This fall many Minnesota waterfowlers will head for the Dakotas to get the shooting we once had. The Dakota prairies are brimming with water and the Central flyway now has the best duck hatches and heaviest fall flights.
Because of the late implementation of its new licensing system, the DNR has not mailed snowmobile renewal notices. Sledders are asked to check the stickers on their machines to make sure they're legally licensed. If not, bring the registration number to the Brainerd License Office and it will issue a new license.
ST. PAUL (AP) - The University of Minnesota's veterinary diagnostic laboratory has offered to test brain stem samples for chronic wasting disease from deer harvested during this fall's firearms season.
Deer hunters submitted about 500 more samples for chronic wasting disease tests during the second weekend of the firearms deer season, the DNR reports.
The DNR has signed an agreement with the Archery Trade Association and its two foundations, ArrowSport and the Bowhunting Preservation Alliance, to increase archery and bowhunting opportunities.
...purposes in the definition of agricultural lands under the trespass law," said Tim Bremicker, director of the DNR Division of Wildlife. "The key will be to adopt a policy that will be clear, readily recognizable, and enforceable for landowners...
The Paul Bunyan chapter of Trout Unlimited will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 20 at Brainerd Public Library.
Regulation of deer and elk farms would be consolidated under the control of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, under legislation intended to help stop the spread of chronic wasting disease.
As part of previously announced plans to test more than 13,000 wild deer for chronic wasting disease (CWD) during this fall's hunting seasons, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be collecting samples from archery deer hunters in designated surveillance areas.
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