Category: R & J Outdoors Show

MN Spring Turkey Season Begins Wednesday

Minnesota — The Minnesota Spring Turkey hunting season kicks off tomorrow and if it’s anything like last year, it’s bound to a be busy one. The season goes through the end of May. Last year the state saw a boom in license sales, which Minnesota DNR Detroit Lakes Area Wildlife Supervisor Rob Baden says was…
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April 13, 2021 0

Prevent Conflicts with Bears with These Spring Tips

With bears emerging from hibernation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds homeowners to check their property for food sources that could attract bears.   As bears emerge from hibernation, their metabolism gradually ramps up and they will begin looking for food at a time when berries and green vegetation are scarce. Home and cabin owners should remove or secure attractants…
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April 8, 2021 0

Fishing Supplies Likely to be in Short Supply this Season

Grand Forks, ND — Last year was a record year for the fishing industry as people, especially in the land of 10,000 lakes, turned to the thrills of angling to get their fun fix during the COVID-19 pandemic. The increased demand and difficulties in the supply chain made finding your favorite fishing goods a challenge…
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April 6, 2021 0

Red River Ranked 4th Best Place to Fish in United States

Halstad, MN — If you to compile a list of the top 100 place to fish in the United States, chances are you would suspect several area fisheries to be included in that list, including Lake of the Woods, Devils Lake, Mille Lacs, and Leech Lake. And you would be right. However, what you might…
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April 1, 2021 0

DNR Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Waterfowl Regulations Through April 11

Detroit Lakes, MN — Some potential big changes are on the horizon for waterfowl hunting regulations in the state of Minnesota. People have through Sunday, April 11, to submit comments on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ proposed waterfowl hunting regulations and seasons.  Comments may be submitted by completing on online comment form  through Sunday, April…
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March 31, 2021 0

Decision on Wolf Hunting Season in MN Could Come by this Summer

Detroit Lakes, MN — While there is still no word from the Minnesota DNR when it comes to a potential wolf hunting season, the delisting of Timberwolves does provide Minnesotans with some management options. As of January 4th, 2021, wolf management was turned back over to state and tribal authorities. The Minnesota DNR is currently…
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March 29, 2021 0

DNR Offers Tips & Reminders for Shed Hunting

Detroit Lakes, MN — With another warm nice, spring weekend ahead of us, perhaps a great opportunity for some fun, outdoor adventures is shed hunting. Each year during the late winter or early spring, male deer shed their antlers to begin the regrowth of a new set of bigger antlers. Searching for those antler sheds…
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March 19, 2021 0

Wildlife Survive Winter Well, but Dry Spring Causes Concern for Wildfires

Detroit Lakes, MN — A dry winter followed by a dry spring has the Minnesota DNR concerned about a potentially busy wildfire season, but optimistic about the health of wildlife. As of now the state of Minnesota is in a burning ban, which requires you get a burning permit, and the fire risk across most…
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March 17, 2021 0

DNR Looking to Expand Walk-In Access

Minnesota — Enrollment opens for Minnesota’s Walk-In Access program, which pays private landowners to allow public hunting on their lands, on Monday, March 15. This year, landowners can receive $18 per acre enrolled. And the program is expanding to include more counties. Interim Program Supervisor Troy Dale says the Walk-In Access Program debuted a decade…
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March 12, 2021 0

New Sunfish Regulation Take Effect on a Handful of Area Lakes

Detroit Lakes, MN — Sunfish anglers will need to closely check the 2021 Minnesota Fishing Regulations booklet and signs at water accesses for new sunfish limits that are now in effect on 94 waters. The new regulations lower limits on specific waters as part of a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources initiative to protect and…
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March 3, 2021 0