Opening Weekend Deer Harvest Down 30,000 In Minnesota

As expected given the more restrictive bag limits in place this fall, Minnesota’s deer harvest during the first three days of season was down substantially from the same period last year. According to the Department of Natural Resources, hunters registered 54,000 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, a decline of 30,000…
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Hunting Seasons On The Horizon

It’s hard to believe we’re already talking about hunting, but early Canada goose seasons begin Aug. 9 in parts of Minnesota and Aug. 15 across North Dakota. Minnesota’s August season, which is limited to the west-central part of the state, continues through Aug. 24 and allows hunters to shoot as many as 10 Canada geese…
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DNR Temporarily Closes State Park Along The Rainy River

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced this morning that Franz Jevne State Park along the Rainy River in Birchdale, Minn., is closed temporarily because of flooding on the border river. For updates and more information about the park, click here or contact the DNR Information Center at info.dnr@state.mn.us, (651) 296-6157 or (888) 646-6367 between 8…
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Take Me Fishing Lists ‘Top 100 Family Fishing And Boating Spots’

North Dakota didn’t have any destinations on the list, but four Minnesota state parks were among the “Top 100 Family Fishing and Boating Spots” list from the Take Me Fishing organization. To qualify for the list, Take Me Fishing said the places had to be within an hour’s drive of a  major city or town,…
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Kvalevog To Guide Lieutenant Governor In Governor’s Fishing Opener

A couple of outdoorsy nuggets for you on this Friday: Toby Kvalevog, a UND goalie in the 1990s, will guide Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon during the May 10 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener in the Brainerd Lakes Area. A Bemidji High School grad, Kvalevog is an eighth-grade physical education teacher at Forestview Middle School in…
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