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2020 Shining

Shining will begin Sundown October 16, 2020, and end Sunup October 30, 2020.



Permits MUST be obtained before going shining.
Permits can be obtained from the Conservation Officers, RTG front desk, and the Vermilion RTG front desk.

Conservation Officers will be patrolling during shining hours: checking permits and any other violations.

Hunters who DO NOT obtain a permit before going hunting WILL receive a citation/ deer confiscation.

No Valid Permit: $200 fine


Contact Information

  • Nic Buchholz: 218-404-3955
  • Josh Sherman: 218-404-576
  • RTG Nett Lake: 218-757-3261
  • RTG Vermilion: 218-753-4542


2020 Shining Information↓

Original Post: 9/20/2020


Bois Forte
Bois Forte Tribal Government - Nett Lake

5344 Lakeshore Drive
Nett Lake, MN 55772

Office: 218-757-3261
Toll Free: 1-800-221-8129
Fax: 218-757-3312
Email: Receptionist

Bois Forte Tribal Government - Vermilion

1610 Farm Road South
Tower, MN 55790

Office: 218-753-4542
Fax: 218-753-4055
Email: Receptionist

Urban Office - Minneapolis

1308 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Office: 612-871-6618

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Urban Office - Duluth

201 West Fourth Street, Suite 204
Duluth, MN 55806

Office: 218-336-1048

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