Federal Land Region Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


Region Exceptions

Coyote

Dates:
Closed
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Small Game and deer hunting are open as posted with “Public Hunting Area” signs or shown on maps available at parking areas and at the Refuge Headquarters. The refuge is closed to migratory bird and coyote hunting.

Dates:
Closed
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Small Game and deer hunting are open as posted with “Public Hunting Area” signs or shown on maps available at parking areas and at the Refuge Headquarters. The refuge is closed to migratory bird and coyote hunting.

Waterfowl

Dates:
Open for Youth Waterfowl Day Only
Special:
[Place] 21212 210th Street, Audubon, MN 56511, 218-847-4431. Waterfowl: The refuge is open for Youth Waterfowl Day. Contact the Detroit Lakes WMD 218-847-4431 for information. Deer hunting is only allowed during the state muzzleloader season.

Deer

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Contact Rydell NWR, 17788 349th Street SE, Erskine, MN 56535 218-687-2229 or 800-841-0172. Deer: Maps showing open areas for hunting are available in parking lots throughout the refuge and at refuge Headquarters. Upland and Migratory Bird: Open areas are also posted with migratory bird hunting area signs. No turkey hunting allowed.

Dates:
Open during established Muzzleloader season
Method:
Muzzleloader Only
Special:
[Place] 21212 210th Street, Audubon, MN 56511, 218-847-4431. Waterfowl: The refuge is open for Youth Waterfowl Day. Contact the Detroit Lakes WMD 218-847-4431 for information. Deer hunting is only allowed during the state muzzleloader season.

Dates:
Open
Method:
Specific Closures see special
Special:
[Place] 17788 349th Street SE, Erskine, MN 56535 218-687-2229 or 800-841-0172. Small Game: Small game hunting is closed on the refuge. Deer: Information about special hunts for persons with disabilities is available at 800-726-3692. Portions of the refuge are opened annually for antlerless deer hunting during the regular firearms season. Contact the Refuge headquarters for information.

Antlerless

Dates:
Open
Method:
Specific Closures see special
Species:
Deer
Special:
[Place] 17788 349th Street SE, Erskine, MN 56535 218-687-2229 or 800-841-0172. Small Game: Small game hunting is closed on the refuge. Deer: Information about special hunts for persons with disabilities is available at 800-726-3692. Portions of the refuge are opened annually for antlerless deer hunting during the regular firearms season. Contact the Refuge headquarters for information.

Weapons restriction

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Method] Single projectile ammunition prohibited

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Method] Single projectile ammunition prohibited

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Method] Single projectile ammunition prohibited

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Method] Single projectile ammunition prohibited

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Method] Single projectile ammunition prohibited

Equipment restrictions

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] No permanent stands are permitted. Also prohibited are the use of nails, wire, screws, or bolts to attach a stand to a tree or hunting from a tree, into which a metal object has been driven to support a hunter. Portable hunting stands MUST BE set up and removed each day. • All property brought onto a NWR or WPA must be removed after each day. This includes all vehicles, boats, decoys, trail cameras and trash.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] No permanent stands are permitted. Also prohibited are the use of nails, wire, screws, or bolts to attach a stand to a tree or hunting from a tree, into which a metal object has been driven to support a hunter. Portable hunting stands MUST BE set up and removed each day. • All property brought onto a NWR or WPA must be removed after each day. This includes all vehicles, boats, decoys, trail cameras and trash.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] No permanent stands are permitted. Also prohibited are the use of nails, wire, screws, or bolts to attach a stand to a tree or hunting from a tree, into which a metal object has been driven to support a hunter. Portable hunting stands MUST BE set up and removed each day. • All property brought onto a NWR or WPA must be removed after each day. This includes all vehicles, boats, decoys, trail cameras and trash.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] No permanent stands are permitted. Also prohibited are the use of nails, wire, screws, or bolts to attach a stand to a tree or hunting from a tree, into which a metal object has been driven to support a hunter. Portable hunting stands MUST BE set up and removed each day. • All property brought onto a NWR or WPA must be removed after each day. This includes all vehicles, boats, decoys, trail cameras and trash.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] No permanent stands are permitted. Also prohibited are the use of nails, wire, screws, or bolts to attach a stand to a tree or hunting from a tree, into which a metal object has been driven to support a hunter. Portable hunting stands MUST BE set up and removed each day. • All property brought onto a NWR or WPA must be removed after each day. This includes all vehicles, boats, decoys, trail cameras and trash.

