The annual archery deer hunt in Rasmussen Woods, 555 Stoltzman Road, and on approved public and private property throughout the City, begins Saturday, September 18 and ends Friday, December 31.

Bowhunters participating were required to pass a proficiency test and a bowhunters safety course, be at least 18-years-old and possess a valid Minnesota archery deer license. This purpose of the hunt, which aligns with archery season, is to cull the deer herd as recommended by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.