Hunting and Trapping Seasons

Seasons, opening and closing dates, application deadlines

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10/26/19 - 05/15/20

Beaver

North furbearer zone

11/02/19 - 05/15/20

Beaver

South furbearer zone

12/21/19 - 01/26/20

Bobcat

North of I-94 and U.S. Highway 10

09/21/19 - 12/21/19

Canada geese - Season 1

North duck zone

10/05/19 - 12/26/19

Canada geese - Season 2

Central duck zone

10/12/19 - 01/02/20

Canada geese - Season 2

South duck zone

09/14/19 - 02/29/20

Cottontail rabbit & snowshoe hare

Statewide

12/15/19 - 01/15/20

Crow - Second season

Statewide

03/01/20 - 03/31/20

Crow - Third season

Statewide

09/14/19 - 12/31/19

Deer - archery

Statewide

11/09/19 - 11/24/19

Deer - firearm (season A)

100 series permit areas

11/23/19 - 12/01/19

Deer - firearm (season B)

300 series permit areas

11/30/19 - 12/15/19

Deer - muzzleloader

Statewide

09/21/19 - 11/19/19

Ducks - Season 1

North duck zone

10/05/19 - 11/24/19

Ducks - Season 2

Central duck zone

10/12/19 - 12/01/19

Ducks - Season 2

South duck zone

12/07/19 - 12/15/19

Elk hunt - D season

Kittson central zone

12/21/19 - 12/29/19

Fisher

North of I-94 and U.S. Highway 10

09/14/19 - 01/01/20

Hungarian partridge

Statewide

10/26/19 - 02/29/20

Mink

North furbearer zone

11/02/19 - 02/29/20

Mink

South furbearer zone

09/01/19 - 11/29/19

Mourning dove

Statewide

10/26/19 - 02/29/20

Muskrat

North furbearer zone

11/02/19 - 02/29/20

Muskrat

South furbearer zone

10/26/19 - 01/26/20

Otter

North zone

11/02/19 - 01/26/20

Otter

South furbearer zone

10/12/19 - 01/01/20

Pheasant

Statewide

12/21/19 - 12/29/19

Pine Marten

North of I-94 and U.S. Highway 10

09/14/19 - 01/01/20

Ruffed & spruce grouse

Statewide

09/14/19 - 11/30/19

Sharp-tailed grouse

Northwest zone

10/12/19 - 11/30/19

Sharp-tailed grouse

East-central zone

04/15/20 - 05/31/20

Spring turkey

Hunter selected permit area

09/14/19 - 02/29/20

Squirrel

Statewide