Strong early archery harvest and positive reports from hunters and DNR field staff point to what could be another outstanding year of deer hunting across central and southeastern Minnesota.
Cooler weather, shorter days and whitetails’ interest turning to breeding makes for great deer hunting.
Pheasant hunters and their dogs work the cover near Lake Oahe during a past hunt.By Doug Leier What are the most important reminders as fall hunting seasons are in full stride? Knowing the limits? Having the right license? Taking a kid hunting? These are all good, but the list below should occupy the top spot: Treat every firearm with the…
A mid-September report from the Michigan DNR indicates that overall participation in deer hunting is up 26.97% over the same time as last year, and overall participation in hunting is up 121.61%.
A large-scale outbreak could impact hunting in the region this fall.
I spoke to a good friend who has never hunted with a bow and arrow until he bought a crossbow two years ago. We discussed how the season played out and he told me he shot a beautiful ten point a few days before the archery season ended. I was happy for him because of his fine trophy, but my…
The birds didn’t cooperate, though, as the hunting party failed to bag a bird.
Start of a trend? The hinterlands of the no-quota zone produces a tasty, corn-fed bear in Winona County.
Intel gathering paddleboard trip on the St. Mary’s River proves beneficial.
Like the saying goes, a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. The proverb turned out to prophetic for our Canada goose hunt on the final day of the early season. The day started nice enough. Cool temperatures in the morning helped to keep sweat to a minimum on Sept. 25 at 5 a.m. when our group…
Don’t miss out on the early season woodies hunting opportunities in Pa.
Season still way too early to draw conclusions, though.
Furbearing species that can be hunted in Pennsylvania are raccoons, foxes, coyotes, opossums, striped skunks, weasels, bobcats and porcupines.
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan wildlife officials won’t be able to check as many deer for chronic wasting disease during the upcoming hunting season. The state DNR said it’s facing staff and financial shortages as well as challenges from the coronavirus pandemic. “We ask for your patience and grace as we adapt to meet these challenges,” said acting wildlife division chief…
Arrange photos to show respect for animals, regulations and hunting safety.
Of all the gear and gadgets I own, none give me as much satisfaction and pleasure as my trail cameras. By strategically placing them in appropriate locations I’ve gotten pictures of fishers, turkeys, bears, racoons, coyotes, foxes and yes, even deer. However, this success didn’t come without a learning curve. I bought my first trail camera years ago in the…
To be successful, hunters must employ tactics that outweigh a deer’s strengths while taking advantage of their weaknesses in a comprehensive examination of the five senses.
Aim of study is to gain more information about statewide hunter success and selectivity when deer hunting.
Hunters still encouraged to work out venison transfers on their own, or to develop their own local network.
Hunters who have seen the 2020 Hunting Digest may have noticed quite a few regulation changes. These changes reflect the evolution of deer hunting in Michigan.
Especially if you’re running a young retrieving dog, the thick foliage and variety of scents demand that you take your time when everything’s still green.
This year, a record of nearly 17,000 people applied for licenses, with six licenses allocated for upcoming season.
DNR has big game and small game forecasts available online and in booklet form.
Squirrel season opens a month early in the state this year.
The southeast region led the way with a 163 percent increase, followed by the northeast region with a 115 percent increase and east central region with a 55 percent increase.
DNR: Fall hunting, trapping season forecasts highlight hunter opportunities, notable changes to limits, zones
The agency releases the 2020 fall forecast series.