For more information on the upcoming deer hunting season, including the management area map, go to mndnr.gov/hunting/deer. MN Syndicated Content. The cost is $5 for a single rifle range session, or get a full year's membership in the club for $35. As part of the DNRâs COVID-19 response, CWD sampling is voluntary for all deer harvested in the east central CWD surveillance area in southern Pine and Chisago counties â management areas 157, 159 and 225. Hunters can find deer hunting information at mndnr.gov/hunting/deer. This year, that will likely be about 100,000 deer, depending on the weather. Process your deer as you normally would. 29 217 53 Kenyon JordanJordan Montgomery Cannon Falls Faribault NewNew Prague 77 55 Hastings 117th St. 56 13 21 45 39 C r w W i n g R. C r o w R. , S o u t h F o r k S t . I didn’t get a chance to get out as much as I would have liked for the gun season. Hunters can start planning ahead for the deer season with the release of the 2020 Minnesota Hunting and Trapping regulations handbook, now available on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources deer hunting page at mndnr.gov/hunting/deer. Experimental regulations allowing hunters to leave portable tree stands overnight in some northwestern Minnesota WMAs have been discontinued. CWD-positive deer have been confirmed in that area on a deer farm. Duck hunters were breaking ice on Thief Lake and other small wetlands. MN The rifle range is located on the club's grounds on Island Lake along St. Louis County Highway 4 (7229 Rice Lake Road) about 20 minutes north of Duluth. Deer hunting opener is a holiday in this state, and I'm ready to celebrate. An antler-point restriction applies in some counties. Use your mouse scroll wheel or the clickable controls to zoom in and see additional roads, cities and labels. Hunters may not take deer with the aid or use of bait. MN Deer Harvest 12/14/2020 7:00 AM. If more than one month, date or time is cut out or marked, the tag becomes invalid. For more information, go to mndnr.gov/regulations/hunting. Hunters who harvest deer, bear or turkey must sign into the Minnesota DNR's electronic license system when registering a harvest online at mndnr.gov/gameregistration. Hunters must do the following: Detach the site tag from the deer license/registration slip. Registration for the webinar is required and available online. You will need to provide the township, range and section of your harvest location. During the webinar, a variety of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources staff who specialize in education, wildlife and enforcement will answer questions to help hunters prepare for the firearms deer season that begins Saturday, Nov. 7. Some deer permit area boundaries have changed. Minnesota's firearms deer season begins half an hour before sunrise on Saturday, Nov. 7, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources expects nearly half a million hunters to participate. The 2020 Minnesota firearms deer season for northeastern Minnesota — the 100 series permit areas — runs for 16 days, from Saturday, Nov. 7 through Sunday, Nov. 22. Resident hunters 84 years old and older can shoot a deer of either sex in any permit area. Deer. This year the season has expanded to include more deer permit areas in central and southeastern Minnesota. Sight-in will be open every day through Friday, Nov. 6. Hours are 8 am to 1/2 hour before sunset. Thin rope to use as haul line at deer stand, heavier rope and harness for dragging deer out. ( News Tribune / file ), A whitetail buck in fall. For more information, go to mndnr.gov/regulations/hunting. Deer permit area map Select a Deer permit area below to get hunting information for that area. 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