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

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November 22, 2002

Duluth, Minn. Citizens interested in Minnesota’s Lake Superior rainbow trout fishery can now comment on the recently released draft plan produced by the DNR’s Division of Fisheries.

The long-term goal of the plan is to “rehabilitate steelhead stocks using Minnesota strain fish to achieve a level that will allow limited angler harvest largely supported by naturally reproducing populations.” The draft plan is available for public review and written comment until Dec. 20, 2002. It can be found along with a list of

Savings bond incentive offered to boost deer head collections

Editor Dodgeville, Wis. DNR staff members manning “head collection” stations during the Zone T season expected to be overrun with hunters wanting to provide their deer for brain testing, but, despite the hoopla leading up to the season, that didn’t happen. So now the DNR, in cooperation with Whitetails Unlimited, is offering a savings bond

DNR near goal of 5,000 samples for CWD testing

License sales down 4.7 percent from 2001 Staff Report St. Paul Deer hunters submitted about 500 additional samples for chronic wasting disease tests during the second weekend of Minnesota’s firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota DNR. The firearms deer season began Nov. 9. The DNR estimates that it has collected about 4,000 of the

State, bands schedule mediation for this week

Editor Minneapolis The state of Minnesota and representatives from eight Ojibwe bands were scheduled for a mediation session on Wednesday at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute on the University of Minnesota campus. Both sides agreed earlier this month to retain retired Hennepin County Judge Robert Schefelbein as mediator during the session. DNR Fisheries Division Director

Wolf shot in the southeast

Winona Daily News La Crescent, Minn. A boy has shot and killed what appears to be a gray wolf in Houston County. The canine’s size, weight, and proportions are characteristic of a wolf, but biologists want to make sure it’s not a wolf-dog hybrid, Larry Webinger, the Minnesota DNR conservation officer who picked up the

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