Deer license sales decline in the zone greater than in rest of Minnesota.
The 2016 total harvest was 173,213 and to date firearms and archery hunters have harvested about 180,000 deer this year.
Preliminary results through the second weekend show that the number of deer registered was up 10 percent from 2016.
Hunters register 70,724 deer during first weekend of season; DNR expecting increased total harvest of around 200,000.
State wildlife officials are expecting a far better harvest this year. But the isolated reappearance of chronic wasting disease has led the DNR to impose mandatory testing in some areas for the opening weekend.
Lance Morgan of North Branch has been named the Minnesota DNR Firearms Safety Volunteer Instructor of the Year for 2016. Morgan recently received his award at Game Fair, held near Anoka last month. Morgan has been a firearms safety instructor…
It was a fitting finish to the nine-day shooting extravaganza.
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has announced that Bill's Gun Shop & Range, with stores across the Upper Midwest, has achieved Five-Star Ratings at all five locations. Originally a single range built into Minnesota's Robbinsdale Town Center in…
The final 2017 Environment bill, which Gov. Mark Dayton likely will sign, includes a provision to allow scopes during the blackpowder season.
DNR auction of confiscated guns, bows and more: Three-year buildup means sizable inventory, crowds, funding for programs (video)
Drawing an estimated 3,500 attendees, first such auction since 2014 raises more than $270,000 for DNR's Game and Fish Fund.
Season will no longer open on the second Saturday in October, which had been the case for more than 20 years.
The author has owned and fired pistols and revolvers for decades, but still found a Minnesota concealed carry class enlightening and an opportunity to reinforce safety rules and skills.
Kristen Monroe finds out what makes Syren shotguns unique to women.
Warm fall makes latter part of season a bust
American Indian tribes, conservation groups and some scientists tying up a decision on lifting protections for more than 700 grizzlies
Coyote season never closes, but typically gears up in the winter, after other seasons close
Texas is home to one chapter of Pheasants Forever, nine chapters of Quail Forever, and over 1,900 members of "The Habitat Organization."
Scheduled Jan. 13-14 in Emporia, Kan.
Fall pre-established harvest sub-quota for the districts have been met
But still some time for furbearer and goose seasons
This might be the most Nebraska version of the farm-to-table trend yet as hunters will eat local food prepared by a local chef while hunting local food less than an hour from Omaha
Whether the storm will impact ice conditions remains to be seen, but agencies such as the Iowa Department of Natural Resources continued to preach ice safety.
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