Hunters Welcome

Looking for a place to stay for Hunting Season: Camping available at Dale’s On Lake of the Woods.

Call Connie at 320-630-6734


Pheasant hunting

News & notices

Annual roadsides report

A map of pheasant hunting prospects  PDF and supporting data  PDF will be available on Monday, Sept. 13, from sighting data collected along 169 25-mile-long routes for this year’s roadside pheasant survey.

License and stamp required

People ages 16-64 must purchase a small game license and pheasant stamp to hunt pheasants in Minnesota. Check the regulations booklet before you go for complete stamp  PDF and small game  PDF requirements and rules.

You need blaze clothing

Pheasant hunters must wear at least one visible article of clothing above the waist that is blaze orange or pink. This could be a hat, jacket or hunting vest. Remember that more blaze will make you more visible to other hunters.


Season Dates
Statewide Oct. 16 – Jan. 2, 2022
Vermillion Highlands Dec. 13 – Jan. 2, 2022

Shooting hours

9 a.m. to sunset (Sunrise and sunset data)



Dates Limit
Oct. 16 – Nov. 30 2 roosters
Dec. 1 – Jan. 2, 2022 3 roosters


Dates Limit
Oct. 16 – Nov. 30 6 roosters
Dec. 1 – Jan. 2, 2022 9 roosters


Map showing Minnesota's pheasant range.
Wildlife Management Areas  • Walk-In Access


Pheasants harvested in the field and being transported must have have one leg or a fully-feathered wing attached.


  • A person may not shoot pheasants with a rifle or handgun other than a .22 caliber rimfire using short, long or long rifle ammunition.
  • Shotguns used when hunting pheasants may hold more than three shells.


Printed from: 10.7.21