Duluth Deer Hunters Take 64 Deer In First Week Of Hunt

During the first week of Duluth’s city bow hunt for deer, hunters registered 65 deer, according to Brian Borkholder of the Arrowhead Bowhunters Alliance. That included 64 antlerless deer and one buck. The season opened Sept. 19 and will continue through Dec. 31. That total is about half the average from the same period for…
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Waterfowl Hunters Looking Toward Saturday’s Opener

Minnesota and northern Wisconsin waterfowlers are looking forward to Saturday’s duck opener in both states (north zone only in Wisconsin). Mallard numbers are good across the continent this year (11.8 million, well above the long-term average), and hunters are expected to find some this weekend. Minnesota’s waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday.…
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Big Broadwing Movement Over Hawk Ridge On Saturday

Saturday was a big day for the broad-winged hawk migration at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory. A total of 16,815 broadwings passed over the ridge, many in large “kettles” in which the birds spiral higher and higher on hillside thermals, according to observers. That movement brought the season total for broadwings at Hawk Ridge to 33,983,…
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Minnesota Archery Deer Season Gets Underway

Caleb Mannon, 15, was up early on Saturday for opening day of Minnesota’s archery deer season and Duluth’s city bow hunt for deer. Caleb and his dad, Phil Mannon, who live just north of Duluth, were taking part in the city bow hunt. Look for a story on the hunt in Sunday’s Outdoors pages of…
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DNR Announces Whitefish, Tullibee Netting Seasons

It’s a sure sign of fall when the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources releases the dates for for whitefish and tullibee netting. And that’s today. The whitefish and tulibee netting season opens Oct. 9 on designated lakes that are less susceptible to sudden changes that impact water temperature, according to the DNR. These lakes, known…
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