NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND update from Minnesota DNR on the re-opening
Minnesota state parks will begin opening Friday;
other DNR facilities and functions open today
Some Minnesota state parks will open for day and overnight use as soon as Friday, July 22, but o... Posted on 7/21/11 at 9:22 AM
STAFF BLOG WILDWINGS Beware of good intentions
The website, Northland Outdoors,carried a short articlewhich caught my eye this morning. It was titled, Minnesota to use wasps to fight emerald ash borer. The relevant paragraph reads as follows...
Th... Posted on 9/21/10 at 2:42 PM
STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Pheasant hunting tips
According to a DNR wildlife research biologist, pheasants follow a schedule as routine as your daily commute to and from work. Understanding the pheasant's daily movements can increase your odds of fl... Posted on 9/16/10 at 8:50 AM
DULUTH — A potential ice fishing world-record lake trout caught by a northern Minnesota man earlier this month has been confiscated from a Duluth taxidermist by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Snowy owls from the tundra have poured into Minnesota and Wisconsin this winter. But birders say unethical behavior by photographers could be harming the owls, and wildlife officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources agree.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA) are planning listening sessions on deer population management, to be held around the state later this winter.
Kittson MDHA chapter seeks new elk process
A rejuvenated chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association has sent a resolution to the Department of Natural Resources asking DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr to convene a new working group to revisit elk management in Kittson County.
You could hear the complaints wherever hunters gathered last fall. Deer numbers, they said, were dismal. Way down. Hunters weren’t seeing deer. They were seeing few tracks. In Northeastern Minnesota, many said they saw more wolf tracks than deer tracks.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will convene a panel of national fisheries experts to review management practices as part of an effort to increase Mille Lacs Lake’s walleye population, the agency announced Tuesday.
Despite the late, cold spring of 2013, North Shore steelhead anglers caught steelhead at the third-highest rate since angler surveys began in 1992, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Since its groundbreaking in July 2012, staff and visitors alike have eagerly awaited the completion of the new Tettegouche State Park visitor center and rest area on the North Shore. The $7 million building, expected to open late last year, is yet unfinished — but the end is in sight.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has tweaked a new lake trout fishing regulation announced last week for Mukooda Lake near Crane Lake. The new rule calls for catch-and-release fishing only for lake trout on Mukooda effective for 18 months beginning Wednesday .
A catch-and-release season on lake sturgeon in Minnesota is being proposed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on many waters where no open season currently exists, DNR fisheries chief Don Pereira said Wednesday.
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