Researchers with the DNR are monitoring about 30 radio-collared black bears across the state, and asked hunters to voluntarily avoid shooting these valuable research subjects. They obliged.
Hunter numbers have declined significantly from earlier this season, according to Minnesota Waterfowl Migration and Hunting Report.
Attendees that hunted ranged in age from 14 to 91. Those hunters encountered wet fields that delayed the fall harvest, yet yielded 26 roosters during the morning hunt.
Minnesota Waterfowl Migration and Hunting Report: ring-necked ducks up, wood ducks and blue-winged teal down
The first three weeks of duck season have been the coldest recorded in at least the last 50 years.
Weekend festivities kick off on Friday afternoon with a dedication of the Rooster Ridge Wildlife Management Area.
Minnesota waterfowl migration and hunting report: Species diversity continues to change as migrant ducks move into the state
Some areas in central and southern Minnesota still held good numbers of teal and wood ducks. In northern Minnesota, ring-necked numbers have increased along with other diving ducks.
The Minnesota DNR has created videos on how to get deer tested for chronic wasting disease, how to quarter a deer, how to cape a trophy deer and how to remove lymph nodes. “We’re informing hunters about what they can…
Buck taken during the opening weekend of archery season near Preston in southeastern Minnesota’s disease management zone.
Biggest change came with pheasant hunter numbers, which saw a 32 percent drop from 2016.
Water levels remain fairly dry in the northern portion of the state but good to excellent across most of the rest of the state.
Richfield artist Timothy Turenne won the Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp contest. The painting was selected by judges from among 11 submissions for the annual contest sponsored by the DNR. Turenne is a three-time winner of the pheasant stamp contest and…
The following report is a compilation of state and federal wildlife manager reports and waterfowl surveys from across Minnesota. This is the first report for 2018. Reports will be compiled weekly throughout the hunting season. Duck hunters were expected to…
Painting of a wood duck drake from the Freeport-based artist will appear on 2019-2020 federal migratory bird hunting and conservation stamp.
Wetland habitat conditions are variable across the state, with some dry conditions in the northern portion of the state, for Saturday's opener.
Plymouth, Minn. — Outdoor News Inc., publisher of locally written fishing and hunting outdoor newspapers in seven Great Lakes states, has published a series of calendars for sportsmen in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New York. The Outdoor…
Wet spring and summer affected reproduction in some areas; habitat declines remain long-term concern.
Hunters who missed the lottery deadline for the Camp Ripley archery hunt may purchase surplus permits on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at noon on Friday, Sept. 14, according to the Minnesota DNR. Hunters who already received a permit will…
Precautionary testing during the first two days of firearms deer season will determine whether chronic wasting disease may have spread from captive deer to wild deer in central and north-central Minnesota, the DNR said in a news release Monday, Aug.…
Southeastern Minnesota ban continues for 6 counties and includes attractants.
Fishing/outdoors icon lauds effort to get kids into the outdoors.
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