Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

November 15, 2002

St. Paul Resident Minnesota wild turkey hunters interested in hunting in the spring of 2003 must apply soon through the DNR’s computerized Electronic Licensing System.

Applications will be accepted at 1,800 ELS point-of-sale locations and must be completed no later than Friday, Dec. 6. It will cost $3 to apply. Applications also can be made on the ELS telephone licensing system by calling toll free at 1-888-665-4236 or on the internet at An additional fee of $3.50 per transaction …

St. Paul Resident Minnesota wild turkey hunters interested in hunting in the spring of 2003 must apply soon through the DNR’s computerized Electronic Licensing System. Read More »

By Jerry Davis

The Minnesota DNR’s study of spinning-wing decoys is underway. Depending on the results, waterfowl hunters could lose a tool for decoying ducks within range. Or duck seasons and bag limits could be reduced to protect local breeding ducks. Then again, maybe nothing will change. It will be several months before the results of a research

Wait and see’ prolongs DNR Wildlife vacancies

Turkey specialist now oversees Winona By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Winona, Minn. During these times of state budget uncertainty, state DNR officials say they want to see what money is available before permanently filling some vacancies in state offices. For example, Jon Cole is currently the acting assistant manager at the Rochester DNR office (formerly

Paul Wellstone 1945-2002

The staff of Outdoor News sends its condolences to the family, friends, and supporters of Sen. Paul Wellstone, as well as the loved ones of the seven other people who died in the airplane crash near Eveleth on Friday, Oct. 25. We’ll remember Paul Wellstone as a dedicated public servant whose work on farm and

Hagerstown, Md. Minnesota Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) is a non-profit organization established to distribute surplus venison to the needy. The Minnesota chapter of the nationwide organization pays for venison processing and distributes

To make a deer donation, check out one of the Minnesota donation sites listed on the website:, or mail monetary donations to: MN Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Deer reports good in the north, mixed in the south

Staff Writer Isle, Minn. A sampling of select registration sites revealed that 2002 firearms deer hunter success appeared comparable to the early stages of 2001, thanks to an increase of antlerless permits. Many permit areas received management and intensive harvest tags for the first time, which boosted harvest totals at many registration stations. At Johnson’s

Green Party’s Pentel rounds out the gubernatorial field

Editor This is the fourth and final interview in a series of articles profiling the candidates for Minnesota governor. All candidate profiles, including the four major parties Republican, Democrat, Green, and Independence are being posted at between now and the Nov. 5 election. ODN: Would a Gov. Pentel appoint a new DNR commissioner? Describe

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