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February 28, 2024

Minnesota DNR classifies more invasive plants, animals as prohibited

The Minnesota DNR has classified 13 high-risk invasive aquatic plants, fish, and invertebrates as prohibited invasive species.
The DNR classifies invasive species as prohibited to prevent their introduction and spread in Minnesota and to protect the state’s environment, economy, natural resources, and outdoor recreation.

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Minnesota’s Pro Fishing Tip of the Week: Pressured fish? Get the lead out

When I’m forced to ice fish within a pressured community fishing spot or on a body of water full of conditioned/pressured fish, I get the lead out.
There is no doubt that most ice anglers these days have been trained to think that only tungsten jigs will catch fish. False! I purposefully use lead baits because of the drop rates, size profiles, and ease of use on light line.

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Minnesota Mixed Bag: Deer and Turkey Classic coming to Canterbury Park

The 2024 Minnesota Deer and Turkey Classic is set for Canterbury Park in Shakopee, March 8-10.
Don’t miss this chance to take in a seminar from Melissa Bachman, Barry Wenzel, or Pat and Nicole Reeve, have your whitetail antlers scored by Minnesota Official Measurers and see some of the biggest antlers from the state on display, see a world slam of turkeys, and take the youngsters through the “kids zone.”

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Minnesota DNR releases 2023 deer harvest report, looks at season ahead

The Minnesota DNR released its 2023 deer harvest report Feb. 26, and it reveals – as expected – a decrease in harvest with a total registered kill of 158,678. The harvest numbers have dropped every year since 2020.
The report showed consistency in resident archery license sales as well as an uptick in total archery license sales (thanks to crossbows). There’s also consistency in total muzzleloader license sales over the past three years with 2023 selling 49,779 licenses.

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Commentary: Differing takes on lead restrictions from Clay Target League, Minnesota Ikes

The following two press releases were received by Outdoor News on Feb. 20 from the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League and, in response, Feb. 21 by the Minnesota Division of the Izaak Walton League of America. The releases have been edited due to space considerations.

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