Tag: bear

Take Steps to Avoid Bear Encounters this Spring

Detroit Lakes, MN — Bears that have woken up out of hibernation are probably wishing they’d stayed in their den a little bit longer, but nonetheless they are hungry and looking for food, which is very scarce this time of year. Conflicts often arise this time of year when bears interact with domestic pets, tip…
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April 27, 2022 0

Baiting for Upcoming Bear Hunting Season Simplified

Detroit Lakes, MN — The Minnesota Bear hunting season will open in just a few week and the ability to begin baiting for your hunt just started on Friday. That process for bear baiting got a little bit simpler this year. Beginning with the 2021 bear-baiting season, hunters no longer need to use email addresses…
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August 16, 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

MN Bear Hunting Season Appears to Have Had Record Success

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/19/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — The Minnesota Bear Hunting Season wrapped up this Sunday and all signs are pointing towards a very successful season. Between September 1st and October 18th, hunters who were successful in obtaining a permit through a lottery drawing or were hunting in a non-quota permits areas are…
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October 19, 2020 0