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Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources   Hunters participating in Minnesota’s bear season are reminded to avoid shooting radio-collared research bears, which are marked with large colorful ear tags or colorful streamers. Hunters are likely to find collared bears in and near Thief Lak...Read More
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Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources   Waterfowl hunters in southern Minnesota will have additional late season hunting opportunities under a new three-zone, 60-day season announced recently by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Last year, the DNR split the state in...Read More
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Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources   A coalition of conservation groups and agencies, including the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), took a significant step forward recently in the protection, restoration and enhancement of the state’s prairies, restored grassland...Read More
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Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources   • 07/15/12 – 10/15/12 Crow Hunting (2nd season) • 09/01/12 – 09/21/12 Early Canada Goose season • 09/01/12 – 10/14/12 Bear season • 09/01/12 – 11/05/12 Snipe and Rail Hunting season • 09/01/12 – 11/09/12 M...Read More
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Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources   A mild winter followed by a warm spring contributed to a significant increase in Minnesota’s pheasant count, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The pheasant population index increased 68 percent from 2011. Pheasa...Read More
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Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources   Canada goose hunting is the fastest growing hunting sport in Minnesota. Our state harvests more geese than any state in the country. Many hunters new to the sport are unaccustomed to firing at such a big bird. More familiar with shooting ducks, ...Read More
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Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources   Minnesota hunters bagged more ducks and Canada geese in 2011 than in 2010 and more waterfowl hunters took to the field, too, reversing a downward trend, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “The results are in and ...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] Hunting season officially kicks off Sept. 16 in Minnesota, but several camps have given Morrison County youths the opportunity to prepare throughout the summer. One place to hold annual summer camps is LeBlanc’s Rice Creek in Little Falls, ...Read More
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Hunters heading to southwestern Minnesota will have access to an additional 6,000 acres of hunting land this fall, as the Walk-In Access (WIA) program grows to more than 15,000 acres, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Sign crews are out right now marking boundaries...Read More
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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin accepting applications July 1, for the 2012 regular archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley near Little Falls. Hunters may pick from only one of two hunting seasons, Oct. 18 – 19 (Thursday – Friday; code 668) or Oct. 27 – 28 ...Read More
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Preliminary harvest numbers show that the 2012 spring turkey harvest of 11,324 is the third-highest ever, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Minnesota’s turkey population largely has rebounded from the severe winter of 2010-2011 and last year’s cold, wet spring,...Read More
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