News release: Fish and Wildlife Almanac, Jan. 9

January 9, 2023


DNR webinars cover ice fishing for lake trout,
hunting for shed antlers

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites people interested in fishing, wildlife and outdoor skills to tune in to upcoming webinars that will discuss ice fishing for lake trout and hunting for shed antlers.

The first webinar is at noon Wednesday, Jan. 11. Scott Mackenthun, an avid ice angler and DNR fisheries supervisor in Hutchinson, will discuss the state’s lake trout fishing opportunities and lake trout biology, and how to apply this information when choosing fishing gear and fishing for lake trout through the ice.

The second webinar is at noon Wednesday, Jan. 18. Dawn Plattner, DNR assistant area wildlife manager, will discuss antlers dropped by bucks, bull moose or elk and provide tips on hunting for shed antlers in the late winter or early spring.

The webinars are part of the DNR’s Minnesota Outdoor Skills and Stewardship Series. The webinars are free, but registration is required. More information is available on the outdoor skills and stewardship page of the DNR website.