Best answer: Can you use a pistol for deer hunting in Minnesota?

Those firearms shoot like rifles and currently are legal for deer hunting all over the state. However, if the handguns are used with an arm-attachment that makes them more rifle-like, they are not legal for deer hunting in shotgun-only zones.

Can you carry a pistol while deer hunting in MN?

MN has no law dictating open or concealed. If it’s legal to carry, you can carry it open or concealed. Don’t get MN confused with WI where you MUST open carry while hunting. The DNR regs allow anyone over 18 to carry a handgun in the woods or fields or upon the waters to hunt or target shoot.

What guns can you hunt deer with in Minnesota?

The area of the state where rifles can be used is Zone 100. Areas of the state open to deer hunting with shotguns using slugs or other legal firearms other than rifles are designated as Zone 200.

Can you hunt deer with an AR 15 in Minnesota?

Re: Anyone here hunt deer with an AR style of rifle? MN currently has no magazine restrictions while deer hunting.

So, the 350 Legend from Winchester has sparked my interest as a low recoil, cheap to shoot, effective on deer caliber that would be great for my kids to eventually shoot and eventually hunt with as they get older. Problem is that it isn’t legal in Minnesota Minnesota shotgun only zones.

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Can you use a 410 for deer hunting in MN?

Quote: “irvingdog” a . 22-cal is not legal in the state of MN for taking deer, a . 410 is and until the state chanes the regs on that it can be used like other states where it is not.

What states are shotgun only for deer?

Iowa is a shotgun only state. There is also a hnadgun and muzzle loader season but no high power rifle season.

What pistol caliber will kill a deer?

Polymer-frame, semi-automatic pistols are very limited in big-game-suitable calibers. While the . 357 SIG and . 40 S&W will kill feral hogs and deer-size game, for most hunters, 10mm Auto should be viewed as the minimum for big-game hunting.

Can you kill a deer with a 380 pistol?

380 you can shoot a deer of equal size.

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