Minnesota Hunting

Seasons, Licenses, Regulations

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Known ForOne of the best states in the country for whitetail deer hunting

TerrainPine and hardwood forests, hills, valleys, croplands, and lakes spread all over the state

Government Lands13,805,552 acres

Government Lands %25%

Private Lands41,833,050 acres

Private Lands %75%

Minnesota

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Archery Deer Tag

Resident: $34 | Nonresident: $185

Firearm Deer Tag

Resident: $34 | Nonresident: $185

Muzzleloader Deer Tag

Resident: $34 | Nonresident: $185

Bear

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Bear License

Resident: $44 | Nonresident: $230

Bear Application Fee

Resident: $4 | Nonresident: $4

Elk

Total elk Boone and Crockett records for Minnesota: 5

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Elk Application Fee

Resident: $4 | Nonresident: $4

Coyote

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game License

Resident: $22 | Nonresident: $102

Pheasant

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game License

Resident: $22 | Nonresident: $102

Pheasant Stamp

Resident: $7.50 | Nonresident: $7.50

Grouse

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game License

Resident: $22 | Nonresident: $102

Duck

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game License

Resident: $22 | Nonresident: $102

State Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $7.50 | Nonresident: $7.50

Goose

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Small Game License

Resident: $22 | Nonresident: $102

State Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $7.50 | Nonresident: $7.50