Small game hunting
Seasons (see regulations for detailed information):
Small game & furbearer information
- Small game and furbearer species
- Living with rabbits - dealing with unwanted rabbits in your yard
- How to avoid the incidental take of lynx
Mandatory trapper education
Persons born after Dec. 31, 1989 who have not been issued a trapping license in a previous year may not obtain a trapping license without a trapper education certificate. the Minnesota Trappers Association conducts free trapper education courses statewide and issues certificates that satisfy this requirement. More information about trappers education courses is online at the Minnesota Trappers Association website.
Reports and surveys
See the DNR reports and survey page for newer issues.
- Minnesota grouse and hares report 2004
- Minnesota grouse and hares report 2003
- Minnesota grouse and hares report 2002
- 2006 Roadside Count Survey
Maps and statistics