outdoors

In response to a severe Winter Severity Index for 2014 an Emergency Winter Deer Feeding Program was approved by the MN Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and conducted by the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association during the winter of 2014 (March-April). The program was funded by the DNR through a MN taxpayer based account funded by […]

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As part of a plan to increase angling opportunity, improve walleye numbers and stay within the state’s 1837 Treaty safe harvest allocation, the Department of Natural Resources will modify fishing regulations at Mille Lacs Lake for the 2014 season. The walleye daily and possession limit remain unchanged. The limit will be two walleye from 18- […]

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Deer hunting licenses are now available for purchase. Hunters who want an either-sex deer or special hunt permit for the coming season must apply by Thursday, Sept. 5, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. Hunters should carefully review the list of lottery areas, particularly in extreme northwestern Minnesota and the Iron Range area of […]

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Jason Vlasak scores perfect 100 to win state trap title:  Jason Vlasak of Princeton strung together a great weekend of shooting to come home with a state trap championship. A fantastic bonus was shooting alongside his father, who was also one of his closest competitors. Closing out the 2013 American Trap Association’s Minnesota State Shoot […]

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OUTDOOR NOTES:  Adults and youth who want to learn the basics of deer hunting are invited to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) deer day on Sunday, Aug. 11, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., on the Wilkens farm near Mora in Kanabec County. The free program, which is geared for adults who want […]

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The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unanimously agreed to report H.R. 5797, the Mille Lacs Lake Freedom to Fish Act of 2012, to the House for consideration. Authored by U.S. Representative Chip Cravaack, this legislation concerns Minnesota’s state sovereignty, job creation, cutting federal red tape, and strengthening Minnesota’s outdoor fishing tradition. In March of […]

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