Minnesota Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Hunting Opportunities for Minnesota Youth.

Minnesota is making it easier than ever to pass on the gift of hunting to our young people. Make a connection like nowhere else on earth. Take a youth hunting.

New Regulations

  • Details can be found at www.mndnr.gov/regulations/hunting
      • Walk-In Access: There is a new program that allows public walk-in access to certain hunting lands.
      • Shooting hours for migratory game birds have change as has the Youth Waterfowl dates.
      • A new deer area designation has been created called “Hunter Choice”. Hunters will be allowed to take one either-sex deer per year in one of these areas.
      • Apprentice hunting validations are now valid for two years rather than one.
      • New reduced priced youth licensing structure