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7 deer test presumptive positive in southeast’s CWD management zone

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Final results for area 603 expected this week Preliminary tests show that seven deer harvested in southeastern Minnesota’s disease management zone during the first firearms deer season may be infected with chronic wasting disease.  Hunters harvested three of the seven suspect deer near Preston in deer permit area 603, where 11 other … Continue reading »

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Hunters register 145,054 deer through second weekend of season

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Harvest up 10 percent Minnesota firearms hunters registered 145,054 deer through the second weekend of deer season, according to the Department of Natural Resources.  Preliminary results through the second weekend show that the number of deer registered was up 10 percent from 2016. Of the deer harvested, 54 percent were bucks, compared … Continue reading »

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Mille Lacs winter anglers allowed 1 walleye

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Annual fall surveys support conservative harvest decision Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing will open on Friday, Dec. 1, with no bait restrictions and a limit of one walleye 20-22 inches or one longer than 28 inches.  “We’re glad results of fall population survey show Mille Lacs anglers will be able to keep … Continue reading »

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Whitefish, tullibee sport-netting to open on Shagawa, Bear Island, Ojibway lakes

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Dates have been set for recreational netting for whitefish and tullibee (cisco) on Shagawa, Bear Island and Ojibway lakes in the Tower fisheries work area, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. These lakes are Schedule I Lakes, which are more susceptible to sudden changes that impact water temperatures, and are … Continue reading »

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Duluth artist wins walleye stamp contest

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Duluth artist Dean Kegler won the Minnesota Walleye Stamp contest. His painting was selected by judges from among 11 entries for the annual contest sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  Kegler’s painting of a walleye about to strike a crankbait will be featured on the 2018 walleye stamp. This is … Continue reading »

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Hunters reminded about importance of registering deer

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Hunters are reminded to register deer before processing, before antlers are removed and within 48 hours after taking the animal, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  “Deer registration provides information that is essential to our ability to manage deer populations,” said Steve Merchant, wildlife populations and regulations manager. “Hunters are … Continue reading »

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Hunters asked to report banded roosters as part of pheasant research project

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Pheasants banded in Nobles and Redwood counties Pheasant hunters can voluntarily report roosters that were banded as part of a study being conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  DNR Farmland Wildlife Populations and Research Group workers captured and banded roosters during a research project. The two study areas involved in … Continue reading »

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DNR urges caution while burning fall yard debris

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Northwestern and central Minnesota have elevated fire danger due to sparse rain, high winds and lack of humidity. This means that open burning may be restricted in certain counties. The Department of Natural Resources urges Minnesotans to use caution while burning yard waste or leaf piles outdoors and to check the burning … Continue reading »

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Voyageur Country ATV

  Bruce Beste bruce@cabinsoncrane.com We started a new ATV club – Voyageur Country ATV – in late April.  We had 66 people at an organizational meeting on April 25 where all 66 joined the new club.  We have had tremendous support and interest from the local ATV community.  To date we have over 500 adult … Continue reading »

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Zebra mussels confirmed in Kandiyohi County’s George Lake

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Found on dock being removed from water The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in George Lake, near Spicer in Kandiyohi County.  A lake property owner contacted the DNR when he found two zebra mussels on a dock he was removing from the lake. A neighbor reported a single … Continue reading »

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