Wednesday, May 31st, 2023
Wednesday, May 31st, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Minnesota’s shotgun zone debate for deer hunting continues in committee

An amendment centered around eliminating the shotgun zone in the southern part of Minnesota would allow hunters to use rifles for deer hunting, with the exception of Olmsted and Dodge counties where hunters would continue to only be allowed shotgun and pistol use. It was voted in favor 34-30 and added to the omnibus bill. (Stock photo)
The Legacy Committee met Wednesday, April 26, for the first time, while the Environment, Natural Resources, Climate, and Energy Committee held its inaugural meeting on Monday, May 1. Moving forward, the committees will work to find common ground to pass omnibus bills that eventually will hit the House and Senate floors. In addition to debating the potential removal of the shotgun zone, also pending are gun bills, and a wolf hunt ban.
digital devicesThis content is restricted to subscribers of If you are already an subscriber, you can log in here. If you are not and would like to read this and all the other great content has to offer, click here.

Share on Social


Hand-Picked For You

Related Articles

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.

Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
What outdoor activities interest you?