Mark Your Calendars – 2020 Dates February 21, 2020

Lottery Night

6:30pm Wednesday July 15, 2020

For more information, see the Lottery Night page.

Primary Orientation

6:30pm Wednesday July 29, 2020

Make-Up Orientation

6:30pm Sunday August 16, 2020

For more information, see the Orientation Night page.

Proficiency Testing

March 1, 2020 – June 27, 2020

Remember, NEW for 2020 there are more options available for hunters with 5+ years of Duluth hunting experience to qualify. For more information, see the Proficiency Testing page.

Application Deadline

6:00pm June 30, 2020

For more information, be sure and view the Requirements.

2020 Proficiency Testing March 1 February 18, 2020

If you have not seen it yet, the 2019 Hunt Summary is now available.

Proficiency testing is set to start March 1 and could possibly start a bit earlier. Dates for Lottery and Orientation Nights have not been finalized yet with the Clyde Iron venue.

There will be three options for proficiency testing in 2020.

  1. Take the normal test at Chalstrom’s or Custom Archery.
  2. Participate and turn in a score from a 3D course at Arrowhead 3D or the Duluth Archery Club (for hunters with 5+ years of Duluth experience).
  3. Participate in leagues this past winter, with a 250 or higher average (also only for hunters with 5+ years of experience).

For more details, see the Proficiency Testing page.

June 30, 2019 Application Deadline June 24, 2019

The application deadline for the 2019 Duluth hunt is fast approaching. Keep in mind that the 30th is a Sunday, and the UPS store isn’t open on Sunday. In which case the applications would be due no later than 6:00 PM at Bork’s house on Sunday. We are NOT extending this deadline to Monday the 1st of July.

2019 Lottery Night & Orientation Night Dates March 19, 2019
Lottery Night Date

6:30pm Wednesday July 17, 2019

Primary Orientation Date

6:30pm Wednesday July 31, 2019

Make-Up Orientation Date

6:30pm Sunday August 11, 2019


Clyde Ironworks
2920 W Michigan St
Duluth, MN 55806

For more information on what is required of you and what to expect please see:

Lottery Night Orientation Night

2019 Proficiency Testing and Hunt Application Open February 18, 2019

Proficiency testing is now open for the 2019 Duluth hunt. The online application and printout application part 2 are also open. Please remember to review the requirements.

Lottery Night and Orientation Nights are still TBD. The online Land Owner Permission form will be available after orientation. In the meantime you can still fill out the paper versions and get signatures – also available on the Land Owner Permission page.

Many people asked in the 2018 year-end survey about setting up online payment collection via PayPal. The ABA looked into this but the City of Duluth was not at all interested. We broached the subject with the City Liaison, but it didn’t get any traction.