Minnesota DNR

deer hunting

COVID-19: Wear a mask, socially distance when deer hunting this weekend

The DNR and MDH are asking hunters to take proper precautions while hunting.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Gray wolf removed from the endangered species list

A decision on whether they can be hunted in Minnesota will come later.

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Minnesota DNR grants 2 approvals for Line 3 pipeline

The Enbridge pipeline replacement project would replace a crude oil pipeline in northern Minnesota.

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'Severely hypothermic' man rescued from Boundary Waters in the snow, cold

The Minnesota DNR and the St. Louis County Rescue Squad rescued the man Saturday night.

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DNR reports: Loaded gun driving mishaps, bear in corn chopper and more

As a new hunting season begins, officers report hundreds of leftover casings, unsafe shots and loaded guns in cars

A black bear.

Sheriff's office sees 'significant' increase in bear complaints recently

Natural food sources have been slim, so bears are finding alternatives provided by humans.

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Hunters can expect to find more pheasants in MN this season

The pheasant index exceeds the 10-year average in several parts of the state

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Turkey breaks through window and more tales from this week's DNR reports

Officers received a call reporting a mountain lion sighting near Doran

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Minnesota DNR: Be on the lookout for invasive jumping worms

The jumping worms can destroy gardens and lawns, and aren't good for using as bait.

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Oddities from this week's DNR conservation officer reports

Bear tracking, "pet" deer and some extreme attempts to avoid citations

Lake Mille Lacs

DNR hold on walleye fishing in Mille Lacs Lake ends Aug. 1

Beginning Aug. 1, anglers can again fish for walleyes with live bait at Mille Lacs Lake.