Hunting & trapping

2019 deer season information

Deer hunting season is just on the other side of summer and we’ve updated our regulations for the 2019 season. Complete regulations are now online and at license agents at the beginning of August. Licenses go on sale Thursday, Aug. 1.

Site tag from a hunting license

Harvest registration

It's quick and easy to register your harvested game online.
Online registration »

Two hunters

Youth hunting information

Find regulations for youth hunters in the Minnesota hunting regulations booklet.

Licenses and firearms safety
Youth deer season
Special youth deer hunts
Firearms safety and apprentice hunters

Black bear

Report a bear sighting

The range of black bears is expanding in Minnesota. Your observations are needed.
Learn more  »