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MN hunting seasons start soon

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Minnesota's dove, rail and snipe seasons - the first small game hunting seasons of the fall - will open Thursday.

The state's sandhill crane and early goose seasons open Sept. 3, followed by the small game and archery deer seasons Sept. 17. The duck season opens Sept. 24, the pheasant season Oct. 15, prairie chicken (by permit only) Oct. 22, and the statewide firearms deer season on Nov. 5.


Youth waterfowl day is Sept. 10. Take a Kid Hunting Weekend is Sept. 24-25.

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