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.

 

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.

 

09/01/17 - 10/31/17

Crow Hunting (3rd season)

09/01/17 - 11/09/17

Mourning Dove season

09/01/17 - 11/06/17

Snipe and Rail Hunting season

09/16/17 - 02/28/18

Small Game - Rabbits, Squirrels season

09/16/17 - 12/31/17

Deer Hunt - Archery season

09/16/17 - 11/30/17

Sharptailed Grouse season (northwest zone)

09/16/17 - 01/01/18

Ruffed and Spruce Grouse, Hungarian Partridge season

09/23/17 - 11/06/17

Woodcock season

09/30/17 - 10/29/17

Fall Turkey season

10/14/17 - 03/15/18

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

10/14/17 - 01/01/18

Pheasant season

10/14/17 - 11/30/17

Sharptailed Grouse season (east-central zone)

10/21/17 - 03/15/18

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

10/28/17 - 01/07/18

Furbearer Trapping - Otter - South zone

10/28/17 - 05/15/18

Furbearer Trapping - Beaver - North zone

10/28/17 - 05/15/18

Furbearer Trapping - Beaver - South zone

10/28/17 - 01/07/18

Furbearer Trapping - Otter - North zone

10/28/17 - 02/28/18

Furbearer Trapping - Mink and Muskrat - North zone

10/28/17 - 02/28/18

Furbearer Trapping - Mink and Muskrat - South zone

10/28/17 - 10/29/17

Deer Hunt - Camp Ripley Archery Hunt - 2nd season

11/04/17 - 11/19/17

Deer Hunt - Firearm season - 100A

11/04/17 - 11/12/17

Deer Hunt - Firearm season - 200A and 300A

11/18/17 - 11/26/17

Deer Hunt - Firearm season - 300B

11/25/17 - 01/07/18

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

11/25/17 - 11/30/17

Fisher and Pine Marten-north of I-94 and US Hwy 10 only

11/25/17 - 12/10/17

Deer Hunt - Muzzleloader season

12/14/17 - 12/31/17

Crow Hunting (4th season)

01/01/18 - 01/15/18

Crow Hunting (1st season)

01/26/18

Spring Turkey Hunt Lottery Deadline (A and B seasons only)

02/15/18 - 04/30/18

Goose-Spring Light Goose conservation action

03/01/18 - 03/31/18

Crow Hunting (2nd season)

04/18/18 - 04/24/18

Spring Turkey "A" season (lottery/surplus)

04/25/18 - 05/01/18

Spring Turkey "B" season (lottery/surplus)

05/02/18 - 05/08/18

Spring Turkey "C" season (hunter selected)

05/04/18

Bear Hunt Lottery Deadline

05/09/18 - 05/15/18

Spring Turkey "D" season (hunter selected)

05/16/18 - 05/22/18

Spring Turkey "E" season (hunter selected)

05/23/18 - 05/31/18

Spring Turkey "F" season (any unfilled license)

06/15/18

Elk Hunt Lottery Deadline

08/17/18

Bear baiting start date

08/17/18

Camp Ripley Archery Hunt Application Deadline

08/17/18

Youth Deer Hunt Application Deadline

08/17/18

Prairie Chicken Hunt Lottery Deadline

09/01/18 - 10/14/18

Bear season

09/01/18 - 11/09/18

Mourning Dove season

09/01/18 - 09/16/18

Early Canada Goose season - Tentative

09/01/18 - 10/31/18

Crow Hunting (3rd season)

09/01/18 - 11/05/18

Snipe and Rail Hunting season

09/06/18

Antlerless Deer and Special Hunt Lottery Deadline

09/08/18

Youth Waterfowl Day

09/15/18 - 12/31/18

Deer Hunt - Archery season

09/15/18 - 01/01/19

Ruffed and Spruce Grouse, Hungarian Partridge season

09/15/18 - 11/30/18

Sharp-tailed Grouse season (northwest zone)

09/15/18 - 02/28/19

Small Game - Rabbits, Squirrels season

09/15/18 - 10/21/18

Sandhill Crane season-NW zone

09/22/18

Waterfowl season opener

09/22/18 - 11/05/18

Woodcock season

09/22/18 - 09/23/18

Take-a-Kid Hunting weekend

09/29/18 - 10/07/18

Prairie Chicken season

09/29/18 - 10/28/18

Fall Turkey season

10/13/18 - 01/01/19

Pheasant season

10/13/18 - 11/30/18

Sharp-tailed Grouse season (east-central zone)

10/18/18 - 10/19/18

Deer Hunt - Camp Ripley Archery Hunt - 1st season

10/18/18 - 10/21/18

Deer Hunt - Special Youth Deer season

10/20/18 - 03/15/19

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

10/20/18 - 03/15/19

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

10/27/18 - 10/28/18

Deer Hunt - Camp Ripley Archery Hunt - 2nd season

10/27/18 - 05/15/19

Furbearer Trapping - Beaver - North zone

10/27/18 - 05/15/19

Furbearer Trapping - Beaver - South zone

10/27/18 - 02/28/19

Furbearer Trapping - Mink and Muskrat - North zone

10/27/18 - 02/28/19

Furbearer Trapping - Mink and Muskrat - South zone

10/27/18 - 01/06/19

Furbearer Trapping - Otter - North zone

10/27/18 - 01/06/19

Furbearer Trapping - Otter - South zone

11/03/18 - 11/18/18

Deer Hunt - Firearm season - 100A

11/03/18 - 11/11/18

Deer Hunt - Firearm season - 200A and 300A

11/17/18 - 11/25/18

Deer Hunt - Firearm season - 300B

11/24/18 - 12/09/18

Deer Hunt - Muzzleloader season

11/24/18 - 01/06/19

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

11/24/18 - 11/29/18

Fisher and Pine Marten-north of I-94 and US Hwy 10 only

12/14/18 - 12/31/18

Crow Hunting (4th season)