If you're a firearms or muzzleloader hunter who wants to harvest antlerless deer in a deer permit area designated as lottery this hunting season, you must purchase your license and apply for an antlerless permit by Thursday, September 8.

According to the Minnesota DNR, antlerless deer permits are issued by lottery in 67 of Minnesota’s 128 deer permit areas. Antlerless deer are without an antler at least 3 inches long. No application is needed to take antlerless deer in permit areas designated as hunters choice, managed or intensive harvest areas.

Hunters who want to participate in the special firearm deer hunts also need to apply for permits that are issued by lottery, and the application deadline is September 8.

Follow the link below to get full details below on the upcoming Minnesota deer season.