Nov 5, 2021 - News
Mapped: How Minnesota's deer hunt compares
Data: National Deer Association; Map: Jared Whalen/Axios

Minnesota's firearm deer hunting season starts Saturday, Nov. 6.

  • So how do we compare with other states when it comes to deer harvests?

By the numbers: Hunters bagged 183,637 deer in 2019, ranking us 14th in the nation.

Of note: The state Department of National Resources is strongly encouraging folks hunting in certain zones near the North Dakota border to use self-service sampling station to test dead deer for chronic wasting disease following a suspected case in the area.

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