Minnesota DNR Reports

Take a Kid Fishing Weekend is June 9-11

(Minnesota DNR)During Take a Kid Fishing Weekend – Friday, June 9, to Sunday, June 11 – anglers in Minnesota can fish without licenses if they take children ages 15 or younger along, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “We encourage adults to get out on the water and introduce a new generation to the fun of fishing,” said Jeff Ledermann, angler…

DNR: Wild turkey populations expanding in northeastern Minnesota

Once considered limited to southeastern Minnesota’s agricultural fields and rolling bluff country, wild turkeys have expanded their range by finding areas of suitable habitat as far north as Itasca and southern St. Louis counties and in areas along the north shore. The unusual presence of a new forest game bird has prompted questions about the bird’s expanding numbers and opportunities for hunting.