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Minnesota 2020-21 Waterfowl/Migratory Bird Hunting Season Opens with Youth Sept 12&13

Submitted by:  TBC Press
Posted on: 09/11/20
News # 13903
Hunters ages 13 to 17 must have a firearms safety certificate or apprentice hunter validation in their possession. Youth hunters age 16 and 17 must have a Federal Duck Stamp and a youth small game license. All other migratory bird hunting regulations apply. The accompanying adult does not need a license. More information on waterfowl hunting can be found on the DNR waterfowl hunting page.

The 2020-21 Waterfowl/Migratory Bird Hunting Season:

For more information see; Minnesota 2020-21 Waterfowl Hunting Regulations


Publishers Notes: OUT OF STATE HUNTERS, FISHERMEN & OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS; Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, there could be limitations for OUT of STATE hunters, fishermen and other outdoor enthusiasts to include a 14-day quarantine requirement or negative COVID-19 testing alternative. Please check with the State's Department of Natural Resources BEFORE you travel or apply for the 2020 Fall Hunts.

As OUR COUNTRY REOPENS AGAIN (from the COVID-19 pandemic) and continue to enjoy outdoor activities, ALL outdoor enthusiasts (man, woman, child) should follow the guidelines set by These guidelines include; social distancing, the Leave No Trace principles, including pack-in and pack-out, to keep outdoor spaces safe and healthy.

Minnesota 2020-21 Waterfowl/Migratory Bird Hunting Season opens with youth Sept 12 & 13. During the Youth Waterfowl Hunt, youth hunters get their own two-day opportunity to learn how to hunt waterfowl this weekend with an adult who is not hunting.

On Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13, waterfowl hunters age 17 and younger, when accompanied by a non-hunting adult age 18 and older, may take ducks, geese, mergansers, coots and moorhens from a half hour before sunrise to sunset. Bag limits are the same as the regular duck and September goose seasons.

Regular Season Geese; 3 combined, 20 possession