Trapping

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Trapping A person may not trap in a National Wildlife Refuge without a permit from the refuge manager. Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) are open to trapping per state regulations unless specifically prohibited.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Trapping A person may not trap in a National Wildlife Refuge without a permit from the refuge manager. Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) are open to trapping per state regulations unless specifically prohibited.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Trapping A person may not trap in a National Wildlife Refuge without a permit from the refuge manager. Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) are open to trapping per state regulations unless specifically prohibited.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Trapping A person may not trap in a National Wildlife Refuge without a permit from the refuge manager. Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) are open to trapping per state regulations unless specifically prohibited.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Trapping A person may not trap in a National Wildlife Refuge without a permit from the refuge manager. Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) are open to trapping per state regulations unless specifically prohibited.

Motor vehicle restrictions

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all NWRs and WPAs except on designated parking areas, access roads, and public roads. Permits to operate vehicles on other roads may be available for hunters with disabilities.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all NWRs and WPAs except on designated parking areas, access roads, and public roads. Permits to operate vehicles on other roads may be available for hunters with disabilities.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all NWRs and WPAs except on designated parking areas, access roads, and public roads. Permits to operate vehicles on other roads may be available for hunters with disabilities.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all NWRs and WPAs except on designated parking areas, access roads, and public roads. Permits to operate vehicles on other roads may be available for hunters with disabilities.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all NWRs and WPAs except on designated parking areas, access roads, and public roads. Permits to operate vehicles on other roads may be available for hunters with disabilities.

Shotgun

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Small game hunters using shotguns, including turkey hunters, are required to use and possess only non-toxic shot.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Small game hunters using shotguns, including turkey hunters, are required to use and possess only non-toxic shot.

Hunting prohibited

Dates:
Closed

Dates:
Closed

Dates:
Closed

Dates:
Closed

Dates:
Closed

Dates:
Closed
Special:
[Place] 17788 349th Street SE, Erskine, MN 56535 218-687-2229 or 800-841-0172. Small Game: Small game hunting is closed on the refuge. Deer: Information about special hunts for persons with disabilities is available at 800-726-3692. Portions of the refuge are opened annually for antlerless deer hunting during the regular firearms season. Contact the Refuge headquarters for information.

Watercraft restrictions

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Motorized watercraft are prohibited on all WPAs and are restricted on most NWRs. Motorized watercraft are allowed without a permit on designated portions of the Tamarac and Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Motorized watercraft are prohibited on all WPAs and are restricted on most NWRs. Motorized watercraft are allowed without a permit on designated portions of the Tamarac and Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Motorized watercraft are prohibited on all WPAs and are restricted on most NWRs. Motorized watercraft are allowed without a permit on designated portions of the Tamarac and Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Motorized watercraft are prohibited on all WPAs and are restricted on most NWRs. Motorized watercraft are allowed without a permit on designated portions of the Tamarac and Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Motorized watercraft are prohibited on all WPAs and are restricted on most NWRs. Motorized watercraft are allowed without a permit on designated portions of the Tamarac and Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge.

Special closures see special

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on part of the Phare Lake WPA in Renville County that lies within the State Game Refuge.

Specific closures see special

Dates:
Open during established seasons
When Hour:
5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Special:
[Place} 35704 County Road 26, Rochert, MN 56578, 218-847-2641. Areas open for small game, waterfowl, and deer hunting are marked on maps available at Refuge Headquarters or at www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac.

Dates:
Open during established seasons
When Hour:
5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Special:
[Place} 35704 County Road 26, Rochert, MN 56578, 218-847-2641. Areas open for small game, waterfowl, and deer hunting are marked on maps available at Refuge Headquarters or at www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac.

Dates:
Open during established seasons
When Hour:
5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Special:
[Place} 35704 County Road 26, Rochert, MN 56578, 218-847-2641. Areas open for small game, waterfowl, and deer hunting are marked on maps available at Refuge Headquarters or at www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac.

