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Published on November 6, 2019The Department of Natural Resources is seeking comments on a proposal to allow off-highway vehicle (OHVs) access to certain areas of the Huntersville Forest Landing Campground in Huntersville State Forest in northwestern Minnesota.
Published on November 4, 2019A weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife, and habitat management that can be used in full, as separate short stories, or to jump start a longer article.
Published on November 4, 2019Variable weather greeted archers at this year’s Camp Ripley bow hunts near Little Falls, with hunters taking 278 deer during the event that took place Oct. 17-Oct. 18 and Oct. 26-27, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Published on November 4, 2019Hunters, media members and anyone interested in deer harvest data can find current deer harvest figures and harvest reports for past years available on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources deer reports and statistics webpage.
Published on November 4, 2019Winter anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will enjoy a walleye harvest this winter for the fourth season in a row, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Published on November 4, 2019As deer hunters gear up for the firearms season that opens statewide this weekend, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is highlighting the importance of everyone’s compliance with regulations related to chronic wasting disease in wild deer.
Published on November 1, 2019The DNR is aware of a proposal by Empire Builder Investments to supply groundwater from Minnesota to the western United States by railcar.
Published on October 31, 2019A water sample with zebra mussel larvae led to follow-up searches and confirmation of zebra mussels in Lotus Lake, located in the city of Chanhassen in Carver County.
Published on October 31, 2019A report from a vigilant lake property owner led to the confirmation of zebra mussels in Big McDonald Lake in Otter Tail County.
Published on October 28, 2019It’s the first lake in the county with zebra mussels
Published on October 28, 2019The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussel larvae in a water sample taken from Ten Mile Lake near Hackensack in Cass County.
Published on October 28, 2019More than 20,000 youth licenses sold prior to start of statewide youth deer hunting season
Published on October 28, 2019The fall’s heavy rains have made some forest roads and trails impassable. With firearms deer hunting season around the corner, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters to check forest trail and road conditions before they head out.
Published on October 24, 2019When Alec Stark and his duck-hunting buddies pushed off from shore in the predawn darkness of a brisk Saturday a couple weeks ago, they weren’t thinking about much beyond their collective hope the birds would be flying. Their blind was tucked out of the wind, so they spent the next few hours in relative comfort, passing the time chatting and watching the sky over North Long Lake near Brainerd.
Published on October 22, 2019Test results are in from the first year of a multi-state study on West Nile virus in ruffed grouse in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin. These first-year results are showing that, while the virus is present in the region, exposed grouse can survive.
Published on October 21, 2019Dates have been set for recreational netting for whitefish and tullibee (cisco) on seven lakes in the Tower fisheries work area.
Published on October 21, 2019The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed individual zebra mussels in Swan Lake in Otter Tail County. Mineral Lake and several small, unnamed lakes connected to and downstream of Swan Lake will also be listed for zebra mussels. All of these lakes flow into North Ten Mile Lake, which was listed for zebra mussels in 2017.
Published on October 21, 2019Stay informed! Here’s a weekly list of news briefs about fish, wildlife and habitat management.
Published on October 21, 2019Minnesota deer hunters must bring their harvested deer to sampling stations to be tested for chronic wasting disease in the central surveillance area; north-central and southeast management zones; and the southeast control zone on opening weekend of firearms deer season Saturday, Nov. 9, and Sunday, Nov. 10.
Published on October 21, 2019An angler on Lake Vermilion caught and released Minnesota’s new state record muskellunge, a 57 1/4 inch fish that he called a “true giant.”