Minnesota Hunting News

Youth Deer Hunt in Northwest Minnesota Oct 18-19
Any hunter age 12 to 14 with a Firearms Safety Certificate and valid Minnesota firearms deer license is eligible to participate in the northwest Minnesota Special Youth Antlerless Deer Season on Oct. 18-19.
Deadline for Minnesota Deer Hunters is Sept. 4th
Hunters who have not applied for an either-sex deer permit by Sept. 4 will be restricted to taking only bucks in designated deer lottery areas.
Minnesota Camp Riley Apps Due Aug 15th
Hunters interested in the 2008 regular archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley near Little Falls are reminded that this year's Aug. 15 application deadline is fast approaching.
Minnesota DNR Offers Many Youth Deer Hunts
Five state parks, two military reservations, two refuges and a nature preserve will provide high-quality deer hunting for 490 young hunters this fall. The deadline to apply for the Special Youth Deer Hunts is Friday, Aug. 15.
Minnesota DNR Making Major Changes to Deer Seasons
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is making major changes to simplify deer seasons and licensing for this fall.
Minnesotans Get Free Fishing Weekend
Minnesotans who want to catch some quality family time are encouraged to take advantage of Take-A-Kid Fishing weekend, which is June 6-8.
Minnesota Sharpshooters Remove Deer
The sharpshooting effort to remove deer in the bovine tuberculosis (TB) area of northwestern Minnesota, which began in February 2008, concluded on May 9.
Controlling Bovine TB in Minnesota Deer
Sharpshooters, hunters and landowners have taken 1,028 deer as part of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) efforts to stop the potential spread of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in northwestern Minnesota.
Lead Found in Venison in Minnesota
State officials announced April 10 that laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of varying amounts of lead fragments in a number of venison samples collected from Minnesota food shelves.
Minnesota Bull Moose Permit Deadline May 2
Hunters seeking a permit for this fall's bull-only moose hunt must apply by Friday, May 2, to be included in the lottery.