N.D., Minnesota Officials Urge Speedy Fish House Removal

With warm weather in the forecast, officials in North Dakota and Minnesota are urging anglers to get their fish houses off the ice as soon as possible. In the southern half of Minnesota, permanent fish houses were required to be off the ice March 5. In a news release, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources…
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NWTF Offers Nonresident N.D. Spring Turkey Tag By Auction

If you’re a North Dakota nonresident looking to hunt wild turkeys in North Dakota this spring, here’s your chance to take advantage of one-of-its-kind opportunity. North Dakota, the only state with a spring turkey season that isn’t open to nonresidents, has donated one of the nonresident permits to the National Wild Turkey Federation. In a…
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Discovery Of Asian Carp Near Winona ‘discouraging But Not Surprising,’ DNR Says

More bad news in the battle against aquatic invasive species in Minnesota surfaced last week in the form of a silver carp and a bighead carp caught March 1 in a seine net by commercial fishermen on the Mississippi River near Winona, Minn. The Department of Natural Resources reported the findings Monday. The silver carp,…
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N.D. Moose Hold Their Own While Minnesota Numbers Fall

Thursday’s news of the continued decline in northeast Minnesota’s moose population offers perhaps the most striking evidence to date that the species is fading into the past tense in the state. The Department of Natural Resources even hinted as much: “We’ve basically lost half the moose population in northeastern Minnesota and unless we see a…
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So What’s With All The Brown Rabbits Around Town?

I’ve often wondered why the rabbit that lives under my deck doesn’t turn white in the winter when the “rabbits” I encounter while tromping through the woods in northern Minnesota are pure white by December. That’s the case even during years when there’s little to no snow on the ground. So, at the risk of…
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