Dates:
Open during established seasons
When Hour:
5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Special:
[Place} 35704 County Road 26, Rochert, MN 56578, 218-847-2641. Areas open for small game, waterfowl, and deer hunting are marked on maps available at Refuge Headquarters or at www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac.

Dates:
Open during established seasons
When Hour:
5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Special:
[Place} 35704 County Road 26, Rochert, MN 56578, 218-847-2641. Areas open for small game, waterfowl, and deer hunting are marked on maps available at Refuge Headquarters or at www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac.

Blaze clothing required

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] Small game hunters must wear an article of blaze orange/pink consistent with state regulations.

Specific closures

Dates:
Open during established seasons
Special:
[Place} 49663 County Road 17, Windom, MN 56101, 507-831-2220. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the designated portions

Dates:
Open during established seasons
Special:
[Place} 49663 County Road 17, Windom, MN 56101, 507-831-2220. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the designated portions

Dates:
Open during established seasons
Special:
[Place} 49663 County Road 17, Windom, MN 56101, 507-831-2220. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the designated portions

Dates:
Open during established seasons
Special:
[Place} 49663 County Road 17, Windom, MN 56101, 507-831-2220. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the designated portions

Dates:
Open during established seasons
Special:
[Place} 49663 County Road 17, Windom, MN 56101, 507-831-2220. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the designated portions

Dogs

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] During the small game season, hunting dogs must be under the immediate control of the hunter. Training and allowing pets off leash are prohibited.

Artificial lights prohibited

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] A person may not use a spotlight, headlight, or other artificial light to spot, locate, or take any wild animal in a NWR or WPA.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] A person may not use a spotlight, headlight, or other artificial light to spot, locate, or take any wild animal in a NWR or WPA.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] A person may not use a spotlight, headlight, or other artificial light to spot, locate, or take any wild animal in a NWR or WPA.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] A person may not use a spotlight, headlight, or other artificial light to spot, locate, or take any wild animal in a NWR or WPA.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Method] A person may not use a spotlight, headlight, or other artificial light to spot, locate, or take any wild animal in a NWR or WPA.

Migratory bird hunting

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Region] Federal Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) are open to public hunting except where prohibited. National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs) are closed unless expressly permitted. Please consult the appropriate NWRs and Wetland Management District (WMDs) managers or www.fws.gov/refuges for specific regulations. General restrictions Small game hunters using shotguns, including turkey hunters, are required to use and possess only non-toxic shot. Small game hunters must wear an article of blaze orange/pink consistent with state regulations. Target shooting is prohibited. During the small game season, hunting dogs must be under the immediate control of the hunter. Training and allowing pets off leash are prohibited. Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all NWRs and WPAs except on designated parking areas, access roads, and public roads. Permits to operate vehicles on other roads may be available for hunters with disabilities. Motorized watercraft are prohibited on all WPAs and are restricted on most NWRs. Motorized watercraft are allowed without a permit on designated portions of the Tamarac and Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge. Camping, campfires and overnight parking are prohibited on all WPAs including designated parking areas. Camping, campfires, and overnight parking are restricted on most NWRs. No permanent stands are permitted. Also prohibited are the use of nails, wire, screws, or bolts to attach a stand to a tree or hunting from a tree, into which a metal object has been driven to support a hunter. Portable hunting stands MUST BE set up and removed each day. All property brought onto a NWR or WPA must be removed after each day. This includes all vehicles, boats, decoys, trail cameras and trash. The use or possession of alcoholic beverages while hunting is prohibited. The destruction, defacement, disturbance or unauthorized removal of any natural object or government property is prohibited. Plants and animals cannot be introduced, liberated or placed on NWRs or WPAs. Disposing of animal carcasses, trash, refuse rocks, wood or other debris is prohibited. Cutting, mowing, sawing, digging, collecting, injuring or removing vegetation is prohibited. Distribution of feed or bait, or hunting over bait is prohibited. This includes salts and minerals.

