SEPT. 28: Duck season opens in the South Exterior Zone and runs through Oct. 6. Season reopens Oct. 12 and runs through Dec. 1; Duck season opens in the Northern Zone through Nov. 26; Duck season opens in the Mississippi River Zone and runs through Oct. 4. Season reopens Oct. 12 and runs through Dec. 3. Canada goose season opens in the Mississippi River Subzone and runs through Oct. 4. Season reopens Oct. 12 and runs through Jan. 4.
SEPT. 29: Trout season closes the last Sunday in September on rivers flowing into Lake Superior from their mouths to the first impassable permanent barrier (unless listed otherwise in trout regulations).
SEPT. 30: Lake trout season on Lake Superior closes; Hook-and-line sturgeon season closes on inland waters.
NOV. 7-10: 17th annual Minnesota Governor's Deer Hunting Opener in Fergus Falls.