Friday, June 2nd, 2023
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Made your deer-hunting plans yet?

The fishing opener is still a month away, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about deer hunting. At least if you’re the governor of Minnesota. Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced yesterday the seventh annual

Increase your odds for drawing a Minnesota moose tag

Below you’ll see the Minnesota DNR’s press release for the annual moose hunt. The state will issue 225 high-demand tags, and with the large number of applicants, the chances of obtaining one run pretty thin.

Father-son team wins MWC on the Illinois

Steve and Adam Sandor, of Tonica and Ottawa, respectively, caught a 2-day total of 27.6 pounds to win the 2009 Cabela’s MWC tournament on the Illinois River this past weekend. The father-son team landed 12.05

Granberg indeed cashing in at DNR’s expense

Here at Outdoor News, we predicted back in January that Kurt Granberg accepted his brief DNR Director position in order to cash in on the fault-full Illinois State Employees Retirement System. As Dave McKinney of

On-Air with Ron Schara this Saturday

Minnesota Bound’s Ron Schara called and interviewed me this morning for a news segment that will appear on his WCCO Radio show Saturday morning. We chatted briefly about what’s cooking in the state Legislature this

Missing Tony Dean today

A friend in conservation sent me the press release below to note the appointment of the new NRCS chief. I’ve spent some time trying to research Mr. White and generally am developing a semi-positive vibe

LOHC bill authors named

The bills that carry the recommendations of the Lessard Outdoor Heritage Council have been introduced. In the House, it’s HF 2131 and the author is Rick Hansen, DFL-South St. Paul. Co-authors include Speaker of the

Illinois River restrictions lifted

DNR has removed the boating restrictions it authorized last week on the Illinois River. The agency issued the restrictions because of rising water levels and swift currents. Many walleye and sauger anglers have been unable

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