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Hunting in Koochiching County


There are vast tracts of public land in Koochiching County with an extensive system of forestry roads that provide access to the public for hunting. Common big game hunts in our county are black bear and whitetail deer with archery and firearms seasons in the fall. Small game in our area generally involves grouse or squirrel hunting. Waterfowl hunters can find good areas for duck or goose.


Big Game Hunting

Whitetail deer hunting is especially popular in the area with numerous hunter trails connecting state forests and other public hunting land. Complete information on hunting and trapping seasons, hunting licenses, and hunting and trapping regulations can be found at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources hunting page.

Small Game and Waterfowl Hunting

Ruffed grouse as well as other game are abundant along the many hunter walking trails in the area. Many of the hunter walking trails feature enhancements and forest openings that tend to attract wildlife.

Waterfowl Hunting Small Game Information


If you are interested in learning more about hunting opportunities in Koochiching County, contact our offices and we’ll send you a county recreation map and an ATV map. You can email us at or call (800) 325-5766 during regular business hours.




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