Minnesota Hunting News

Minnesota DNR Seeks Comments on Proposed Changes
Citizens interested in proposed rule changes pertaining to the Lac qui Parle Game Refuge, bear outfitting, bear hunting, trapping, falconry, goose and mourning dove hunting may submit written comments to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) through Friday, May 21.
Michigan DNR Supports Minnesota's Wolf Delisting Action
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment said it supports recent action by the State of Minnesota to remove the gray wolf from the list of species protected by the Federal Endangered Species Act.
Minnesota Moose Continue to Decline
According to results of an aerial survey released by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the moose population in northeastern Minnesota continues to decline.
Hunting License Sales Increased in 2009
In a year when one word, "fewer," described life in America -- fewer jobs, fewer home sales, fewer purchases -- hunters were responsible for generating a welcome "more" category, as hunting license sales rose by 3.5 percent in 2009 in states that make up NSSF's Hunting License Sales Index.
Minnesota/NWTF Youth Mentored Turkey Hunt
First-time youth turkey hunters ages 12 to 17 have the chance to go afield this spring and learn from an experienced National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) volunteer.
Minnesota Spring Turkey Hunt Apps Due Jan 8th
Hunters who want to get in the field early for the 2010 spring turkey hunt must apply by Friday, Jan. 8, wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold.
West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
Minnesota Needs Hunters for Area 101 Hunt
As part of Minnesota's effort to eradicate bovine tuberculosis in northwestern Minnesota, hunters can participate in a special late-season deer hunt from Saturday, Dec. 26, through Sunday, Jan. 10, in deer permit area 101.
Minnesota Spring Turkey Apps Due Jan 8th
Applications for the 2010 spring turkey hunt are being accepted through Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold.
Minnesota Deer Harvest Down 11.6% from 2008
Minnesota's firearms deer harvest is down 11.6 percent from 2008 but on track with expectations, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).