One fact of note from the report: Minnesota hunters shot more than a quarter of their entire deer harvest on opening day of their primary firearms season.
Positive birds were picked up in Ashland, Douglas counties.
Official entry score of 320-5/8 makes it only the fifth hunter-taken nontypical whitetail to exceed 300 inches in history.
Deer seasons mostly have ended, but January is a great time to keep pursuing squirrels and bunnies.
Understand that Preston Cole is not the political appointee of the past. He has natural resources credentials with a degree in forest management, and he worked for the Missouri Conservation Department. He has served on the Natural Resources Board for 12 years, where he gained a good understanding of the DNR, and has seen its warts.
NRB members reluctantly approve emergency rule on DNR/tribal Lake Superior commercial fishing agreement.
About 600 people attended the event, with 30 volunteers and mentors teaching kids basic archery and hunting skills through 3D archery, crossbow shooting, tomahawk throwing, a TechnoHunt and target practice. Covering safety, handling skills and technique, trained instructors brought the outdoors in for the morning.
A judge properly convicted a fishing boat captain of helping his charter stuff a weight inside a fish in hopes of winning thousands of dollars in tournament prizes, a state appeals court ruled.
Six state conservation groups create new group called Sportsmen for Wetlands.
These findings now make six known inland streams with populations of New Zealand mudsnails.
DNR: New emergency catfish regs to provide harvest opportunities, protect fish during spawning, overwintering seasons
Temporary rules establishing bag limits, season dates, and other regulations for harvesting catfish with a bow, crossbow or by hand are now in place while Department of Natural Resources staff complete a companion permanent rule.
Family may have to move deer camp next year if property is sold. But if so, nice buck shot this year will provide lasting memory.
Despite fewer hunters, kill totals up nearly 13 percent from 2017.
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