Dates:
Closed
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Small Game and deer hunting are open as posted with “Public Hunting Area” signs or shown on maps available at parking areas and at the Refuge Headquarters. The refuge is closed to migratory bird and coyote hunting.

Dates:
Closed
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Small Game and deer hunting are open as posted with “Public Hunting Area” signs or shown on maps available at parking areas and at the Refuge Headquarters. The refuge is closed to migratory bird and coyote hunting.

Dates:
Open All year
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Hunting is allowed throughout the district.

Dates:
Open All year
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Hunting is allowed throughout the district.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 19502 Iris Road, Little Falls, MN 56534 320-632-1575. Closed to all general public hunting and trapping. Contact refuge headquarters for information on turkey and deer hunting opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Contact Rydell NWR, 17788 349th Street SE, Erskine, MN 56535 218-687-2229 or 800-841-0172. Deer: Maps showing open areas for hunting are available in parking lots throughout the refuge and at refuge Headquarters. Upland and Migratory Bird: Open areas are also posted with migratory bird hunting area signs. No turkey hunting allowed.

Big game hunting

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Region] Federal Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) are open to public hunting except where prohibited. National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs) are closed unless expressly permitted. Please consult the appropriate NWRs and Wetland Management District (WMDs) managers or www.fws.gov/refuges for specific regulations. General restrictions Small game hunters using shotguns, including turkey hunters, are required to use and possess only non-toxic shot. Small game hunters must wear an article of blaze orange/pink consistent with state regulations. Target shooting is prohibited. During the small game season, hunting dogs must be under the immediate control of the hunter. Training and allowing pets off leash are prohibited. Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all NWRs and WPAs except on designated parking areas, access roads, and public roads. Permits to operate vehicles on other roads may be available for hunters with disabilities. Motorized watercraft are prohibited on all WPAs and are restricted on most NWRs. Motorized watercraft are allowed without a permit on designated portions of the Tamarac and Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge. Camping, campfires and overnight parking are prohibited on all WPAs including designated parking areas. Camping, campfires, and overnight parking are restricted on most NWRs. No permanent stands are permitted. Also prohibited are the use of nails, wire, screws, or bolts to attach a stand to a tree or hunting from a tree, into which a metal object has been driven to support a hunter. Portable hunting stands MUST BE set up and removed each day. All property brought onto a NWR or WPA must be removed after each day. This includes all vehicles, boats, decoys, trail cameras and trash. The use or possession of alcoholic beverages while hunting is prohibited. The destruction, defacement, disturbance or unauthorized removal of any natural object or government property is prohibited. Plants and animals cannot be introduced, liberated or placed on NWRs or WPAs. Disposing of animal carcasses, trash, refuse rocks, wood or other debris is prohibited. Cutting, mowing, sawing, digging, collecting, injuring or removing vegetation is prohibited. Distribution of feed or bait, or hunting over bait is prohibited. This includes salts and minerals.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Place] 22996 290th Street NE, Middle River, MN 56737-9754, 218-449-4115. Limited small game and deer hunting are allowed as shown on maps available at refuge headquarters, parking areas, and kiosks along Marshall County Road 7 or online at www.fws.gov/refuge/agassiz

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Small Game and deer hunting are open as posted with “Public Hunting Area” signs or shown on maps available at parking areas and at the Refuge Headquarters. The refuge is closed to migratory bird and coyote hunting.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Small Game and deer hunting are open as posted with “Public Hunting Area” signs or shown on maps available at parking areas and at the Refuge Headquarters. The refuge is closed to migratory bird and coyote hunting.

Dates:
Open All year
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Hunting is allowed throughout the district.

