: Doug Easthouse (DNR), State Highway 11 Birchdale, MN, 218-647-8592, [email protected]
Glacial Lakes State Park
  • Number: 919
  • Dates: 11/8-11/11
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 30
  • Type: Antlerless Only
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Ryan Sansness (DNR), 2601 County Road 38 NE, Carlos, MN. 320-852-7200, [email protected]
Gooseberry Falls State Park
  • Number: 904
  • Dates: 11/3 - 11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 40
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Nick Hoffman (DNR), 3206 Hwy 61, Two Harbors, MN. 218-595-7109, [email protected]
Hayes Lake State Park
  • Number: 908
  • Dates: 11/3-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 75
  • Type: Earn-a-buck
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Jack Pellinen (DNR), 48990 County Road 4 Roseau, MN. 218-425-7504, [email protected]
Itasca State Park
  • Number: 287
  • Dates: 11/3-11/11
  • Season: A
  • Permits: Unlimited
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 3
  • Special Regulations: Open to firearm hunting deer during the firearm (A) deer season. No application required. Includes Itasca Wilderness Sanctuary SNA.
  • Contact: Louis Peterson (DNR), 3296 State Park Rd NE Bemidji, MN. 218-308-2290, [email protected]
Judge CR Magney State Park
  • Number: 911
  • Dates: 11/3-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 75
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Special Regulations: Only sections of the park are open to hunting. Contact the park for more details.
  • Contact: Peter Mott (DNR), 4051 E Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN. 218-387-6004, [email protected]
Lake Bemidji State Park
  • Number: 909
  • Dates: 11/3-11/6
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 30
  • Type: Earn-a-buck
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Sue Olin (DNR), Lake Bemidji State Park, 3401 State Park Road NE, Bemidji, MN. 218-308-2329, [email protected]
Lake Bronson State Park
  • Number: 915
  • Dates: 11/3-11/11
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 30
  • Type: Earn-a-buck
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Andrew Kieffer (DNR), 3793 230th St, Lake Bronson, MN. 218-754-2200, [email protected]
Lake Carlos State Park
  • Number: 913
  • Dates: 11/3-11/6
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 20
  • Type: Antlerless Only
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Ryan Sansness (DNR), 2601 County Road 38 NE, Carlos, MN. 320-852-7200, [email protected]
Lake Louise State Park
  • Number: 903
  • Dates: 11/10-11/11
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 25
  • Type: Earn-a-buck
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Mark White (DNR), c/o Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park, 21071 County 118 Preston, MN. 507-352-5111, [email protected]
Maplewood State Park
  • Number: 916
  • Dates: 11/3-11/6
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 100
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Don DelGreco (DNR), 39721 Park Entrance Road, Pelican Rapids, MN. 218-863-8383, [email protected]
Miesville Ravine Park Reserve
  • Number: 917
  • Dates: 11/17-11/25
  • Season: B
  • Permits: 40
  • Type: Antlerless Only
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: All participants who receive permits for this hunt must attend a mandatory hunter orientation class that is put on by Dakota County staff. Youth hunters will be allowed to harvest a buck on their regular deer tag.
  • Contact: Scott Hagen, 952-891-7983, [email protected]
Old Mill State Park
  • Number: 922
  • Dates: 11/3-11/6
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 10
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Andrew Kieffer (DNR), 33489 240th Ave NW, Argyle, MN. 218-754-2200, [email protected]
Rice Lake NWR
  • Number: 901
  • Dates: 11/10-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 40
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Special Regulations: Deer stands for disabled hunters are only available during a special hunt to be held Oct. 11-14. Anyone interested in disabled hunt should also contact Walt Ford at 218-768-2402 x4 or at [email protected]
  • Contact: Walt Ford (Rice Lake NWR), 218-768-2402 x4, [email protected]
Scenic State Park
  • Number: 907
  • Dates: 11/3-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 30
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Jordan Schaefer (DNR), 56956 Scenic Hwy 7 Bigfork, MN. 218-743-3362, [email protected]
Schoolcraft State Park
  • Number: 912
  • Dates: 11/3-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: Unlimited
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Special Regulations: No application required. Same regulations as surrounding deer permit area. No bonus permits allowed.
  • Contact: Jordan Schaefer (DNR), 56956 Scenic Hwy 7 Bigfork, MN. 218-743-3362, [email protected]
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
  • Number: 905
  • Dates: 11/3-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 40
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Luann Udenberg (DNR), 3755 Split Rock Light House Rd Two Harbors, MN. 218-595-7622, [email protected]
St. Croix State Park
  • Number: 902
  • Dates: 11/15-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 350
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Please register deer in-person at the park main office.
  • Contact: Karl Sieve (DNR), 30065 St. Croix State Park Road, Hinckley, MN. 320-384-6591, [email protected]
Tettegouche State Park
  • Number: 906
  • Dates: 11/3-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 125
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Scott Waldrof (DNR), 5702 Hwy 61 E. Silver Bay, MN. 218-353-8808, [email protected]
Vermillion Highlands Research, Recreation and WMA (A or B)
  • Number: 925
  • Dates: 11/3-11/16
  • Season: A or B
  • Permits: 20
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Must complete Hunter Orientation requirement before actual permit is issued. Contact Area Wildlife office for details.
  • Contact: Bob Fashingbauer (DNR), 651-322-4643, [email protected]
Whitewater State Game Refuge
  • Number: 934
  • Dates: 11/17-11/25
  • Season: B
  • Permits: 75
  • Type: Antlerless Only
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Special Regulations: CWD sampling mandatory opening weekend of 3B season, 11/17-11/18 only
  • Contact: DNR Wildlife Manager, 507-796-3281, [email protected]
Wild River State Park
  • Number: 928
  • Dates: 11/10-11/11
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 75
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Paul Kurvers (DNR), 39797 Park Trail, Center City, MN. 651-583-2125, [email protected]
William O'Brien State Park
  • Number: 914
  • Dates: 11/3-11/4
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 50
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Wayne Boerner (DNR), 16821 O'Brien Trail N, Marine on St. Croix, MN. 651-539-4980, press 0 to get to a staff person, [email protected]
Zippel Bay State Park
  • Number: 910
  • Dates: 11/3-11/18
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 75
  • Type: Earn-a-buck
  • Bag Limit: 3
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Doug Easthouse (DNR), 3684 54th Ave. NW, Williams, MN, 218-647-8592, [email protected]
Zumbro Falls Woods SNA
  • Number: 923
  • Dates: 11/17-11/25
  • Season: B
  • Permits: 12
  • Type: Antlerless Only
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: CWD sampling mandatory opening weekend of 3B season, 11/17-11/18 only.
  • Contact: Mike Tenney (DNR), 507-206-2858, [email protected]
Zumbro Falls Woods SNA
  • Number: 920
  • Dates: 11/3-11/11
  • Season: A
  • Permits: 12
  • Type: Antlerless Only
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: CWD sampling mandatory opening weekend of 3A season, 11/3-11/4 only.
  • Contact: Mike Tenney (DNR), 507-206-2858, [email protected]