Archery Deer Hunt
Seven winners have been notified by email. Alternates will be notified if necessary.
There were 95 lottery entries in the Fall 2023 airport archery deer hunt. Winners have been notified by email.
How the program works:
Permits for archery hunting of whitetail deer are issued by STC based on a lottery system. Seven permits are issued for the season. If your name is drawn (https://www.random.org), a permit fee of $5.00 must be paid before an archery permit will be issued. Hunting is allowed in designated areas outside the fence on STC property (view respective map showing designated area). Firearm hunting is prohibited! See the City of St. Cloud's Deer Management Policy.
A mandatory hunters meeting was Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 6:00 pm in the airline terminal conference room to issue permits and go over rules. Application deadline was Friday, September 1st, at 3:00 pm.
All permit holders are required to complete a Harvest Report, whether successful or not. Failure to return the Harvest Information Sheet to STC will result in denied eligibility for any future airport archery hunt.
The 2023 Archery Hunt season is September 16th, 2023 to December 31st, 2023. For more information, visit the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) website, call STC Airport Administration at 320-255-7292, or contact St. Cloud Airport.
Wild Turkey Hunting
How the program works:
Permits for archery wild turkey hunting on airport property are issued by the St. Cloud Regional Airport on a lottery basis. Six permits will be issued for the 2023 Archery Wild Turkey season. Permit applications and a non-refundable $10.00 administrative fee must be submitted by 3:30 PM on Wednesday, April 5th, 2023. Applications are preferred to be submitted electronically but can be dropped off or mailed as well.
Winners may be notified via email, phone, or text. Selected hunters can scout before opening day, but after opening day, hunters can only come out during their assigned time period. Selected hunters will also need to provide a copy of their driver's license and MN DNR Archery Wild Turkey license prior to accessing airport property.
*** NOTE: If submitting an electronic application via iPad or iPhone, you will need to email the application to your device AFTER downloading it from this website before you can complete it with that device.***
- Submit application including $10.00 non-refundable administrative fee by 3:30 PM on April 5th, 2023.
- Submit signed Policy and Rules document by 3:30 PM on April 5th, 2023.
- If selected, submit copy of Driver's License and MN DNR Archery Wild Turkey license prior to being able to access airport property.
Hunting is allowed in designated areas outside the fence on STC property (view respective map) and in accordance with the MN DNR zoning map. Firearm hunting is prohibited! Also see Minnesota's DNR Turkey Hunt Rules.
All permit holders are required to complete a Harvest Report, whether successful or not. Failure to return the Harvest Information Sheet will result in denied eligibility for any future airport archery hunt.
The 2023 Archery Hunt season is April 12th to May 31st, 2023.
- Season A: April 12-18
- Season B: April 19-25
- Season C: April 26-May 2
- Season D: May 3-9
- Season E: May 10-16
- Season F: May 17-31
For more information, visit the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website.