Dates:
Open All year
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Hunting is allowed throughout the district.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 19502 Iris Road, Little Falls, MN 56534 320-632-1575. Closed to all general public hunting and trapping. Contact refuge headquarters for information on turkey and deer hunting opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Turkey hunting

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Region] Federal Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) are open to public hunting except where prohibited. National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs) are closed unless expressly permitted. Please consult the appropriate NWRs and Wetland Management District (WMDs) managers or www.fws.gov/refuges for specific regulations. General restrictions Small game hunters using shotguns, including turkey hunters, are required to use and possess only non-toxic shot. Small game hunters must wear an article of blaze orange/pink consistent with state regulations. Target shooting is prohibited. During the small game season, hunting dogs must be under the immediate control of the hunter. Training and allowing pets off leash are prohibited. Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all NWRs and WPAs except on designated parking areas, access roads, and public roads. Permits to operate vehicles on other roads may be available for hunters with disabilities. Motorized watercraft are prohibited on all WPAs and are restricted on most NWRs. Motorized watercraft are allowed without a permit on designated portions of the Tamarac and Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge. Camping, campfires and overnight parking are prohibited on all WPAs including designated parking areas. Camping, campfires, and overnight parking are restricted on most NWRs. No permanent stands are permitted. Also prohibited are the use of nails, wire, screws, or bolts to attach a stand to a tree or hunting from a tree, into which a metal object has been driven to support a hunter. Portable hunting stands MUST BE set up and removed each day. All property brought onto a NWR or WPA must be removed after each day. This includes all vehicles, boats, decoys, trail cameras and trash. The use or possession of alcoholic beverages while hunting is prohibited. The destruction, defacement, disturbance or unauthorized removal of any natural object or government property is prohibited. Plants and animals cannot be introduced, liberated or placed on NWRs or WPAs. Disposing of animal carcasses, trash, refuse rocks, wood or other debris is prohibited. Cutting, mowing, sawing, digging, collecting, injuring or removing vegetation is prohibited. Distribution of feed or bait, or hunting over bait is prohibited. This includes salts and minerals.

Dates:
Open All year
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Hunting is allowed throughout the district.

Dates:
Open All year
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Hunting is allowed throughout the district.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 19502 Iris Road, Little Falls, MN 56534 320-632-1575. Closed to all general public hunting and trapping. Contact refuge headquarters for information on turkey and deer hunting opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed
Special:
[Place] Contact Rydell NWR, 17788 349th Street SE, Erskine, MN 56535 218-687-2229 or 800-841-0172. Deer: Maps showing open areas for hunting are available in parking lots throughout the refuge and at refuge Headquarters. Upland and Migratory Bird: Open areas are also posted with migratory bird hunting area signs. No turkey hunting allowed.

Small game hunting

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Region] Federal Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) are open to public hunting except where prohibited. National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs) are closed unless expressly permitted. Please consult the appropriate NWRs and Wetland Management District (WMDs) managers or www.fws.gov/refuges for specific regulations. General restrictions Small game hunters using shotguns, including turkey hunters, are required to use and possess only non-toxic shot. Small game hunters must wear an article of blaze orange/pink consistent with state regulations. Target shooting is prohibited. During the small game season, hunting dogs must be under the immediate control of the hunter. Training and allowing pets off leash are prohibited. Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all NWRs and WPAs except on designated parking areas, access roads, and public roads. Permits to operate vehicles on other roads may be available for hunters with disabilities. Motorized watercraft are prohibited on all WPAs and are restricted on most NWRs. Motorized watercraft are allowed without a permit on designated portions of the Tamarac and Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge. Camping, campfires and overnight parking are prohibited on all WPAs including designated parking areas. Camping, campfires, and overnight parking are restricted on most NWRs. No permanent stands are permitted. Also prohibited are the use of nails, wire, screws, or bolts to attach a stand to a tree or hunting from a tree, into which a metal object has been driven to support a hunter. Portable hunting stands MUST BE set up and removed each day. All property brought onto a NWR or WPA must be removed after each day. This includes all vehicles, boats, decoys, trail cameras and trash. The use or possession of alcoholic beverages while hunting is prohibited. The destruction, defacement, disturbance or unauthorized removal of any natural object or government property is prohibited. Plants and animals cannot be introduced, liberated or placed on NWRs or WPAs. Disposing of animal carcasses, trash, refuse rocks, wood or other debris is prohibited. Cutting, mowing, sawing, digging, collecting, injuring or removing vegetation is prohibited. Distribution of feed or bait, or hunting over bait is prohibited. This includes salts and minerals.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Place] 22996 290th Street NE, Middle River, MN 56737-9754, 218-449-4115. Limited small game and deer hunting are allowed as shown on maps available at refuge headquarters, parking areas, and kiosks along Marshall County Road 7 or online at www.fws.gov/refuge/agassiz

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Small Game and deer hunting are open as posted with “Public Hunting Area” signs or shown on maps available at parking areas and at the Refuge Headquarters. The refuge is closed to migratory bird and coyote hunting.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Small Game and deer hunting are open as posted with “Public Hunting Area” signs or shown on maps available at parking areas and at the Refuge Headquarters. The refuge is closed to migratory bird and coyote hunting.

