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December 5, 2014

Wolf hunt in state's northeast zone closes as season winds down

Total kill so far in 2014 is 177 wolves
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October 30, 2014

Register now for first-ever Minnesota Pheasant Summit

Event will be Dec. 13 in Marshall
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October 16, 2014

Waterfowl hunting "fair" this week; some migrants move into state

Mild weather isn't helping waterfowlers
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October 2, 2014

Lakeville artist wins pheasant stamp contest...again

Stephen Hamrick has won numerous state stamp contests
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September 17, 2014
Lake sturgeon to be reintroduced into Big Stone Lake

Lake sturgeon to be reintroduced into Big Stone Lake

Joint effort by Minnesota and South Dakota begins Thursday
Sports
September 8, 2014

Minnesota pheasant index up slightly, but still way below long-term averages

Hunting likely will be similar to last year
Sports
September 4, 2014
Basswood is latest BWCA lake infested with invasive spiny waterfleas

Basswood is latest BWCA lake infested with invasive spiny waterfleas

Spread of invasive species along Minnesota-Ontario border continues
Sports
September 2, 2014
Minnesota's world record 8-point antlers now on permanent display at DNR

Minnesota's world record 8-point antlers now on permanent display at DNR

Replicas were made last year, but public can see the real deal at DNR headquarters in St. Paul
Sports
August 29, 2014
Minnesota pheasant hunters, harvest plunge; lowest in 27 years

Minnesota pheasant hunters, harvest plunge; lowest in 27 years

Just 62,000 pheasant hunters went afield last fall, and they bagged only 169,000 roosters. That's the fewest hunters and lowest harvest in 27 years. Hunter numbers declined 19 percent and the harvest was down 32 percent from 2012.
Sports
August 26, 2014

South Dakota pheasant index increases 76 percent

Increase bodes well for pheasant hunters
Sports
August 15, 2014
Mille Lacs walleye reproduction is topic for upcoming public meetings

Mille Lacs walleye reproduction is topic for upcoming public meetings

Meetings set for Aug. 21 and Aug. 28
Sports
August 7, 2014

Minnesota's waterfowl season opens Sept. 27; details announced

Regulations will be similar to last year
Sports
July 29, 2014

Wisconsin asks public to help survey deer herd

Survey begins Friday
Sports
July 23, 2014
To boost deer herd, Minnesota hunters will face new rules this fall

To boost deer herd, Minnesota hunters will face new rules this fall

As Minnesota deer hunters expected, the DNR announced Wednesday a conservative deer hunting season for next fall in an attempt to boost the whitetail herd. That means the taking of does will be restricted in large parts of the state.
Sports
July 22, 2014

Iowa officials: Sunfish found in Mississippi River likely a rare one

Longear sunfish hasn't been seen in Iowa in 80 years
Sports
July 4, 2014

Continental duck population up 8 percent, to record high

Population estimated at 49.2 million, 43 percent above long-term average
Sports
July 3, 2014
Ruffed grouse

Minnesota's mallard, teal populations down; ruffed grouse up

Canada goose population stable
Sports
June 27, 2014
Worthington conservation officer was up to his neck in water rescues

Worthington conservation officer was up to his neck in water rescues

He helped save four from torrential floods last week
Sports
June 26, 2014

Blue-green algae, a killer for dogs, showing up in Minnesota

Officials urge pet owners to use caution around lakes
Sports
June 24, 2014
Bowfishermen urged to dispose of rough fish properly

Bowfishermen urged to dispose of rough fish properly

Carp and other fish continue to be found along shorelines and in ditches
Sports
June 13, 2014
Billions of bugs: Spring midge hatch at Lake Mille Lacs is quite a sight (and sound)

Billions of bugs: Spring midge hatch at Lake Mille Lacs is quite a sight (and sound)

Bug hatch is annual phenomenen
Sports
June 10, 2014

Wisconsin's ruffed grouse population declines again

Minnesota spring survey results won't be available until July.
Sports
June 9, 2014

Concerned over dramatic habitat loss, Pheasants Forever to open office in South Dakota

Concern over dramatic drop in pheasant habitat prompts move
Sports
June 3, 2014

Warm water means anglers must switch to summer tactics

Water temps have soared around the state
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May 29, 2014

New deer population goals set for southeast

Citizen advisory group helped develop the goals