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DEER

Antler points

Defined, Minn. Rules 6232.0200

Legal bucks, Minn. Rules 6232.0350

Antlerless deer

Defined, Minn. Rules 6232.0200

Seasons, muzzleloaders, Minn. Rules 6232.2100

Zones, Minn. Rules 6232.1300

Big game, defined as including deer, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.015

Bovine tuberculosis, Minn. Rules 6232.1980

Bucks, Minn. Rules 6232.0350

Carcasses, registration, Minn. Rules 6232.0400

Chronic wasting disease

Confiscation and destruction, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.155

Importation, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.505

Chronic wasting disease

Definitions, Minn. Rules 1721.0370

Farmed cervidae, control, Minn. Rules 1721.0400, 1721.0420

Definitions, animal health, Minn. Rules 1721.0010

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.153, 2019 97A.015

Farming, generally, see FARMED CERVIDAE

Farming

Generally, see FARMED CERVIDAE

Licenses, game farm law, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.105

Hunting

Aged persons, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.301

All legal firearms use area, defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.318

Antler sheds, collection, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.22

Antlerless deer, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.301

Apprentice hunter validation, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.022

Archery hunting, possession of firearms, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.211

Baiting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.328

Big game, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.015

Bonus permits, defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.015

Bucks, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.301

Camp Ripley archery deer hunting, application fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475

Children, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.301

Clothing, color, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.071

Crossbow hunting

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.106

During firearm season, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.036

Persons age 60 or older, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.037

Deer other than white-tailed or mule, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.327

Deer stands, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.325

Dogs used to locate wounded deer, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.207

Firearms use areas and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.318

Game and fish expedited permanent rules concerning, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.027

Importing carcasses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.505

Killing of either sex permitted by disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.055

License agents, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.485

Licenses

Additional deer, taking, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.411

Age or residency change, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.411

Archery deer licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.411, 2019 97A.455, 2019 97A.485

Crossbow hunting, license requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.036

Disabled veterans, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.441

Donations and surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.065

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475, 2019 97A.485

Firearms deer licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.411, 2019 97A.465

Landowners and tenants of agricultural lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.441

Lifetime, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.473

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.301

Military personnel, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.465

Muzzleloader deer licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.411, 2019 97A.465

Nonresident students, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.455

Replacement licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.405, 2019 97A.475

Reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.055

Residents discharged from active service, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.465

Revenue, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.075

Super sports licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475

Surcharges and donations, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475

Veterans, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.411, 2019 97A.465

Limits, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.305

Military personnel, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.465

Muzzleloaders, see Muzzleloading firearms under FIREARMS

Number of hunters limited, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.305

Platforms, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.325

Regular firearms season, defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.015

Residents under 18, deer of either sex, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.301

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.311

Seasons, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.311

Set guns, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.321

Shotgun use areas, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.318

Snares, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.321

Special hunts and seasons, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.311

Stands, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.137, 2019 97B.325

Super sports licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475

Swivel guns, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.321

Trapping, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.321

Venison donations, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.065, 2019 97B.303

Zones, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.041

Hunting

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Archery

Camp Ripley archery hunt, Minn. Rules 6232.0900 to 6232.1100

Early antlerless permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1970

Game refuges, Minn. Rules 6230.0400

Intensive harvest permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1250

Legal deer, Minn. Rules 6232.0700

Military personnel, Minn. Rules 6232.0500

Seasons, Minn. Rules 6232.0600

Special permits, Minn. Rules 6232.0800

Wildlife management areas, Minn. Rules 6230.0200

Bag limit, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Bonus harvest permits

Archery hunting, Minn. Rules 6232.1250

Defined, Minn. Rules 6232.0200

Firearms hunting, Minn. Rules 6232.1950

Multizone buck license holders, Minn. Rules 6232.2000

Purchase, Minn. Rules 6232.1250

Restrictions, Minn. Rules 6232.1250

Camp Ripley archery hunt

Access during hunt, Minn. Rules 6232.1100

Permit requirements, Minn. Rules 6232.0900

Preference drawings for permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1000

Registration of deer, Minn. Rules 6232.1100

Season, Minn. Rules 6232.0900

Transportation of deer, Minn. Rules 6232.1100

Tree stands, restrictions on use, Minn. Rules 6232.1100

Clothing, color, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Disabled hunters, Minn. Rules 6230.0200, 6232.2500

