Muzzleloader deer hunts

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City of Grand Rapids
  • Number: 946
  • Dates: 11/24-12/9
  • Permits: Unlimited
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 5
  • Special Regulations: Hunters must apply.
  • Contact: City of Grand Rapids, 218-326-3464, [email protected]
City of Tower
  • Number: 938
  • Dates: 11/24-12/9
  • Permits: 20
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 5
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Tom Rusch (DNR), 218-300-7861, [email protected]
Crow Wing State Park
  • Number: 936
  • Dates: 12/1-12/2
  • Permits: 25
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Only sections of the park are open to hunting. Contact the park for more details.
  • Contact: Barry Osborne, 3124 State Park Road, Brainerd, MN. 218-825-3075, [email protected]
Frontenac State Park
  • Number: 940
  • Dates: 12/1-12/3
  • Permits: 60
  • Type: Either Sex, Antler Point Restrictions
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Antler Point Restriction regulation in place (at least 4 points on one side).
  • Contact: Nick Schwaegerl (DNR), 29223 County 28 Blvd, Frontenac, MN. 651-345-3401, to [email protected]
Itasca State Park
  • Number: DPA 287
  • Dates: 11/24-12/9
  • Permits: Unlimited
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 3
  • Special Regulations: Open to muzzleloader hunting deer during the statewide muzzleloader deer season. Regular antlerless bonus permits allowed. No application required. Includes Itasca Wilderness Sanctuary SNA.
  • Contact: Louis Peterson (DNR), 3296 State Park Rd NE, Bemidji, MN. 218-308-2290, [email protected]
Jay Cooke State Park
  • Number: 935
  • Dates: 12/1-12/5
  • Permits: 75
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Includes Hemlock Ravine SNA.
  • Contact: Tyler Gangelhoff (DNR), 780 Highway 210, Carlton, MN. 218-673-7004, [email protected]
Lake Bemidji State Park
  • Number: 947
  • Dates: 11/30-12/2
  • Permits: 30
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Earn-a-buck not in place for muzzleloader hunt.
  • Contact: Sue Olin (DNR), 3401 State Park Road NE, Bemidji, MN. 218-308-2329, [email protected]
Lake Maria State Park
  • Number: 941
  • Dates: 11/26-11/28
  • Permits: 25
  • Type: Earn-a-buck
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Weekday hunt.
  • Contact: Tamara Simonich (DNR), 11411 Clementa Ave NW, Monticello, MN, 763-878-2325, [email protected]
Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park
  • Number: 937
  • Dates: 11/24-12/9
  • Permits: 25
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Dawn Voges (DNR), PO Box 335 1379 Stuntz Bay Road, Soudan, MN. 218-300-7004, [email protected]
McCarthy Beach State Park
  • Number: 929
  • Dates: 11/24-12/2
  • 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.
  • Contact: Dawn Ryan (DNR), 7622 McCarthy Beach Rd Side Lake, MN, 218-274-7200, [email protected]
Miesville Ravine Park Reserve
  • Number: 943
  • Dates: 12/1-12/9
  • 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]
Minneopa State Park
  • Number: 921
  • Dates: 12/1-12-3
  • Permits: 15
  • Type: Earn-a-buck
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Bison Range closed during hunt.
  • Contact: Craig Beckman (DNR), 54497 Gadwall Road, Mankato, MN. 507-389-5464, [email protected]
Myre-Big Island State Park
  • Number: 939
  • Dates: 12/1-12/2
  • Permits: 50
  • Type: Antlerless Only
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Tom Wanous (DNR), 19499 780th Ave, Albert Lea, MN. 507-668-7061, [email protected]
Nerstrand Big Woods State Park
  • Number: 930
  • Dates: 12/1-12/2
  • Permits: 50
  • Type: Earn-a-buck
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Includes Prairie Creek Woods SNA.
  • Contact: Katie Foshay (DNR), 9700 170th St. E, Nerstrand, MN. 507-384-6140, [email protected]
Rice Lake State Park
  • Number: 932
  • Dates: 12/1-12/2
  • Permits: 20
  • Type: Antlerless Only
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Joel Wagar/Sandi Gatlin (DNR), 8485 Rose Street Owatonna, MN, 507-414-6193, [email protected] or [email protected]
Savanna Portage State Park
  • Number: 948
  • Dates: 11/24-12/2
  • 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.
  • Contact: Sandra Weller (DNR), 55626 Lake Place, McGregor, MN. (218) 426-3271, [email protected]
Sibley State Park
  • Number: 942
  • Dates: 11/24-11/25
  • Permits: 60
  • Type: Antlerless Only
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations: Park will be closed to visitors during the hunt.
  • Contact: Jack Nelson (DNR), 800 Sibley Park Rd NE, New London, MN. 320-354-2055, [email protected]
St. Croix State Park
  • Number: 949
  • Dates: 11/29-12/2
  • Permits: 100
  • Type: Either Sex
  • Bag Limit: 2
  • Special Regulations:
  • Contact: Karl Sieve (DNR), 30065 St. Croix State Park Road, Hinckley, MN. 320-384-6591, [email protected]
Vermillion Highlands Research, Recreation and WMA
  • Number: 944
  • Dates: 11/24-12/9
  • 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]