This year, there are more deer permit areas where hunters can use bonus permits to harvest more than one deer, and fewer areas where hunters need to apply in a lottery to shoot an antlerless deer, the agency said; mandatory testing for chronic wasting disease continues.
Deer-harvest goal remains at 200,000.
According to the agency, the plan’s eight broad goals cover topics ranging from research, to keeping Minnesota’s deer populations healthy to how the DNR and the public work together on deer management.
World’s largest sportfishing trade show kicks into high gear.
These common though elusive wading birds intrigue birders and lakeshore owners around the country during the heart of summer.
This short film from The Element shows that good fishing doesn’t always have to be in remote or exotic locales. Some of the best is close to home.
“Sticks” enthusiasts gather for 28th time at Rapids Archery Club’s annual event.
Thanks to social media, #MPRraccoon captivated the planet for one night, before eventually retiring to the Minnesota River bottoms countryside.
Not using this fishing technique? Then expect America’s next top anglers to inquire: “Why aren’t you wacky-rigging?”
Most people have heard the distinctive call of the common barred owl, and the early nesters likely have young thinking about fledging already in mid-May.
And a favorable forecast could make for a comfortable fishing opener after all.
The Lake Sarah experiment: Genetic research continues into southern Minnesota’s premier walleye fishery [video]
‘This could be the key to self-sustaining walleye fisheries throughout the southern part of the state.’
Though border-water angling has been underway for weeks, Minnesota’s fishing season starts Saturday, May 12, and walleyes and jigs go hand-in-hand.
Because of too much ice, a Lake of the Woods pike tourney is pushed back a week, and because of flood waters, a pro walleye event is moved from Minnesota to a Wisconsin lake.
Outdoorsmen/women gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol on Wednesday for the much-anticipated Public Lands Day Rally.
Lanesboro hatchery needs $5 million in repairs/improvements, agency says.
A seasoned birdwatcher and bird-of-prey professional offers her perspective at the bizarre scene from the Minnesota Twins 2018 home opener.
Cleaning walleyes quickly and efficiently is an art form, and there are various techniques anglers use in cleaning walleyes. In the video above, Mark Arnesen of Arnesen’s Rocky Point on the south shore of Lake of the Woods shows how he cleans walleyes and saugers. — Lake of the Woods Tourism
Thanks in part to this long-lasting winter and cold temps, there may not be any eaglets in the nest at all this year.
DNR funding pitch: Minnesota outdoor recreational facilities, buildings in need of repair – and soon [video]
According to the DNR, the broken water line at Jay Cooke State Park is among the growing list of repairs needed throughout the state for hundreds of roofs, dilapidated bridges, washed out roads and culverts and the like. (Minnesota DNR)It’s become an annual early-spring tradition for the Minnesota DNR – a tour of a popular Minnesota state park. But it’s…
Whether it was for the Lakoskys, the whitetails, the Kids Zone or any of the many other potential draws (wild turkeys, other outdoors celebrities, cutting-edge seminars, a coliseum floor packed with notable vendors …), the Classic had something for everyone.
Wait for expected third egg is over.
Scenes from the recent National Wild Turkey Federation annual convention and sport show at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tenn.
A Twin Cities TV station has taken ice fishing to new heights – as in on the station’s rooftop – as part of the Super Bowl festivities this week in Minneapolis.
Agenda includes deer management plan, chronic wasting disease.
While participating in Minnesota’s gun deer season outside of Ely in the Superior National Forest, Wisconsin Outdoor News columnist Patrick Durkin made a relatively rare observation for most deer hunters – an American marten on the hunt. Durkin was able to get a bit of video on the little predator on a cold early November day. For more on Durkin’s Minnesota deer…