The three states are in the early stages of planning to test samples from grouse this fall, but at this point there is no evidence that the virus is having a population-level impact in the Great Lakes region.
In 1978, Minnesota held its first turkey hunt in modern history. During that season, 420 hunters drew permits. Last spring, some 50,000 turkey permits were issued.
When the Minnesota DNR initially released a list of open houses per its deer management plan a week ago, there was a glaring omission. No metro listings. The DNR quickly recategorized that open house list to include a limited metro…
Only three meetings are currently scheduled in the metro, but more reportedly in the works; plan establishes an annual statewide harvest target of 200,000 deer.
Nonprofit group dedicated to helping physically disabled men and women to hunt and fish.
In making the announcement, Zinke, presents a ceremonial check to the Wisconsin DNR for nearly $35 million while visiting the Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area.
In a news release Wednesday, March 14, Pheasants Forever and its partners announced the acquisition of 320 acres in western Minnesota to be designated as the state’s newest Waterfowl Production Area (WPA). The newly acquired Stenerson Lake WPA addition in…
As Deer and Turkey Classic headliners, Lakoskys’ incredible journey leads back to where it all started
It's been a whirlwind adventure, from Tiffany's first deer to Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Classic headliner for the couple, both from Columbia Heights.
Agenda includes deer management plan, chronic wasting disease.
St. Charles artist Micah Hanson won the 2019 turkey stamp contest. The painting was selected by judges from among 12 submissions for the annual contest sponsored by the Minnesota DNR. Hanson’s painting will be featured on the 2019 turkey stamp.…
A top-notch keynote speaker for 2018 DNR Roundtable, and the Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame announces its 2018 inductees
Conservationists interested in meeting the BHA president have an opportunity on Jan. 4, and several worthy Minnesotans will enter the state’s fishing hall o’ fame.
Boundaries for a special late-season deer hunt to help control chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota’s Fillmore County have been expanded to include portions of three surrounding deer permit areas, the DNR said in a news release late Monday morning,…
Given no deer with CWD were found in north-central and central Minnesota, the DNR will narrow surveillance next fall to areas closer to the farms where CWD was detected. A fourth precautionary surveillance area will be added in fall 2018 in Winona County because CWD recently was detected in captive deer there.
A supportive environment of fellow women is the backdrop for a workshop that embraces cold and snow this January with classes about sled-dog mushing, dark-house fishing, birding, archery hunting and other ways to get outdoors, the Minnesota DNR said in…
The 2016 total harvest was 173,213 and to date firearms and archery hunters have harvested about 180,000 deer this year.
Harvest goal is part of deer planning effort.
Canada goose numbers increased over the past week and should provide good opportunities through Thanksgiving weekend in many areas, according to the report.
Lou Cornicelli, DNR wildlife research manager, said it isn’t clear whether the additional positives indicate a westward expansion of the disease or individual deer movements, given that all the presumptive positive deer were adult males.
Preliminary results through the second weekend show that the number of deer registered was up 10 percent from 2016.
AURORA, Minn. — Authorities are now calling the death of a 16-year-old hunter in northeastern Minnesota a suicide. A member of the boy's hunting party found him dead in his hunting stand near Aurora late Saturday afternoon. The death initially was reported to authorities…
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