Dates:
Open All year
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Hunting is allowed throughout the district.

Dates:
Open All year
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Hunting is allowed throughout the district.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 19502 Iris Road, Little Falls, MN 56534 320-632-1575. Closed to all general public hunting and trapping. Contact refuge headquarters for information on turkey and deer hunting opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Contact Rydell NWR, 17788 349th Street SE, Erskine, MN 56535 218-687-2229 or 800-841-0172. Deer: Maps showing open areas for hunting are available in parking lots throughout the refuge and at refuge Headquarters. Upland and Migratory Bird: Open areas are also posted with migratory bird hunting area signs. No turkey hunting allowed.

Game bird hunting

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Region] Federal Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) are open to public hunting except where prohibited. National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs) are closed unless expressly permitted. Please consult the appropriate NWRs and Wetland Management District (WMDs) managers or www.fws.gov/refuges for specific regulations. General restrictions Small game hunters using shotguns, including turkey hunters, are required to use and possess only non-toxic shot. Small game hunters must wear an article of blaze orange/pink consistent with state regulations. Target shooting is prohibited. During the small game season, hunting dogs must be under the immediate control of the hunter. Training and allowing pets off leash are prohibited. Motorized vehicles are prohibited on all NWRs and WPAs except on designated parking areas, access roads, and public roads. Permits to operate vehicles on other roads may be available for hunters with disabilities. Motorized watercraft are prohibited on all WPAs and are restricted on most NWRs. Motorized watercraft are allowed without a permit on designated portions of the Tamarac and Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge. Camping, campfires and overnight parking are prohibited on all WPAs including designated parking areas. Camping, campfires, and overnight parking are restricted on most NWRs. No permanent stands are permitted. Also prohibited are the use of nails, wire, screws, or bolts to attach a stand to a tree or hunting from a tree, into which a metal object has been driven to support a hunter. Portable hunting stands MUST BE set up and removed each day. All property brought onto a NWR or WPA must be removed after each day. This includes all vehicles, boats, decoys, trail cameras and trash. The use or possession of alcoholic beverages while hunting is prohibited. The destruction, defacement, disturbance or unauthorized removal of any natural object or government property is prohibited. Plants and animals cannot be introduced, liberated or placed on NWRs or WPAs. Disposing of animal carcasses, trash, refuse rocks, wood or other debris is prohibited. Cutting, mowing, sawing, digging, collecting, injuring or removing vegetation is prohibited. Distribution of feed or bait, or hunting over bait is prohibited. This includes salts and minerals.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Small Game and deer hunting are open as posted with “Public Hunting Area” signs or shown on maps available at parking areas and at the Refuge Headquarters. The refuge is closed to migratory bird and coyote hunting.

Dates:
Open except where prohibited
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Small Game and deer hunting are open as posted with “Public Hunting Area” signs or shown on maps available at parking areas and at the Refuge Headquarters. The refuge is closed to migratory bird and coyote hunting.

Dates:
Open All year
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Hunting is allowed throughout the district.

Dates:
Open All year
Special:
[Place] 44843 County Road 19, Odessa, MN 56276, 320-273-2191. Hunting is allowed throughout the district.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 19502 Iris Road, Little Falls, MN 56534 320-632-1575. Closed to all general public hunting and trapping. Contact refuge headquarters for information on turkey and deer hunting opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-7959, 218-847-4431. Hunting is allowed throughout the district, except on the Headquarters Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Becker County, the Hitterdal WPA in Clay County, and the McIntosh WPA in Polk County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Closed All Year
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] 18965 County Hwy 82, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-7627, 218-739-2291. Hunting is allowed throughout the district except on the Townsend, Mavis, Gilmore and designated portions of Knollwood Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) in Otter Tail County, and Larson WPA in Douglas County.

