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NORTHLAND NATURE: Pine siskins join other finches at the feeder
November 10, 2016
Deer stands not allowed left overnight on wildlife management areas
With the Minnesota firearms deer season under way, hunters are reminded that deer stands cannot be left overnight on state wildlife management areas (WMA). “Leaving stands overnight on these public lands is a fairly common violation,” said Capt. Jon Paurus, education programs...
November 10, 2016 - 1:46pm
November 1, 2016
MINNESOTA DEER FACTS
The largest typical whitetail buck taken in Minnesota had a Boone & Crockett score of 202, shot by John Breen in 1918 near Funkley. Minnesota’s No. 1 nontypical whitetail buck had 43 points, shot by 17-year-old Mitch Vakoch in 1974.
November 1, 2016 - 1:30pm
October 10, 2016
Veteran trapper featured on Northland Outdoors TV
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, we feature northeast South Dakota veteran trapper John Almquist who for 50 years, regardless of the weather conditions, has walked his prairie trapline, not for the money, but to connect with the outdoors on a very...
October 10, 2016 - 1:37pm
November 13, 2015
Hunters register 68,401 deer during first weekend
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,401 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Hunters are seeing more deer this year as we continue to build deer populations across much of the state,” said...
November 13, 2015 - 6:52pm
November 6, 2015
What are the rules about enclosed deer stands on Carlton County land?
St. Louis County made the Duluth News Tribune for actions it is taking to crack down on enclosed deer stands on county-owned lands, so we thought it best clarify how things stand in Carlton County. Carlton County bans any permanent deer stand attached to a tree in any way on county...
November 6, 2015 - 2:13pm
Anticipation builds for Saturday’s deer opener
Deer hunters will soon head out to the fields and forests in anticipation of the firearms deer opener that gets underway a half-hour before sunrise...
November 6, 2015 - 9:56am
October 26, 2015
Regulation change in 2015 affects when deer licenses are valid
Deer hunters are reminded about changes in 2015 that affect when licenses purchased after a season is open are valid. A deer hunting license purchased after a season is open is valid the same day of purchase if purchased prior to legal shooting hours. If the license is purchased...
October 26, 2015 - 11:34am
October 9, 2015
Late season waterfowl hunters reminded that cold water kills
Late season waterfowl hunters are reminded that with water temperatures rapidly dropping across the state, wearing a life jacket is the best...
October 9, 2015 - 4:35pm
Deer lottery application deadline is Thursday, Sept. 10
Firearms and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer throughout much of Minnesota this hunting season are reminded they must purchase their license and apply for an antlerless permit by Thursday, Sept. 10, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. Antlerless...
September 9, 2015 - 9:56pm
July 10, 2015
Sign up now for a hunter safety course
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that it is never too early to sign up for a hunter safety course. In general, anyone born after Dec. 31, 1979, needs a firearms certificate to hunt game with a firearm in Minnesota. “Many people fail to consider enrolling...
July 10, 2015 - 2:42pm
January 18, 2015
Four plead guilty to 2013 deer poaching
The investigation began Nov. 29, 2013, when DNR Conservation Officer Luke Coatt of Wealthwood received a Turn-In-Poachers (TIP) complaint of several deer taken illegally during the 2013 firearm deer season. Croatt and an Aitkin County deputy familiar with the individuals involved...
January 18, 2015 - 11:01am
November 14, 2014
Wolf hunting to close today (Friday) in northeast Minnesota zone
According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, wolf hunting in the northeast zone will close for the remainder of the 2014 early firearms season at the end of shooting hours on Friday, Nov. 14
November 14, 2014 - 12:45pm
July 23, 2014
Conservative deer season set; hunting licenses go on sale Aug. 1
Hunters can expect a conservative 2014 deer season designed to rebuild deer numbers across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. “Hunters should check the 2014 hunting regulations closely because only one deer can be harvested in 95 percent of...
July 23, 2014 - 4:22pm
December 11, 2013
Spring turkey hunting applications accepted through Jan. 10
Applications for the 2014 spring season will be accepted wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold and online at www.mndnr.gov/buyalicense through Friday, Jan. 10, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The 2014 spring hunt will consist of six five-day...
December 11, 2013 - 11:10pm
November 14, 2013
Firearms deer harvest down 8 percent from 2012
Minnesota hunters harvested 77,008 deer during the first three days of the firearms season, down 8 percent from 2012, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Leslie McInenly, DNR big game program leader, said a slightly smaller harvest over the first three...
November 14, 2013 - 2:04pm