It’s also the second-best take of black bears since 2011.
It’s also estimated that a new record was set for the percentage of those bucks that were 3½ years old or older.
The shotgun hunting season in Indiana kicked off just a few weeks ago and the donations have been coming in.
So now, DNR wants Minnesotans to weigh in on how best to fund outdoor recreation and conservation.
Potential fines and civil damages from these cases could exceed $100,000.
The request, if granted, would open the door to public hunting of grizzlies in Montana for the first time in three decades.
The DNR worked to obtain all available information from agencies outside Minnesota that are involved in the regulation of farmed deer, but has concluded that learning more won’t be possible due to loss of records, variability in the ways other jurisdictions monitor CWD in deer farms and in wild deer, and the lack of testing in some other states.
Harvest more than 21,000 deer on opening day.
Deer numbers are trending upward in much of the state.
LITTLE ROCK — Getting your deer tested for chronic wasting disease not only is free through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, it might even land you a free hunting and fishing for life. Thanks to a donation from the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, every Arkansas resident who has their harvested deer tested for CWD this year will be…
Hunters can expect excellent conditions for the 2021 firearm deer season, which begins Monday, Nov. 15. As Michigan DNR conservation officers gear up for the season, they share best practices and tips to avoid the most common violations and mistakes they see every year. “Most of the violations that conservation officers encounter during firearm deer season are simple mistakes people…
(Photo by Windigo Images)Again this year, deer check station operations will look different than in years before the coronavirus pandemic. Hunters can expect extra measures to be in place to protect the health and safety of all. Hunters are required to wear face masks to DNR deer check stations and to remember social distancing guidelines, staying 6 feet away from other individuals…
Holiday pheasant stocking expands to 25 state properties.
Earlier trail cam images of the struggling buck reveal it probably became entangled sometime during prior 12 days
Minnesota DNR wildlife managers report favorable weather so far this year and good opportunities to harvest deer in most areas.
Hot weather thought to be factor.
With possible record pheasant numbers this year, officials expect businesses will flourish
DNR hunting, fishing and trapping regulations are posted online, but sometimes hard copy comes in handy.
After the policy board bumped the limit to 300 wolves in August, DNR officials recently opted for a quota of 130 animals.
Wildlife officials also are concerned about what the upcoming winter and spring might hold for the population of the popular upland game bird.
Robert Metropulous, of Arbor Vitae, won first place in this year’s wild turkey stamp category, Mark Kanitz, of Markesan, took first place in the pheasant design category, and Brian Kuether, of Greenfield, won the waterfowl design category.
Some areas with dense concentrations of grizzly bears are very accessible to hunters, especially during the archery season.
Despite the dry conditions, the outlook is good for both teal hunting and early goose hunting. Hunters are encouraged to do scouting prior to the season since hunter access to many lakes will be an issue. For the complete DNR weekly waterfowl migration report, click here. Categories: Hunting News, Waterfowl Tags: Geese, Hunting, Minnesota DNR, Teal, Waterfowl
Waterfowlers who have planned to hunt on the Leech Lake or White Earth reservations should contact the respective tribal natural resource departments for more information.
ST. LOUIS — Artists will no longer have to incorporate hunting imagery to win a coveted spot for their work on the federal duck stamp, a reversal of a Trump-era requirement. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it’s eliminating the “celebrating our waterfowl hunting heritage” theme from its annual Federal Duck Stamp contest, a change that goes into effect…
Some officials are concerned that poor natural food conditions will result in high harvest of sows.