Dates:
Open All year in designated areas
Special:
[Place] Contact Rydell NWR, 17788 349th Street SE, Erskine, MN 56535 218-687-2229 or 800-841-0172. Deer: Maps showing open areas for hunting are available in parking lots throughout the refuge and at refuge Headquarters. Upland and Migratory Bird: Open areas are also posted with migratory bird hunting area signs. No turkey hunting allowed.

Activities Available

Furbearer Hunting
Trapping
Game Bird Hunting
Fresh Water Fishing
Small Game Hunting
Turkey Hunting
Migratory Bird Hunting
Big Game Hunting
Waterfowl Hunting
Rabbit Hunting

Methods Available

Catch And Release
Baiting Restrictions
A Remote Controlled Animal Noise Caller Can Be Used
Motor Vehicle Restrictions
Any Except Artificial Lights Or Motor Vehicles. Poison Only When The Safety Of Humans And Animals Is Ensured And In Accordance With State And Federal Restrictions
Hunting Prohibited
Identification
Closed
Shooting Restrictions
Drones Prohibited
Lead Shot Prohibited
Harassment Prohibited
Dogs
Only Shotguns Not Capable Of Holding More Than Three Shells May Be Used To Take; Motorized Decoys Allowed
Snaring
Possession
Possession And Transportation Requirements
Weapons Restriction
Communication Restrictions
Trapping
Weapon Restrictions
Watercraft Restrictions
Trapping Prohibitions
Trespass Laws
Catch And Release Only
Blaze Clothing Required
Handgun
Snaring Prohibited
Specific Closures See Special
Shotgun
Taking
Prohibited: The Use Of Horses And Dogs
Trapping Reqirements
Muzzleloader Only
Trap
Night Vision Equipment Prohibited
Special Closures See Special
Specific Closures
Equipment Restrictions
Party Hunting
Crossbow
Application Dates
Stamp Not Required
Artificial Light Rules
Electronic Calls Or Sounds, Legal Firearms (shotgun Not Larger Than 10 gauge, Rifle, Or Handgun), Bow And Arrow, Or By Falconry May Be Used For Taking
Artificial Decoys Are Permitted.
Shotguns Must Not Be Capable Of Holding More Than Three Shells
Trap Setting
Night Hunting Rules And Weapons Restrictions
Artificial Lights Prohibited

State-wide Species Available

Antelope
Bear
Beaver
Bittern
Black Crappie
Bluegill
Bobcat
Bobwhite Quail
Bowfin
Buffalofish
Bullhead
Burbot
Caribou
Carp
Channel Catfish
Chukar
Cisco
Civet Cat
Coot
Cormorant
Cougar
Coyote
Crappie
Crow
Deer
Dove
Duck
Eagle
Eurasian Collared Dove
Fisher
Flathead Catfish
Gallinule
Gar
Goldeneye
Goose
Gopher
Gray Wolf
Grebes
Green Sunfish
Hawk
Heron
House Sparrow
Hungarian Partridge
Hybrid Crappie
Hybrid Sunfish
Lake Sturgeon
Lake Trout
Largemouth Bass
Longear Sunfish
Loon
Lynx
Merganser
Mink
Minnow
Monk Parakeet
Moose
Mourning Dove
Muskellunge
Muskellunge/hybrid Muskellunge
Muskrat
Orangespotted Sunfish
Owl
Paddlefish
Partridge
Perch
Pheasant
Pigeon
Pine Marten
Porcupine
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
Quail
Raccoon
Rail
Redhorse
River Otter
Rock Bass
Sandhill Crane
Sauger
Sheepshead
Shovelnose Sturgeon
Smallmouth Bass
Smelt
Snipe
Spotted Skunk
Starling
Striped Skunk
Sucker
Sunfish
Swan
Tullibee
Turkey
Unprotected Birds
Unprotected Mammals
Walleye
Warmouth Sunfish
Waterfowl
White Bass
White Crappie
Whitefish
Wolf
Wolverine
Woodcock

General Regulations

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