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Hunters and other recreationists asked to report bear den locations near Grand Rapids

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Hunters and other recreationists spending time outdoors this fall are asked to report the locations of occupied bear dens they encounter in and around the Chippewa National Forest, north of Grand Rapids. Bear researchers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are studying bears in this area using GPS tracking collars and … Continue reading »

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Popular expanded service hours make DNR info just a phone call away: 888-MINNDNR

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Have a question for the Department of Natural Resources in the evening or on Saturday? The DNR has permanently extended its phone hours so the nearly half-million firearms deer hunters in Minnesota and other outdoor enthusiasts can call the Information Center until 8 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 1 … Continue reading »

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Zebra mussels confirmed in lakes in Crow Wing, Itasca counties

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Serpent Lake in Crow Wing County, and in Dora Lake and connected waters in Itasca County.  A lake service provider business removing a dock from Serpent Lake contacted the DNR after finding several suspected zebra mussels. DNR invasive species specialists confirmed … 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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Proposed late season deer hunt in southeastern Minnesota will not occur  

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile A late-season antlerless only deer hunt proposed for three southeastern Minnesota permit areas with deer populations significantly above goal levels will not be conducted in January 2018.  Public input collected at two meetings and online showed no clear consensus either for or against the hunt, said Paul Telander, wildlife section chief for … Continue reading »

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Whitefish, tullibee sport-netting to open on Tower area lakes

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Recreational netting dates for whitefish and tullibee (cisco) have been set on several Schedule I Lakes in the Tower fisheries work area, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Schedule I Lakes, which are more susceptible to sudden changes that impact water temperatures, will be opened and closed on a 48-hour … 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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Whitefish, tullibee sport-netting to open on select Grand Rapids area lakes

kabetogama,walleye,voyaguers national park,snowmobile Recreational netting for whitefish and tullibee (cisco) is anticipated to open on several Schedule I Lakes in the Grand Rapids fisheries work area beginning in late October, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Schedule I Lakes, which are more susceptible to sudden changes that impact water temperatures, will be opened … Continue reading »

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