DNR To Deer Hunters: Get Your License EarlyThe firearms season for deer hunting is just a few weeks away, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says hunters are encouraged to get their license early.
The Difficulties Inherent In The DNR Deer AuditDeer hunters get confused. They see deer, they know they are there, but where and how many is perplexing. So the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources decided to do an audit.
DNR Seeks To Protect Moose With Deer Hunting Boundary ProposalThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is proposing to re-align some deer hunting boundaries to reduce infecting moose with parasites and disease.
DNR: Lack Of Evidence In Deer-Herding Case Against MN DentistThe Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion in Zimbabwe won't be charged or warned in connection with a complaint that a truck had illegally herded deer inside his property in northwestern Minnesota, the state's Department of Natural Resources said Thursday.
3rd Wisconsin Deer Hunting Fatality Reported By DNRA third person has died in a firearm-related incident during Wisconsin's 9-day gun deer season. State Department of Natural Resources Warden Jon King says the family of a 50-year-old hunter found him at the base of a Marathon County tree stand on Sunday evening.
So Far, Gov. Walker Fails To Bag A BuckWalker spokeswoman Laurel Patrick said he hunted on Sunday and Monday. He tweeted Sunday that he was "looking for a buck" in Vilas County and posted a picture of snow-covered woods. He tweeted again Monday that he was "back at it," with another picture of snow-dusted trees. Later Monday he tweeted that it was snowing but his view was amazing and included another picture of the woods.
Alaska Deer Hunter Killed In WisconsinWisconsin officials say an Alaska man is dead after his hunting companion apparently shot him. Department of Natural Resources Warden Jon King says the 39-year-old man was deer hunting with a 35-year-old Wisconsin woman in Columbia County on Sunday morning.
DNR Investigates Alleged Deer Chase On Dr. Palmer's LandThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Thursday it was investigating a report of potentially illegal hunting activity on land owned by the dentist who was sharply criticized for shooting a well-known lion in Zimbabwe.
Litchfield Man, 58, Shot In Leg While Deer HuntingA 58-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot while hunting in central Minnesota Sunday afternoon, according to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office.
With Longer Season, Bow Hunting Increasing In PopularityThe firearms deer hunt begins Saturday in Minnesota. But some outdoorsmen and women have found a way to extend the season beyond three weeks. The firearm season wraps up at the end of November, but the bow hunting season runs through the end of December.
Minn. Hunters Gearing Up For Firearm Deer SeasonIt is "Orange Friday." That means in just a few hours, more than half a million Minnesotans will head to the outdoors for the opening of deer hunting season. It is a long-standing Minnesota tradition. The Department of Natural Resources says it expects this year's deer harvest to be relatively low, between 140,000 and 155,000 deer.
Deer Hunters Urged To Find, Check Licenses In North DakotaNorth Dakota wildlife officials are urging deer hunters to find their license and check it for accuracy. The Game and Fish Department says every year its licensing section receives last-minute inquiries from hunters who can't find their license, and it's difficult for the agency to issue a replacement license in time for the season opener.