Earn-a-buck hunts, Minn. Rules 6232.0200

Either-sex permits, Minn. Rules 6232.0200

Firearms deer hunting

All legal firearms use area, Minn. Rules 6232.1500

Bonus permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1950

Permit areas, Minn. Rules 6232.1300

Shotgun use area, Minn. Rules 6232.1500

Zones, Minn. Rules 6232.1300

Game refuges, Minn. Rules 6230.0400

Hunter choice deer permit areas, Minn. Rules 6232.0200

Legal bucks, Minn. Rules 6232.0350

Licenses

All-season licenses, Minn. Rules 6232.2050

Deer management permits, Minn. Rules 6232.0200, 6232.0500

Generally, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Military personnel, Minn. Rules 6232.0500

Multizone buck licenses, Minn. Rules 6232.0300, 6232.0500, 6232.2000

Lottery deer permit areas, Minn. Rules 6232.0200

Managed deer permit area, Minn. Rules 6232.0200

Muzzleloader hunting

Bonus permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1950

Early antlerless permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1970

Legal deer, Minn. Rules 6232.2100

Legal firearms, Minn. Rules 6232.2200

Licenses, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Military personnel, Minn. Rules 6232.0500

Seasons, Minn. Rules 6232.2100

Special permits, Minn. Rules 6232.2400

National wildlife refuges, Minn. Rules 6230.1300

Parties, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Permits

Bonus permits, firearms, Minn. Rules 6232.1950

Bonus permits, multizone buck licenses, Minn. Rules 6232.2000

Bonus permits, purchase and validation, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Camp Ripley archery hunt, Minn. Rules 6232.0900 to 6232.1100

Disease management permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1980

Early antlerless permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1970

Either-sex permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1800

Intensive harvest permits, archery, Minn. Rules 6232.1250

Permit areas, designation, Minn. Rules 6232.1750

Preference drawings, either-sex and special area permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1800

Special hunt permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1600

Registration of deer, procedures, Minn. Rules 6232.0400

Regulations booklet, designation of areas, Minn. Rules 6232.0800, 6232.2500

Rothsay Wildlife Management Area Sanctuary, Minn. Rules 6230.0280

Seasons

Early antlerless permits, Minn. Rules 6232.1970

Generally, Minn. Rules 6232.0200, 6232.1300

Metropolitan Deer Management Zone, Minn. Rules 6232.1300

Muzzleloader seasons, Minn. Rules 6232.1950

Options, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Youth special deer seasons, Minn. Rules 6232.2560

Snowmobiles, use in hunting, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Special bovine tuberculosis areas, Minn. Rules 6232.0400

Stands, Minn. Rules 6230.0250, 6232.1100

Tags, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

300 series deer permit areas, Minn. Rules 6232.0300, 6232.0350

Wildlife management areas, Minn. Rules 6230.0200

Youth special deer hunts, Minn. Rules 6232.2550, 6232.2560

Zones

Firearms, Minn. Rules 6232.1300

Registration blocks, Minn. Rules 6232.0200, 6232.4700

Importation, chronic wasting disease infection or exposure, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.155

Killed by motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.502

Legal bucks

Defined, Minn. Rules 6232.0200

Zones, Minn. Rules 6232.1300

Management, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.065

Pets, special permit to take, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.401

Possession, live cervidae, requirements, Minn. Rules 1721.0380

Possession, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.535

Quartering allowed, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.535

Red deer, farming, see FARMED CERVIDAE

Sales, unlawful buying or selling, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.325

Tags required, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.535

Trails, snares, prohibition, Minn. Rules 6234.2400

Transportation, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.535

Venison donation program, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.035, 2019 97A.065, 2019 97B.303

Violations and penalties

Chronic wasting disease, violations related to, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.155

Deer other than white-tailed or mule, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.327

Running at large, prohibition against, Minn. Statutes 2019 35.155

Set guns, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.321

Snares, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.321

Swivel guns, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.321

Traps, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.321

Wild deer, removal from deer farms, Minn. Rules 1721.0380

Wildlife management areas, hunting, Minn. Rules 6230.0200