Minnesota Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 14 – January 1, 2020

Resident License Fees:
$22

Non-Resident License Fees:
$102
3-Day $75 (includes pheasant stamp)

Special Permits:
Prairie Chicken Application $4
Prairie Chicken License $23
Pheasant Stamp $7.50

Purchase License Online

Visit State DNR Website

*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific

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State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

 

Ruffed Grouse

Minnesota Ruffed Grouse Season

September 14 – January 1, 2020

Limits: 5 per day, 10 possession in aggregate with Spruce


Woodcock

Minnesota Woodcock Season

September 21 – November 4, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession


Spruce Grouse

Minnesota Spruce Grouse Season

September 14 – January 1, 2020

Limits: 5 per day, 10 possession in aggregate with Ruffed


Ring-Necked Pheasant

Minnesota Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 12 – January 1, 2020

Limits: 2 per day, 6 possession or December 1 to close of season 3 per day, 9 possession


Sharptail Grouse

Minnesota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

Northwest Zone: September 14 – November 30, 2019

East Central Zone: October 12 – November 30, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession in certain areas only


Hungarian Partridge

Minnesota Hungarian Partridge Season

September 14 – January 1, 2020

Limits: 5 per day, 10 possession


Prairie Chicken

Minnesota Prairie Chicken Season

September 28 – October 6, 2019

Limits: 2 per season by lottery