Muzzleloader deer hunts

City of Grand Rapids
  • Hunt number: 946
  • Dates: 11/30-12/15
  • Permits: Unlimited
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 5
  • Special regulations: Hunters must apply.
City of Tower
  • Hunt number: 938
  • Dates: 11/30-12/15
  • Permits: 20
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 5
  • Special regulations: Mandatory orientation, Tower Civic Center, Wednesday, September 4, 6:30 p.m.
Crow Wing State Park
  • Hunt number: 936
  • Dates: 12/07-12/11
  • Permits: 25
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations: Only sections of the park are open to hunting. Contact the park for details. CWD sampling mandatory.
Itasca State Park
  • Hunt number: DPA 287
  • Dates: 11/30-12/15
  • Permits: Unlimited
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations: Open to muzzleloader hunting deer during the statewide muzzleloader deer season. No application required. Includes Itasca Wilderness Sanctuary Scientific and Natural Area (SNA).
Jay Cooke State Park
  • Hunt number: 935
  • Dates: 12/07-12/13
  • Permits: 75
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations: Includes Hemlock Ravine SNA.
Lake Bemidji State Park
  • Hunt number: 947
  • Dates: 12/06-12/08
  • Permits: 30
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations: Earn-a-buck not in place for muzzleloader hunt.
Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park
  • Hunt number: 937
  • Dates: 11/30-12/15
  • Permits: 25
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations:
McCarthy Beach State Park
  • Hunt number: 929
  • Dates: 11/30-12/8
  • Permits: 25
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 3
  • Special regulations: Only sections of the park are open to hunting. Contact the park for more details.
Miesville Ravine Park Reserve
  • Hunt number: 943
  • Dates: 12/07-12/15
  • Permits: 40
  • Type: Antlerless only
  • Bag limit: 3
  • Special regulations: Mandatory orientation. Youth hunters may harvest a buck on their regular tag.
Myre-Big Island State Park
  • Hunt number: 939
  • Dates: 12/07-12/08
  • Permits: 50
  • Type: Antlerless only
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations:
Nerstrand Big Woods State Park
  • Hunt number: 930
  • Dates: 12/07-12/08
  • Permits: 50
  • Type: Earn-a-buck
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations: Includes Prairie Creek Woods SNA.
Rice Lake State Park
  • Hunt number: 932
  • Dates: 12/07-12/08
  • Permits: 20
  • Type: Antlerless only
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations:
Sakatah Lake State Park
  • Hunt number: 894
  • Dates: 12/7-12/08
  • Permits: 15
  • Type: Antlerless only
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations:
Savanna Portage State Park
  • Hunt number: 948
  • Dates: 11/30-12/08
  • Permits: 30
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations: Only sections of the park are open to hunting. Contact the park for more details.
Sibley State Park
  • Hunt number: 942
  • Dates: 11/30-12/01
  • Permits: 60
  • Type: Antlerless only
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations: Park will be closed to visitors during the hunt.
St. Croix State Park
  • Hunt number: 949
  • Dates: 12/04-12/08
  • Permits: 100
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations:
Vermillion Highlands Research, Recreation and WMA
  • Hunt number: 944
  • Dates: 11/30-12/15
  • Permits: 20
  • Type: Either sex
  • Bag limit: 2
  • Special regulations: Hunter orientation required prior to permit issuance. Contact DNR wildlife office for details: 651-322-4643.