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MN Firearms Deer Season Posts Below Average Harvest Results

Minnesota — The final numbers are in from this year’s Minnesota Firearms Deer Harvest and the results are some of the poorest they’ve been in years, especially in Northwest Minnesota. In fact Firearms Harvests in Deer Permit Areas 258 and 298 are the lowest they have been more than 10 years and Statewide Firearms harvest…
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November 28, 2022 0

Harvested Deer Down for Opening Weekend

Minnesota — Current Deer Harvest data from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows a slow start to the Minnesota Firearms season. As of Monday afternoon, 68,628 deer had been registered so far this year across the state. That includes deer registered during the youth mentored hunt and archery seasons, which is well below average. …
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November 8, 2022 0

Firearms Deer Season Outlook

Detroit Lakes, MN — Temperatures are dropping and most of the crops will be off heading into this weekend’s Minnesota Firearms Deer Season opener. That’s a good sign that the deer will be moving and will increase the chances of success for area hunters. However, that was not the case a couple of weeks ago…
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November 4, 2022 0

Detroit Lakes Area Wildlife Supervisor Previews New Hunting Changes

Detroit Lakes, MN — The new Minnesota DNR Hunting rules and regulations are out and Rob Baden, Detroit Lakes Area Wildlife Supervisor, is encouraging hunters to take note of the new changes ahead of this year’s hunting season, especially for deer hunters.  Some of the changes relate to the discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease in…
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August 24, 2022 0

DNR seeking public input for deer population goals for NE, SW parts of State

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/21/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is again seeking public input on deer population goals starting Monday, February 8th in certain parts of the state. Deer population goals are how much of an increase or decrease is desired in a deer population in a particular deer permit area,…
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January 21, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Offers Free Disposal of Deer Carcasses to Combat CWD

Crow Wing County is accepting deer carcasses free of charge for the second consecutive year at the county landfill on Highway 210 in Brainerd with the goal of minimizing the spread of chronic wasting disease. “Instead of passing the buck to somebody else, the county initiated a process to burn all deer carcasses in our…
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November 21, 2020 0

More Deer, but More Hunters Anticipated this Hunting Season

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/3/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — We are just days away from one of Minnesota’s great traditions. A few hundred thousand hunters will take to the woods, prairies, river lands, and all the state’s great landscapes on Saturday morning in hopes of successfully harvesting a whitetail deer. And this year they may…
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November 3, 2020 0

Crow Wing County Landfill to open for deer carcass disposal only

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/31/20) (Brainerd, MN) — Starting in November, the Crow Wing County Landfill will be open on weekends during the Deer Firearm Season for hunters to properly dispose of deer carcasses only. The weekends in November include 7-8, 14-15, and 21-22 from the hours of 10am-2pm. Crow Wing County is encouraging residents…
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October 31, 2020 0

MN Hunters Invited to be Interactive Through “First Day of Deer Camp” Webinar & Online Surveys

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/30/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — While the Minnesota DNR is unavailable to host in-person events, they are encouraging hunters across the state to go online to ask questions and provide valuable feedback to improve their deer management plan. Now is especially a good time to do that, just ahead of the…
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October 30, 2020 0

Aitkin Police Chief Tim Catlin talks City Deer Hunt, traffic changes, and new officer in monthly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/27/20) (Aitkin, MN) — In his monthly update, Aitkin Police Chief Tim Catlin returned to discuss the City Deer Hunt, changing protocols with the weather, and other recent activity with the Aitkin Police Department. The City Deer Hunt, running through December 31st, has seen up and downs early on. Numerous precautions…
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October 27, 2020 0