DNR: Preliminary Deer Registrations Up 13 Percent

Minnesota firearms hunters registered 128,174 deer through the third weekend of firearms deer season, up from 112,715 from the same period in 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. So far this fall, hunters have registered 145,383 deer, up from the 2014 same-date harvest of 128,134, DNR officials said. That total includes the…
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Hunter Shoots Partial Albino Pheasant

Picture-perfect Morning To Shoot A Buck

Tom Grove of Duluth sent along the photo above, taken by his son, Guy Grove of Champlin, Minn., on the final Saturday of Minnesota’s firearms deer season. The two were hunting near Saginaw. It seemed a fitting end-of-the-season photo. The photo was taken early Saturday morning, not long after Tom Grove had shot a buck…
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Admission To Minnesota State Parks Free On ‘Black Friday’

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr announced today that entrance fees to all 76 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas will be waived on Friday, Nov. 27, for “Free Park Friday,” encouraging Minnesotans to spend time outdoors, and with family, on the day after Thanksgiving.

Town Buck

Phillip Lockett of Saginaw sends along this photo a nice buck that he saw near 60th Avenue East and London Road this afternoon. This buck and a smaller buck were eyeing each other from opposite sides of a fence, Lockett said. He saw one of the bucks following a doe. This is the peak of…
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