2011-2012 Minnesota Hunting Seasons

09/18/10 – 02/28/11 Small game – Rabbits, Squirrels season
10/23/10 – 03/15/11 Badger, Opossum and Raccoon season
10/23/10 – 03/15/11 Fox – Gray and Red Fox season
10/23/10 – 02/28/11 Furbearer trapping – Mink and Muskrat – north zone
10/23/10 – 04/30/11 Furbearer trapping – Beaver – north zone
10/30/10 – 02/28/11 Furbearer trapping – Mink and Muskrat-south zone
10/30/10 – 04/30/11 Furbearer trapping – Beaver – south zone
1/14/2011 Spring Turkey Hunt Lottery Deadline
03/01/11 – 03/31/11 Crow Hunting (1st season)
03/01/11 – 04/30/11 Goose – Spring Light Goose season
4/13/2011 Spring Turkey hunt opener
5/6/2011 Bear Hunt Lottery Deadline
5/6/2011 Moose Hunt Lottery Deadline
7/15/2011 Elk Hunt Lottery Deadline
07/15/11 – 10/15/11 Crow Hunting (2nd season)
7/29/2011 Fall Turkey Hunt Lottery Deadline
8/21/2011 Camp Ripley Archery Hunt Application Deadline
08/22/11 – 09/14/11 Lac qui Parle Controlled Hunt Zone Application Period
09/01/11 – 10/16/11 Bear season
09/01/11 – 10/30/11 Mourning Dove season
09/01/11 – 11/07/11 Snipe and Rail Hunting season
09/03/11 – 09/22/11 Early Canada Goose season
09/17/11 – 12/31/11 Deer hunt – Archery season
09/17/11 – 01/01/12 Small game – Grouse, Gray Partridge
09/17/11 – 11/30/11 Sharptailed grouse season
09/17/11 – 02/28/12 Small game – Rabbits, Squirrels season
09/24/11 – 11/07/11 Woodcock season
10/01/11 – 10/30/11 Fall Turkey season
10/1/2011 Waterfowl season opener
10/01/11 – 10/16/11 Moose hunt – northeast season
10/15/11 – 01/01/12 Pheasant season
10/20/11 – 10/21/11 Deer hunt – Camp Ripley archery hunt – 1st season
10/20/11 – 10/23/11 Deer Hunt – Special Youth Deer Hunt
10/22/11 – 10/26/11 Prairie Chicken season
10/22/11 – 03/15/12 Badger, Opossum and Raccoon season
10/22/11 – 03/15/12 Fox – Gray and Red Fox season
10/22/11 – 01/07/12 Furbearer trapping – Otter – north zone
10/22/11 – 02/28/12 Furbearer trapping – Mink and Muskrat – north zone
10/22/11 – 04/30/12 Furbearer trapping – Beaver – north zone
10/22/11 – 10/23/11 Deer Hunt – Early Antlerless Deer opener
10/29/11 – 02/28/12 Furbearer trapping – Mink and Muskrat-south zone
10/29/11 – 04/30/12 Furbearer trapping – Beaver – south zone
10/29/11 – 10/30/11 Deer hunt – Camp Ripley archery hunt – 2nd season
11/05/11 – 11/20/11 Deer hunt – Firearm season-1A
11/05/11 – 11/13/11 Deer hunt – Firearm season-2A and 3A
11/19/11 – 11/27/11 Deer hunt – Firearm season-3B
11/26/11 – 12/11/11 Deer hunt – Muzzleloader season
11/26/11 – 01/07/12 Trapping season – Bobcat
11/26/11 – 12/04/11 Fisher and Pine Marten opener

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2014 Hunting Seasons

Wolf – late season hunting
Nov. 30 – Jan. 31, 2014

Goose – Spring Light Goose
Mar. 1- Apr. 30, 2014

Crow Hunting
Mar. 1-31, 2014

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