Minnesota Deer Hunters Association
The city of Mountain Iron has been selected to host the Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener in 2015. The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association made the announcement Friday — a day before this year’s deer season begins.
A state council that recommends how to spend $100 million a year on outdoors projects has voted to tap the executive director of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association as its top staffer. The Lessard-Sams Outdoors Heritage Council voted 9-2 Tuesday night for 55-year-old Mark Johnson, of Grand Rapids, who has led the deer hunters for 14 years.
The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association is about to wrap up its emergency deer feeding for the season. It’s been a tough winter for deer, especially in northeastern Minnesota, so the Department of Natural Resources agreed in February to release state funds to the association for deer feeding.
While it may appear to be a postcard perfect morning in the woods just north of McGregor, Minn. the long, tough winter has taken a toll on woods and the state’s whitetail deer. “There’s over three-feet of snow still in the woods,” volunteer Dan Guida said.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will host a series of listening sessions for deer hunters to learn more about the state of deer after this year’s winter.
For the first time ever, Minnesotans got a chance to hunt wolves over the weekend.
The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association reminds hunters this is the last day to apply for lottery antlerless deer and wolf hunting permits.
Got a trail camera? The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association would like you to leave it up this winter.