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Is there a licence that would allow me to hunt 2 zones? Go up north to hunt then hunt during the week near home?

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mntatonka

Is there a licence that would allow me to hunt 2 zones? Go up north to hunt then hunt during the week near home?

I believe every license allows you to do that, except the 3B license.

"Statewide (A): Valid in any open area during the irearm season that

begins November 9"

"information for Statewide (A) license holders—Your Statewide (A)

season license is valid in any area that opens November 9. You are not

obligated to stay in any one zone. For example, you can hunt in deer

area 346 (9-day season) opening weekend, move to deer area 235 (9-day

season) the second weekend, and inish up your season in 184 (16-day

season) on the last weekend"

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96trigger

You can hunt all the zones/areas with your deer license, they are statewide except for the 3B season. You just have to pay attention to bag limits and what that area is designated as (lottery, HC, Managed, IH, or CWD).

From the regs:

Important:

information for Statewide (A) license holders—Your Statewide (A)

season license is valid in any area that opens November 9. You are not

obligated to stay in any one zone. For example, you can hunt in deer

area 346 (9-day season) opening weekend, move to deer area 235 (9-day

season) the second weekend, and inish up your season in 184 (16-day

season) on the last weekend.

information for Late Southeast (B) Season license holders—

his is the traditional 3B license that is only valid in southeast

Minnesota (November 23–December 1). 3B hunters can also buy a

muzzleloader license.

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96trigger

Mntatonka, you beat me too it! But not by much laugh

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mntatonka

Mntatonka, you beat me too it! But not by much laugh

I've got fast internet at work :P

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bigbucks

You just have to pay attention to bag limits and what that area is designated as (lottery, HC, Managed, IH, or CWD).

I guess you don't HAVE to, but it's a LOT cheaper...

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Powerstroke

Since those guys showed you that your tag is legal statewide, remember to focus on what type of harvest level the zones you plan on hunting are such as lottery or hunters choice etc. Also remember that rifles are not allowed south of a certain point.

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nwhunter

And a reminder that it's one buck only statewide per year... got into an argument this weekend about this topic over the deer camp fire, and it still amazes me how many people think that it's one per season (archery, firearm, black powder.)

I hunt a Managed area, HC area, and an intensive harvest area. Still can only put 5 in the freezer with one being a buck.

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mntatonka

I hunt a Managed area, HC area, and an intensive harvest area. Still can only put 5 in the freezer with one being a buck.

There's also free landowner tags, which adds another antlerless deer to your bag limit. And an early antlerless season in two small areas, that add 5 more. And the metro area has no limit on antlerless deer.

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There's also free landowner tags, which adds another antlerless deer to your bag limit. And an early antlerless season in two small areas, that add 5 more. And the metro area has no limit on antlerless deer.

You're absolutely right, listed as exceptions to the state-wide bag limit in the regs.

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