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November 10, 2016
Public help sought in finding shooter in hunter's death
Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen is asking the public to come forward with information that may assist with their investigation into the...
November 10, 2016 - 10:19am
November 8, 2016
Hunter found dead in the woods in central Minnesota
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near...
November 8, 2016 - 9:48am
November 4, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer hunting season is almost here
Deer hunters are eagerly anticipating Saturday morning, when the Minnesota rifle deer season will open a half-hour before sunrise in most of Minnesota. Most of the Bemidji area is in Zone 1A, which opens Nov. 5 and runs until Nov. 20, which gives local hunters two weeks and three...
November 4, 2016 - 7:41am
November 3, 2016
Deer stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
ST. PAUL -- With the Minnesota firearms deer season beginning Saturday, hunters are reminded that deer stands cannot be left overnight on state wildlife management areas.
November 3, 2016 - 7:47pm
Hunters take 113 deer at Camp Ripley
ST. PAUL -- Archers took 113 deer during this year’s bow hunts at Camp Ripley Military Reservation near Little Falls. There were 2,995 permits issued, with 2,270 hunters participating. Participation and harvest declined this year since bonus permits weren’t allowed, and the harvest...
November 3, 2016 - 7:46pm
October 30, 2016
MINNESOTA DEER OPENER: Area outlook remains optimistic
BEMIDJI—Hunters should have ample opportunities to harvest a deer in the Park Rapids area this season as the landscape variety creates...
October 30, 2016 - 9:00am
MINNESOTA DEER OPENER: Deer numbers on the rebound for Bemidji area
BEMIDJI—A few years ago deer were relatively scarce in the Bemidji area and many hunters spent the better part of the firearms season fruitlessly...
October 30, 2016 - 8:38am
October 17, 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
ST. PAUL -- With nearly 500,000 firearms deer hunters in the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages hunters to purchase their licenses early to avoid long lines and any potential system issues associated with the high sales volume.The 2016 Minnesota firearms...
October 17, 2016 - 8:12pm
November 26, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's safe to go shopping, but not ice fishing
The firearms deer season is over in the Bemidji area, but bow hunters are allowed to continue deer hunting until Dec. 31. There are also an increasing number of deer hunters who prefer the solitude of hunting later in the season and will hunt the muzzleloader deer season, which begins...
November 26, 2015 - 7:01pm
November 19, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don’t expect to start ice fishing soon
This is the last weekend of the 2015 Minnesota rifle deer season, which ends at sunset on Sunday. The first two weekends of the season were unseasonably warm, but this weekend should be much more like what hunters are used to from past deer seasons. Deer harvest numbers were...
November 19, 2015 - 9:14pm
November 16, 2015
Body of Glenwood deer hunter pulled from lake
GLENWOOD, Minn, -- An investigation is underway to determine how a deer hunter from Glenwood died Friday. The Pope County Sheriff’s Office identified him as Jon Donald Kloos, 40, of rural Glenwood. In a statement issued Monday, Sheriff Tim Riley said a canoe was discovered...
November 16, 2015 - 9:41pm
November 12, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Hope for early ice fishing season are remote this year
The first weekend of the rifle deer season was warm enough to allow most deer hunters to sit in their stands much longer than usual without getting cold. The forecast for the second weekend of the rifle season is almost as warm as the first weekend, with high temperatures expected...
November 12, 2015 - 7:41pm
November 6, 2015
Safety first in search for Downwind: Family of missing Redby woman not holding organized search during deer opener
BEMIDJI -- The family of a missing Redby woman have chosen to not hold a search this weekend during the opening of Minnesota firearms deer hunting...
November 6, 2015 - 6:16pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Diehard anglers are still at it as deer opener approaches
The 2015 Minnesota rifle deer season opens on Saturday morning. Approximately 500,000 deer hunters will be dressed in orange and sitting in the woods or on the edge of a field somewhere, long before the sun rises tomorrow. Experts are expecting another low deer harvest this year...
November 6, 2015 - 10:49am
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