All four seasons are still ongoing or scheduled, and the omission online is expected to be fixed shortly.
The Minnesota DNR has scheduled three events for the public to help them get to know an updated master plan that will help guide management of the nearly 28,000-acre WMA in southeastern Minnesota.
The adult buck was harvested opening weekend of the firearms season about 10 miles south of Bemidji in deer permit area 184.
Slot is 21-23 inches or over 28 inches; fall assessment shows walleye population is abundant enough to sustain some harvest.
The 58.25-inch fish, caught on Mille Lacs, bests previous record by an inch.
Anglers will have a three-walleye bag limit – down from four last winter – starting Nov. 1.
The angler caught a 1 pound, 12-ounce hybrid sunfish on Green Lake in Kandiyohi County.
Weather and habitat are the main influences on Minnesota’s pheasant population trends.
Longtime Minnesota DNR employee has remained active and working on conservation projects since retiring in 2016.
This is the largest documented number of invasive carp in one location in Minnesota.
This herd has been officially quarantined since October 2020 and is part of the Board of Animal Health’s (Board’s) investigation into the CWD-positive Beltrami County herd.
According to DNR, deer hunters will find healthy deer populations, ample harvest opportunities, and a continued commitment to managing chronic wasting disease management adaptively statewide.
One notable difference this fall will be fewer self-service sampling stations than in previous seasons.
Sharp-tailed grouse population also sees increase in east-central Minnesota.
Among the key takeaways: The river is changing for a variety of reasons, but mostly as a result of changing hydrology and invasive species.
More than 700 acres will be preserved.
Plan guides DNR in strengthening wolf conservation and minimizing human-wolf conflicts, agency says.
This is the first confirmed case of HPAI in a wild mammal in Minnesota.
Open-water regs also allow for one fish over 20 inches, from 17 inches in 2021.
Although there is no statistically significant change in the estimated population relative to 2020, this year’s estimated number of moose is the highest since 2011, when the population was midway through a steep decline.
In between will again be a summer of catch-and-release fishing, with an early July closure to reduce hooking mortality.
(Minnesota DNR)The Minnesota DNR is holding a career fair Tuesday, March 29, from 4-7 p.m. for anyone interested in learning more about the career of a conservation officer. The current recruiting period, which runs through April 8, is for the agency’s CO Prep program, which provides a pathway for people without previous law enforcement experience to become conservation officers. The…
This is the first time CWD has been detected in wild deer in this deer permit area, so the DNR is also taking immediate steps to understand the prevalence of the disease in wild deer in the Grand Rapids area, the DNR says.
The new regulations lower limits on specific waters as part of a Minnesota DNR initiative to protect and improve sunfish sizes.
Dave Weitzel and Scott Mackenthun of the Minnesota DNR share what is needed to make a good bluegill lake.
So now, DNR wants Minnesotans to weigh in on how best to fund outdoor recreation and conservation.