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September 14, 2015
North Dakota pheasants are up 30 percent
Results mirror results in Minnesota, South Dakota.
September 10, 2015
Dayton says they'll be a walleye season this winter on Mille Lacs
Previously, the DNR said it would wait until an annual fall walleye survey was complete on Mille Lacs before determing whether winter walleye fishing could begin Dec. 1.
September 10, 2015
DNR seeks applicants for new Mille Lacs advisory group
Deadline to apply is Sept. 24
September 8, 2015
DNR: Minnesota pheasant index up 33 percent over last year
However, the 2015 pheasant index is 39 percent below the 10-year average and 59 percent below the long-term average. Loss of habitat remains a concern.
September 3, 2015
DNR to consider changes to spring turkey hunting season
Officials say it's time to reconsider current structure
August 31, 2015
Pheasant count up 42 percent in South Dakota
Good news for the thousands of Minnesota pheasant hunters who head west each fall to chase roosters in South Dakota: pheasant numbers there are up.
August 17, 2015
State walk-in hunting program gets federal funding, will expand
A $1.67 million, three-year federal grant that funds the program has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, officials announced Monday.
August 5, 2015
Time to apply for fall youth hunts is now
Waterfowl, deer and upland hunts are available
August 4, 2015
DNR to allow bass sorting on Mille Lacs to boost tourneys
The Department of Natural Resources announced a change in fishing regulations for Mille Lacs Lake that officials say will help attract more national bass tournaments to the area.
July 21, 2015
Mille Lacs walleye harvest could hit quota by end of month
Despite this year's low walleye population, DNR fishery surveys have shown this year that there may be good news on the horizon.
July 20, 2015
Invasive spiny waterfleas found on Lake Vermilion
Not good news for Lake Vermilion: state officials have confirmed the popular northern Minnesota lake is infested with spiny waterfleas.
July 2, 2015
Duck bonanza? Federal estimates are at all-time high
Spring continental survey shows 49.5 million ducks
June 29, 2015
Ruffed grouse drumming counts unchanged from last year
The annual spring drumming survey showed no statistical change in all regions of the state, the DNR said Monday.
June 29, 2015
Encouraging news for North Dakota pheasants
Minnesota's pheasant hunters won't get a hint of next fall's pheasant population until after the DNR's August roadside counts, but there's encouraging news in North Dakota.
June 13, 2015
Numerous laws approved by Legislature will affect outdoor enthusiasts
Hunters, anglers, boaters, trappers and more will be affected
June 9, 2015
Back-to-back record fish for Minneapolis angler
Last year, Chad Wentzel landed a state record golden redhorse. A year later to the day, on the bank of the Root River in Fillmore County, he broke his own record.
May 26, 2015
Missouri angler: 'I then bear-hugged the fish'
A 65-pound striped bass is a state record and an even better story.
May 7, 2015
Bear guide convicted of poaching faces $4,000 in fines
Minnesota bear guide pleaded guilty in Cook and Faribault county district courts to illegally hunting bear, deer and other animals.
April 28, 2015
Still no avian flu found in Minnesota wild birds
Test results are still coming back on hunter-harvested wild turkeys
April 17, 2015
Hunters being asked to submit wild turkeys for avian flu testing
Successful hunters in five affected counties asked to bring birds to DNR offices
April 7, 2015
Big tullibee puts 11-year-old angler in record book
Nearly 6-pound fish sets new state record
April 2, 2015
Ruffed Grouse Society supports Minnesota trapping bill to reduce dog deaths
National conservation group weighs in on controversial Minnesota legislation
March 12, 2015
Minnesota's elk herd up slightly from last year
Aerial survey counted 131 animals
February 24, 2015
Nobles County PF chapter honored for habitat efforts
Pheasant Fest draws nearly 23,000 to Des Moines
December 16, 2014
Craig Engwall named to head Minnesota Deer Hunters Association
He's a deer hunter, attorney and DNR employee.
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