Tag: DNR

Share You Story for My Minnesota Outdoor Adventure Campaign

Minnesota — Do you have a story about diversity in the outdoors? If so, we’re inviting you to share it with the DNR’s My MN Outdoor Adventure campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to empower diverse outdoor enthusiasts to find their personal connections to Minnesota’s outdoor spaces and places and share them with others,…
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June 11, 2021 0

Take a Kid Fishing weekend is June 11-13

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/11/21) (Minnesota) — Today, Friday, June 11th, kicks off a fun weekend to get out on the water with “Take a Kid Fishing” Weekend across Minnesota. Friday, June 11th through Sunday, June 13th, Minnesota residents can fish without licenses if they take children 15 or younger fishing with them. Children aged…
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June 11, 2021 0

State Park passes available at East Central Regional Libraries

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/10/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The East Central Regional Library is now offering free, 7-day vehicle passes to any of the 75 state parks and recreation areas in Minnesota. Branches in Aitkin, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine counties can now allow patrons ages 18 and older with an active library account to…
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June 10, 2021 0

DNR reminding outdoor enthusiasts to be Bear Aware this Summer

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/3/21) (Minnesota) — As the temperatures increase and wildlife continues to be adventurous, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hikers, campers, and other recreaters to be aware of bears when heading outdoors.  People can peacefully share the outdoors with bears by paying attention to where and when they are most…
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June 3, 2021 0

DNR reminds Mille Lacs walleye anglers of June 1st, summer regulations

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/1/21) (Mille Lacs Lake) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds walleye anglers on Mille Lacs Lake that the catch and release walleye season starts June 1st and to stay up to date on the fishing regulations. The Catch and Release season runs from June 1st to Wednesday, June 30th.…
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June 1, 2021 0

MN DNR Fisheries Chief Talks Maintaining Quality Fish Populations with Increased Pressure

St. Paul, MN — Catching a limit of crappies is much easier today than it was a generation ago, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is taking note. Luxuries such as fish houses have made it easier to go fishing, electronics have made it easier find the fish, and social media is making it…
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May 20, 2021 0

Spring turkey hunting enters final time period

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/18/21) (Minnesota) — Spring turkey hunting in Minnesota enters its final period with more hunters being able to fill those tags. The final hunt period, going from today (May 19th) to May 31st, is open to firearms hunters who have an unused tag from an earlier hunt period are eligible to…
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May 19, 2021 0

DNR reminds campers, off-road riders of persistent fire danger

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/18/21) (Minnesota) — Continued dry conditions across the north-central and northeastern portions of Minnesota present very high fire dangers for the spring outdoor recreational hobbyists. Northern Minnesota counties remain under open burning restrictions. Wildland fire management agencies report nearly 900 wildland fires have burned more than 32,000 acres since the beginning…
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May 18, 2021 0

Take Your Mom Fishing this Weekend, but Not for Walleye

Detroit Lakes, MN — This coming weekend is Mother’s Day weekend and most year’s that means it would also be the walleye opener for the state of Minnesota. This year, that’s not the case and anglers will have to wait another weekend to cast a line for walleye, bass, and northern pike. Detroit Lakes DNR…
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May 4, 2021 0

Bear Hunting Lottery applications due May 7th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/4/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding prospective bear hunters to have their applications in by Friday, May 7th for the lottery areas, which can be submitted online or via telephone at 888-665-4236. There are 13 permit areas and 3,575 licenses for a fee of 5-dollars to…
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May 4, 2021 0