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September 20, 2023

Michigan, Pennsylvania game wardens help Montana FWP enforcement seize multiple game animals killed illegally

Montana game wardens from around the state, including Kalispell, Billings and Miles City, recently traveled to Michigan, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Wyoming and Kentucky to follow up on long-term investigations of violations committed in Montana. Violations included license fraud, hunting without licenses, hunting during a closed season, over-limits of game animals, waste of game animals, tag transfer and unlawful possession of game animals.

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Minnesota DNR K9 unit trains for busy fall season

The Minnesota DNR hosted a K9 training event on Monday, Sept. 18, at Carlos Avery State WMA. The agency exhibited different training techniques for the canines. 
The DNR has five K9 dogs across the state, and they’re trained in various categories including: zebra mussel detection, wildlife detection, evidence recovery, people tracking, criminal apprehension, fish detection, and officer protection. With fishing season still open and hunting underway, autumn is busy for conservation officers and the K9 units. 

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Outdoor Insights: Minnesota DNR’s proposed regulation designed to grow bigger pike in popular Gull Lake chain near Brainerd

If you like healthy northern pike, then the Minnesota DNR’s proposal to implement a 30- to 40-inch protected slot on the Gull Lake chain north of Brainerd deserves your support. The agency has several special and experimental regulations open to public comment through Oct. 20, including the idea to improve pike size on the 13,000-acre chain, which contains Gull and Upper Gull, Margaret, Ray, Love, Nisswa, Roy, and Round lakes in Cass and Crow Wing counties.

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Commentary: Prairie chicken/sharp-tailed grouse hybrids becoming more common to northwestern Minnesota

On an early, brisk April morning, I set up my ground blind at a prairie chicken lek in Norman County and waited for the show to begin. First one at a time, then in groups of three to four, male prairie chickens seemingly materialized out of thin air and swooped down to claim their turf.

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