The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will auction confiscated hunting equipment on Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 10 a.m. The auction’s items are from people who forfeited their equipment after committing serious game violations.
The annual auction is open to the public. It will be held at Hiller Auction Service, 10785 261st Ave., Zimmerman.
Sale items include confiscated firearms and bows. A list of firearms and bows for sale is on the auction website.
Inspection of items is Friday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and at 8 a.m. the day of the auction. Once the auction begins, there will not be any access to the firearms.
All equipment is sold as is, including all defects or faults, known or unknown. Items cannot be returned once they have been purchased. Buyers may bring their own cases or there will be cases available for purchase to transport firearms. Anyone buying a firearm must pass a background check.
Proceeds from the auction will be deposited in the state’s Game and Fish Fund, the fiscal foundation for much of Minnesota’s core fish and wildlife management functions.