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June 30, 2016
City schedules 2 archery deer hunts for fall
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is now accepting applications for permits to participate in two special white-tailed deer archery hunts within the city, according to a release Thursday. The hunts will follow the regular Minnesota deer archery season, which runs Sept. 17 through Dec....
June 30, 2016 - 7:01pm
February 25, 2016
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Bear permits for Leech Lake area; deer permit changes; tracking elk in NW Minnesota
Comments wanted on bear permit units near Leech LakeST. PAUL -- People can give input on a plan by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to change the boundaries of several bear permit units in the Leech Lake area. The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Government requested...
February 25, 2016 - 7:51pm
December 17, 2015
Minnesota DNR: Increased deer kill indicates deer population recovering
DULUTH, Minn. -- Success varied widely across Minnesota during the state's recent firearms deer hunt, but state wildlife officials say the increased deer kill indicates the deer population is beginning to rebound. "Overall, people were happier than last year," said Dave Olfelt, regional...
December 17, 2015 - 2:50pm
November 12, 2015
Deer harvest increases in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Preliminary firearms deer harvest numbers for the opening weekend through Monday in Minnesota was 68,401, up 6.3 percent from last...
November 12, 2015 - 7:45pm
November 5, 2015
Minnesota Deer Facts
Deer: The animal Adult female white-tailed deer weigh about 145 lbs., and males weigh about 170 lbs. The biggest white-tailed deer ever recorded in Minnesota was a 500-pound buck. A whitetail’s home range is about a square mile. Deer hunting There are nearly...
November 5, 2015 - 8:10pm
September 24, 2015
HUNTING: Managers optimistic about waterfowl prospects in area as opener approaches
Wildlife managers are optimistic about waterfowl prospects in northwest Minnesota as the Saturday season opener approaches. Joel Huener, manager...
September 24, 2015 - 2:24pm
August 25, 2015
Man admits to poaching multiple deer at wildlife refuge
ZIMMERMAN, Minn. -- A Zimmerman man has admitted his guilt to a 2014 case of illegally taking multiple deer in the Sherburne National Wildlife...
August 25, 2015 - 5:29pm
June 30, 2015
Calling all archers: Bemidji accepting applications for special deer hunt
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota's deer archery season doesn't start until September, however, Bemidji city staff wants potential hunters to send in applications this summer to be part of a hunt that manages deer population around town. The Bemidji Special Archery Deer Hunt, which began...
June 30, 2015 - 7:23pm
May 15, 2015
Hunters can apply for elk hunting license for northwest Minnesota
GRYGLA, Minn. -- Hunters have until June 12 to apply for one of seven elk licenses offered this year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Elk licenses at a cost of $287 will be available in Kittson County’s central and northeast zones, while the Grygla area in...
May 15, 2015 - 9:12am
November 13, 2014
Wildlife management: Dave Rave is new Bemidji Area DNR Wildlife Supervisor
BEMIDJI -- Dave Rave is the new DNR Bemidji area wildlife supervisor. Rave has worked for over 24 years as a wildlife research biologist in the wetland wildlife populations and research group in Bemidji. An avid outdoorsman, he brings a passion for natural resources. “We’re...
November 13, 2014 - 12:10pm
Hunting: Early statewide deer harvest drops 36 percent
DULUTH — As expected, Minnesota’s firearms deer harvest is down. Way down. After the first three days of the season, the harvest was down 36 percent statewide and 52 percent from 2013 in northeastern Minnesota, said Leslie McInenly, big game program leader for the Minnesota...
November 13, 2014 - 12:04pm
August 14, 2014
Hunting: Minnesota waterfowl seasons open Sept. 27
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s waterfowl seasons will open a half-hour before sunrise on Sept. 27, under a similar season structure to last year,...
August 14, 2014 - 2:59pm
August 6, 2014
Governor to host Bemidji events on opening deer season weekend
BEMIDJI -- More details were released Tuesday on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's trip to Bemidji to celebrate the state's deer opener in November. The 12th Annual Governor's Deer Hunting Opener will start on Nov. 6 in Bemidji, when Dayton will host community activities to bring attention...
August 6, 2014 - 12:19am
July 24, 2014
Hunting: DNR officials set 2014 wolf target harvest at 250 animals
ST. PAUL — Hunters and trappers can apply for the 2014 wolf season beginning Friday, Aug. 1, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced. A total of 3,800 hunting and trapping licenses will be available, 500 more licenses than last year’s seasons. The statewide target...
July 24, 2014 - 2:22pm
Minnesota scales back deer hunt: Most areas in and around Bemidji will be in lottery zones
DULUTH -- Fewer Minnesota deer hunters will get the chance to shoot antlerless deer this fall, under conservative deer hunting regulations announced...
July 24, 2014 - 9:02am