Minnesota Hunting and Trapping Season Calendar

Curious about when the hunting and trapping seasons begin and end in Minnesota. In order to make it easy for you, we have gone ahead and posted the 2016 Minnesota Hunting and Trapping Season Calendar from the Minnesota Department of Naural Resources.


09/17/16 - 01/01/17

Ruffed and Spruce Grouse, Hungarian Partridge season

09/17/16 - 02/28/17

Small Game - Rabbits, Squirrels season

10/15/16 - 03/15/17

Raccoon, Red Fox, Gray Fox, Badger, Opossum (North) Hunting & Trapping

10/22/16 - 03/15/17

Raccoon, Red Fox, Gray Fox, Badger, Opossum (South) Hunting & Trapping

10/29/16 - 05/15/17

Furbearer Trapping - Beaver - south zone

10/29/16 - 01/08/17

Furbearer Trapping - Otter - north zone

10/29/16 - 02/28/17

Furbearer Trapping - Mink and Muskrat - north zone

10/29/16 - 01/08/17

Furbearer Trapping - Otter - south zone

10/29/16 - 02/28/17

Furbearer Trapping - Mink and Muskrat-south zone

11/26/16 - 01/08/17

Bobcat - Hunting & Trapping-north of I-94 and US Hwy 10 only