Tag: Deer Hunting

Polk County Sheriff Preaching Safety Ahead of Firearms Deer Season

Fosston, MN — Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman preached safety to fellow hunters while on the KKCQ Food for Thought Program this week. Proper handling of firearms can never be stressed enough. Tadman reminds hunters to treat every gun as if it’s loaded, know your target and what’s beyond, and don’t put your finger on…
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November 4, 2022 0

Make a plan for deer season

Firearms deer season is around the corner! We’re reminding all deer hunters to plan ahead for a safe and enjoyable hunt. The DNR’s online make a plan tool provides a comprehensive step-by-step list of information hunters need to consider before heading to deer camp. The tool covers topics including hunting regulations, deer processing, chronic wasting disease sampling,…
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October 28, 2022 0

Make a plan for deer hunting season

As deer hunters enjoy current hunting seasons and 400,000 hunters prepare for the opening of firearms deer season on Saturday, Nov. 5, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds them to plan ahead for a safe and enjoyable hunt. The DNR’s online make a plan tool (mndnr.gov/DeerHunt) provides a comprehensive step-by-step list of information hunters need to…
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October 24, 2022 0

Hunting safety reminders

It won’t be long until deer hunters will be out in the fields.  Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halverson says before you go looking for that big buck, you should make sure it’s all right to hunt in a particular area. Halverson says you should prepare properly in case you get lost.  And that starts with…
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October 18, 2022 0

DNR encourages deer hunters to make a plan for archery season

Minnesota’s archery deer season opens Saturday, Sept. 17, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is encouraging hunters to make a plan for the season by considering safety, hunting regulations, chronic wasting disease and steps they need to take to process their deer. “The start of fall is an exciting time for hunters who are…
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September 12, 2022 0

Deer lottery application deadline Sept. 8

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds firearm and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer in a deer permit area designated as antlerless permit lottery this hunting season to purchase their license by Thursday, Sept. 8. Hunters who purchase their license on or before this date are automatically entered into the lottery for…
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August 23, 2022 0

Minnesota deer hunting seasons

You can now buy a deer hunting license in Minnesota for this fall’s hunting season. Minnesota DNR big game program leader Barbara Keller tells us where to get up to date information on deer hunting in Minnesota. Keller reminds hunters that the firearms deer season that begins November 5 isn’t the only deer hunting season…
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August 3, 2022 0

Hunting regulations, deer hunting licenses now available

Release from Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: Deer hunting licenses can be purchased starting today and the 2022 Minnesota hunting regulations are now available on the DNR website (mndnr.gov/Hunting). Print copies of the regulations will be available in early August wherever licenses are sold. When deer hunters venture out into fields and forests this fall, they will…
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August 3, 2022 0

Minnesota Deer Hunting-CWD

ST PAUL, MN—The Minnesota DNR says there will be two additional zones where chronic wasting disease, or CWD, has been found in the state. DNR wildlife health specialist Erik Hildebrand says both are in northern Minnesota. Deer hunters in Minnesota will need to remember to turn in a CWD sample of any deer they catch…
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August 2, 2022 0

Take Kids Deer Hunting this Fall with Special Hunts

Here’s a way to introduce youth to deer hunting — special youth deer hunts. These hunts take place in several state parks, and in the Rydell National Wildlife Refuge, on various dates in the fall. Adults must accompany youth during these hunts. Apply for special youth deer hunt permits through Friday, Aug. 19, and keep…
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July 18, 2022 0