Deer Hunting Season
- Check 2016 antlerless deer and special hunt lottery results
- Check 2016 muzzleloader deer hunt lottery results
- Minnesota Hunting and Trapping Regulations Handbook (6 MB)
- 2016 landowner list
Mapping the future
Sign up for Deer Notes and learn about Minnesota's first-ever plan that will provide strategic guidance on deer management into the future.
Get deer plan information »
2016 Deer Permit Areas
Choose the interactive link to find your specific area report.
Choose the PDF for a broad overview of all areas.
Seasons (see regulations for detailed information):
- 2016 Special youth deer hunts
- Special firearms hunts
- Special archery hunts
- Special muzzleloader hunts
- 2016 Camp Ripley Archery Hunt Packet
- Mandatory Deer Harvest Registration - There are now 3 ways to register harvested deer in Minnesota.
- Registration stations by City
- Registration stations by County
Topical hunting information
- Legal big game cartridges
- Venison donation program
- Lead information for hunters
- Sunrise and sunset data
- Tree Stand Safety
- For harvest reports, harvest maps, population modeling, winter severity indexes and surveys, visit the Deer management page.
- Chronic wasting disease information