The discovery will not change the current boundaries of the disease management zone, which is designated deer permit area 603 — special hunt begins Saturday, Dec. 31, in the permit area and concludes Sunday, Jan. 15.
Conservation officers across the state are reporting vehicles, snowmobiles and ATVs going through the ice.
The East Swan River and its tributaries have been considered marginal trout waters since the 1940s.
School staff had to scramble to provide enough folding chairs for the more than 700 people who attended, all with an interest in white-tailed deer in southeastern Minnesota.
The fish was 33 inches long and had a girth of 24 inches.
It’s hoped the newly-acquired bull will strengthen the herd’s genetic similarities with its free-ranging ancestors from two centuries ago.
Continuing a citizen oversight function first created in 1994, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources appointed 12 Minnesotans to help monitor the agency’s fish and wildlife spending.
Itching to get out on the lakes and enjoy the new ice? Tread lightly – or better yet, not at all – on lakes that include aeration features.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will focus actions to slow and hopefully eliminate the spread of chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota within about a 10-mile radius of Preston and include a deer feeding