Minnesota DNR

DNR: Outlook good for teal, early goose hunting

Despite the dry conditions, the outlook is good for both teal hunting and early goose hunting. Hunters are encouraged to do scouting prior to the season since hunter access to many lakes will be an issue. For the complete DNR weekly waterfowl migration report, click here. Categories: Hunting News, Waterfowl Tags: Geese, Hunting, Minnesota DNR, Teal, Waterfowl

DNR conducts aerial cattail spraying to improve wetland habitat

The Minnesota DNR is treating cattails with herbicide using a helicopter on the Beaches, Florian and Twin Lakes wildlife management areas (WMA) in Kittson and Marshall counties. The goal of the treatment is to control non-native, hybrid cattail to restore open water and create more diverse, native wetland vegetation. Hybrid cattail is more aggressive than the native, broad-leaved cattail and…

Fishing near docks? Know the state’s rules

St. Paul — If you care to see what kinds of confrontations can develop between shoreline anglers and lakeshore property owners, just search YouTube.com. There’s no shortage of examples: an angler casting close to a dock, a dock owner offended by the proximity of the angler to his or her property, a shouting match. Who’s right? In most cases in Minnesota,…