The too-big-for-one-weekend event at Armstrong Ranch Kennels near Anoka continues this weekend, starting up again Friday, Aug. 18 and then concluding Sunday, Aug. 20.
The late season antlerless-only hunt is currently being proposed for Saturday, Jan. 6, to Sunday, Jan. 14, concurrent with the late chronic wasting disease hunt in deer permit area 603. The deer permit areas that are proposed to be included are 346, 348 and 349 in the far southeastern corner of the state.
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the 2018 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp contest from Monday, Aug. 21, through 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. The waterfowl stamp validation for hunting is $7.50 and for an extra 75 cents purchasers can receive…
Hunters can apply through Friday, Aug. 18, to be chosen for one of 125 permits for the 2017 Minnesota prairie chicken hunting season. The nine-day prairie chicken season begins Saturday, Sept. 30, and is open only to Minnesota residents. “Prairie…
BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA — Willie Gloe, chairman of the Fowled Up Chapter in Pierre, S.D., is Delta Waterfowl’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year. He bested a field of seven finalists during a month-long, online vote. Gloe, 36, became a member…
This year’s brood index came in at 3.68 broods per square mile, down 5 percent from last year. The statewide average since the survey began in 1955 is 2.59 broods per square mile. Overall brood size was up 8 percent from last year.
But for the most part, season framework similar to last year.
The North Raccoon Wildlife Area offers noteworthy deer, turkey, dove and rabbit hunting, river access and sandbar camping, bird watching, hiking and more.
Iowa’s annual pheasant population survey begins with wildlife experts cautiously optimistic about what they hope to find.
North Dakota’s 2017 small game and furbearer regulations are set, and while most season structures are similar to last year, there are some notable changes: Fur harvesters will have an opportunity to take river otters, with a season limit of…
The 2017-18 Iowa Hunting, Trapping and Migratory Game Bird Regulations will be arriving at license vendors across the state in the next few weeks. Notable hunting regulation changes include extending the Missouri River Zone for ducks and geese to include…
POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY, Iowa – Iowa DNR state park rangers have charged two hunters after a tip was reported by fishermen of shots fired at Lake Manawa on July 22. At approximately 12:52 a.m. on July 22, DNR state park rangers…
Special whitetail hunt would include CWD Management Zone plus permit areas 346, 348, and 349 that DNR describes as “chronically over goal.”
Hunting season set with 410 licenses available; two units that were open last year closing this season.
This year's Canada goose population estimate a whopping 120,000 higher than last year.
The 2017 survey results for ruffed grouse were 2.1 drums per stop statewide. The averages during 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 were 0.9 and 1.1 and 1.1 and 1.3, respectively.
Decrease from 74,500 to just over 72,100 for antlerless deer hunting that begins in September and runs through early next year.
Surrounding Lyon County has more than three dozen wildlife management areas and has a rich hunting and outdoors heritage.
But according to wildlife agency, brood surveys, which begin in late July and are completed by September, provide a much better estimate of summer pheasant production and what hunters might expect for a fall pheasant population.
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