Game

Trapping

Regulations

Places

Information

Management


Hunting and Trapping Seasons

Hunting and trapping seasons, opening and closing dates, application deadlines


Events Calendar

View a printable version

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 - 02/28/17

 

Furbearer Trapping - Mink and Muskrat - north zone

10/29/16 - 05/15/17

 

Furbearer Trapping - Beaver - north zone

10/29/16 - 02/28/17

 

Furbearer Trapping - Mink and Muskrat-south zone

03/01/17 - 04/30/17

 

Goose-Spring Light Goose conservation action

03/01/17 - 03/31/17

 

Crow Hunting (2nd season)

04/12/17 - 04/18/17

 

Spring Turkey "A" season (lottery/surplus)

04/19/17 - 04/25/17

 

Spring Turkey "B" season (lottery/surplus)

04/26/17 - 05/02/17

 

Spring Turkey "C" season (hunter selected)

05/03/17 - 05/09/17

 

Spring Turkey "D" season (hunter selected)

05/05/17

 

Bear Hunt Lottery Deadline

05/10/17 - 05/16/17

 

Spring Turkey "E" season (hunter selected)

05/17/17 - 05/30/17

 

Spring Turkey "F" season (any unfilled license)

06/16/17

 

Elk Hunt Lottery Deadline

08/11/17

 

Bear Baiting start date

08/18/17

 

Camp Ripley Archery Hunt Application Deadline

08/18/17

 

Prairie Chicken Hunt Lottery Deadline

09/01/17 - 10/31/17

 

Crow Hunting (3rd season)

09/01/17 - 11/09/17

 

Mourning Dove season

09/01/17 - 10/15/17

 

Bear season

09/01/17 - 11/06/17

 

Snipe and Rail Hunting season

09/02/17 - 09/18/17

 

Early Canada Goose season

09/07/17

 

Antlerless Deer and Special Hunt Lottery Deadline

09/09/17

 

Youth Waterfowl Day - Tentative

09/15/17 - 10/21/17

 

Sandhill Crane season-NW zone-Tentative

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

09/16/17 - 01/01/18

 

Ruffed and Spruce Grouse, Hungarian Partridge season

09/23/17

 

Waterfowl season opener - Tentative

09/23/17 - 09/24/17

 

Take-a-Kid Hunting weekend

09/23/17 - 11/06/17

 

Woodcock season

09/30/17 - 10/29/17

 

Fall Turkey season

09/30/17 - 10/08/17

 

Prairie Chicken 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

10/19/17 - 10/20/17

 

Deer Hunt - Camp Ripley Archery Hunt - 1st season

10/19/17 - 10/22/17

 

Deer Hunt - Special Youth Deer season

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 - 04/30/18

 

Furbearer Trapping - Beaver - North zone

10/28/17 - 04/30/18

 

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)

View all DNR events