Tag: hunting

Spring Turkey Season Underway in Minnesota

Detroit Lakes, MN — The Spring Turkey Season kicked off this week, but given the sudden return of winter its likely off to a cold start. The turkey hunting season in Minnesota began on Wednesday, April 13th and will continue through May 31st. While turkey populations remain strong across most of the state, bird activity…
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April 15, 2022 0

Following Intensive Hunts, CWD Positive Deer Near Climax Appears So Far to be Isolated Incident

Detroit Lakes, MN — The Minnesota DNR recently held a pair of intensive deer hunt weekends in permit areas 261 and 262 during the month of December in response to the discovery of a deer that had tested positive this fall for Chronic Wasting Disease, or CWD. The intensive hunts, which allowed hunters to harvest…
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January 20, 2022 0

Late Season CWD Hunt Scheduled for 261, 262 Permit Areas

Detroit Lakes, MN — Deer hunters seeking additional opportunities can harvest deer in late season chronic wasting disease management hunts in the southeast, south metropolitan area and along the Minnesota-North Dakota border where CWD was recently discovered in the Climax and Neilsville area. Hunting dates are Friday, Dec. 17, through Sunday, Dec. 19, and Friday,…
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December 1, 2021 0

Firearms Deer Harvest Falls Well Below Expectations

Detroit Lakes, MN — Expectations were high coming into this year’s firearms deer season in the state of Minnesota. Deer population estimates were healthy, conditions were dry, the fields were harvested, and the rut was on. However according to current totals, the Minnesota DNR is going to fall well short of its goal of harvesting…
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November 29, 2021 0

Ness Cafe Part of Hunting Tradition for Hunters in Erskine Area

Erskine, MN — Deer hunting is big business for many small-town communities across the state as hunters leave the comforts of the big city for primitive deer shacks. Gas stations, bars, and cafes are some of those that cash in the most with the influx of those returning back to the Northwoods. Ness Café in…
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November 4, 2021 0

Don’t Wait Until Last Minute to Buy Your Hunting License

Ada, MN — Don’t be that guy or gal who waits until the absolute last minute to get a license for this weekend’s Firearms Deer Season! That’s the message from McCollum’s Hardware in Ada who has been busy all week selling blaze orange clothing, scent blocker, and of course licenses. Owner Rodney McCollum says overall…
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November 4, 2021 0

How to Hunt Public Land & Be Safe and Successful

Detroit Lakes, MN — Wanting to join the hundreds of thousands across the state in the firearms deer season, but don’t have any hunting land? The good news is that you actually DO own hunting land. In fact, you own nearly 10,000 acres in Norman County alone. Public land can be a great option for…
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November 3, 2021 0

Twin Valley Hunter Shoots Enormous 700 Pound Bear North of Ada

Lockhart, MN — A Twin Valley sportsman bagged a bear of lifetime last week right here in Norman County, a bear that could potentially be one of the largest ever shot in the state of Minnesota. Still looking to fill his tag with just over a week left in the bear season, Chris Lee was…
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October 14, 2021 0

Mordern Carnivore Reconnecting Adults with Skills for Hunting, Fishing, and Foraging

Syre, MN — A big focus of conservation groups and state departments of natural resources is getting the next generation of hunters and anglers involved in the sport and interested in wildlife, but another Minnesota based organization is switching the focus to what they say is a missed generation. Modern Carnivore is a platform that…
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August 12, 2021 0

Former Wildlife Management Officer Dave Dickey chats about hunting, CWD, and more

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/11/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Former Wildlife Management Officer Dave Dickey returned for his monthly update to kick-off the new year with discussion on hunting, permits, Chronic Wasting Disease, and more. Dickey mentioned the success of the deer harvest from the end of 2020. As 2021 brings the grey wolf off the…
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January 11, 2021 0