Study results have Minnesota on alert over CWD prevalence in Iowa and Wisconsin St. Paul, Minn. — Researchers for the first time have shown that declines in free-ranging deer populations occur as a result of high prevalence of chronic wasting disease (CWD). The eight-year study, done in east-central Wyoming, showed a 10.4-percent annual decline. The results were published in the…
It’s difficult to look into a crystal ball and figure out exactly what’s in store for duck hunters when the season opens Saturday, but signs point to a good start.
Joe Albert brings home a golden retriever
CWD surveillance in southeastern Minnesota set to begin with bow opener
Index is below 10-year average
The Albert household prepares for its first pup
Too many fishermen put away their topwater baits when summer ends
Small game harvest report also shows ’15 ruffed grouse kill lowest in a decade
With pond counts down, ducks still far above average
Well-known outdoor writer simply connected with people
Hunters in the state will have the opportunity to shoot more antlerless deer during the upcoming season, and wildlife officials believe the effect will be a higher harvest than in recent years.
An encounter with a bear is always a neat experience
Even as the air and water temperatures rise, targeting bass in shallow water can pay dividends
A mushroom-head jig and plastic worm is the ultimate multi-species tool
Though the 2016 legislative session is less than a month old – and there remains no word on when, or if, a special session will be held – work is already under way to determine which conservation projects will receive a share of more than $150 million expected to be available in 2017.
When we let them, kids are capable of more than we might believe
Rodmen Smith is a good choice as DNR’s top conservation officer
Small-game hunting license sales in Minnesota decline for seventh year in a row in 2014
For the second year in a row, the number of breeding ducks in the United States and Canada was a record high, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Protest outside Dr. Walter Palmer’s office reveals dangerous attitudes about hunting
Minnesota is offering a catch-and-release bass season that opens May 9, along with the walleye season.
Subhead: House Republican lawmakers introduce bill to repeal contentious AIS training and decal law
Fishing and hunting license fees should be increased and restructured, as the DNR has proposed, to keep the Game and Fish Fund solvent, according to a citizens group that oversees agency expenditures.