Minnesota Hunting News

Minnesota Elk Plan Comments Due October 28th
Interested citizens can make final comments on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) draft Strategic Elk Management Plan through Wednesday, Oct. 28.
Evidence Shows MAIG Uses Names Without Permission
As a growing number of mayors in Ohio and around the country resign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control group, new evidence suggests some of their names have been added to the member list and used to promote Bloomberg's political agenda without their knowledge or permission.
Minnesota Surplus Turkey Permits on Sale Sept. 21st
Fall wild turkey hunting licenses that remain after the landowner and regular lottery drawings will be offered at noon on Monday, Sept. 21.
Minnesota Deer Hunters Antlerless Deer Tag Deadline Sept. 10
Minnesota hunters who hope to harvest an antlerless deer this fall will want to review 2009 regulations prior to Sept. 10, the deadline to apply for an either-sex permit.
Minnesota DNR Camp Riley Hunt Apps Due Aug 14th
Hunters interested in the 2009 regular archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley near Little Falls are reminded that this year's Aug. 14 application deadline is fast approaching.
Minnesota Man Guilty of Illegal Bear Guiding in Ontario
A Red Lake District tourist lodge operator's illegal bear guiding practices has resulted in a two-year ban on operating a bear management area and a $14,000 fine.
Gray Wolf Back on Threatened Species List
Minnesotans no longer are allowed to take wolves to protect livestock and pets, now that a federal judge has accepted a settlement reversing a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) decision to remove the gray wolf from the threatened species list.
Minnesota DNR Elk Hunt Deadline July 24th
Hunters who want to participate in this fall's Minnesota elk hunt can apply for one of 30 licenses to be awarded through a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) lottery. The application deadline is July 24.
Minnesota's Upper Mississippi Lands Protected Forever
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Blandin Paper Company (UPM) have signed a binding agreement for the purchase of a working forest conservation easement to forever protect 187,277 acres of Northwoods forests, wetlands and shoreline currently owned by UPM.
Minnesota Wolves Officially Delisted
Minnesota's wolves have been removed from the federal endangered species list, allowing the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to manage the state's wolf population.