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February 17, 2011

Moose population decline continues in northeastern Minnesota

Minnesota’s moose population in northeastern Minnesota continues to decline, according to results of an aerial survey released by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Survey results revealed lower moose numbers and the proportion of cows accompanied by calves continued a 14-year decline, dropping to a record low of 24 calves per 100 cows. The …

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MN: Former elk farm fence down, back up

Farmed cervid restrictions in Pine Island area continue St. Paul – A portion of the fence around a former elk farm near Pine Island where four of the animals tested positive for chronic wasting disease was knocked down by slush and snow thrown by a snowplow last weekend, according to a state Board of Animal

MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 7

Banquets/Fundraisers. Feb. 18-19: Minnesota SCI Banquet, Fri. 2 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m., Northland Inn. For more info cal Monique Navarrette, 952-693-1461. Feb. 18: Crow River Delta Waterfowl Banquet, Spicer American Legion. For more info call Shawn Terning, 320-262-1588. Feb. 18: Midwest Outdoors Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 p.m. For more info call Ron Welle, 320-260-6023. Feb. 19: Elk River WTU Banquet,

MN: Dayton’s budget includes license fee hike

St. Paul – The prices of fishing and hunting licenses would go up, but sportsmen also would have more licensing options, under the state budget proposal Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled Tuesday morning. DNR officials for some time have explored the possibility of fishing and hunting license fee increases, but they’ve insisted any increases should be

MN: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 7

District 1 – Baudette area CO Jeff Birchem (Baudette) spent time contacting local bait retailers regarding invasive species issues, and angling activity on Lake of the Woods was monitored. A radar patrol was conducted, addressing complaints about snowmobile speeds. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) spoke to an area high school careers class about conservation

MN: Pittman-Robertson expansion stalls

St. Paul – The concerns held by some that a Democratic president would forward policy to make guns and ammunition less affordable – and possibly less accessible – seem to have been somewhat alleviated, as witnessed by a decrease in taxes collected on such goods last year. The upward curve in proceeds for the Wildlife

Sheboygan man spears 185-pound sturgeon

SHEBOYBAN, Wis. (AP) – A Sheboygan man has speared a 185-pound sturgeon while ice fishing on Lake Winnebago. Twenty-year-old Josh Genske pulled in the monster catch Monday. He tells The Sheboygan Press from his ice shanty that hanging up, the sturgeon is almost a foot taller than he is _ and he’s 6-foot-1. The sturgeon

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