Hunting and Trapping Seasons

Seasons, opening and closing dates, application deadlines

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09/01/20 - 11/02/20Snipe and rail 
09/01/20 - 10/18/20BearPermit areas and no-quota area
09/01/20 - 11/29/20Mourning doveStatewide
09/01/20 - 10/31/20Crow - First seasonStatewide
09/19/20 - 01/03/21Ruffed & spruce grouseStatewide
09/19/20 - 12/31/20Deer - archeryStatewide
09/19/20 - 10/25/20Sandhill craneNorthwest goose zone
09/19/20 - 11/02/20WoodcockStatewide
09/19/20 - 11/30/20Sharp-tailed grouseNorthwest zone
09/19/20 - 02/28/21Squirrel Statewide
09/19/20 - 02/28/21Cottontail rabbit & snowshoe hare 
09/26/20 - 10/04/20Prairie chickenPrairie chicken quota areas
09/26/20 - 11/24/20DucksNorth duck zone
09/26/20 - 10/04/20DucksCentral duck zone
09/26/20 - 10/04/20DucksSouth duck zone
10/03/20 - 11/01/20Fall turkeyStatewide
10/10/20 - 01/03/21PheasantStatewide
10/10/20 - 11/30/20Sharp-tailed grouseEast-central zone
10/10/20 - 11/29/20DucksCentral duck zone
10/17/20 - 03/15/21Raccoon, red fox, gray fox, badger, opossum hunting and trappingNorth furbearer zone
10/17/20 - 12/06/20DucksSouth duck zone
10/24/20 - 05/15/21BeaverNorth furbearer zone
10/24/20 - 01/24/21OtterNorth furbearer zone
10/24/20 - 02/28/21MinkNorth furbearer zone
10/24/20 - 03/15/21Raccoon, red fox, gray fox, badger, opossum hunting and trappingSouth furbearer zone
10/31/20 - 05/15/21BeaverSouth furbearer zone
10/31/20 - 01/24/21OtterSouth furbearer zone
10/31/20 - 02/28/21MinkSouth furbearer zone
11/07/20 - 11/15/20Deer - firearm (season A) 200 and 300 series permit areas
11/07/20 - 11/22/20Deer - firearm (season A) 100 series permit areas
11/07/20Deer season openerStatewide
11/21/20 - 11/29/20Deer - firearm (season B) 300 series permit areas
11/28/20 - 12/13/20Deer - muzzleloaderStatewide
12/15/20 - 01/15/21Crow - Second seasonStatewide
12/19/20 - 01/24/21BobcatNorth of I-94 and U.S. Highway 10
12/19/20 - 12/27/20FisherNorth of I-94 and U.S. Highway 10
12/19/20 - 12/27/20Pine MartenNorth of I-94 and U.S. Highway 10