DNR Releases Proposal For Wolf Harvest Season This Fall

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is proposing an inaugural gray wolf hunting and trapping season this fall that calls for a conservative harvest quota of 400 animals. Wolf research indicates Minnesota’s wolf population could sustain a higher quota, but DNR officials say they are taking a measured approach to the state’s first season.…
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Spring Turkey Season Set, Online Apps Available

The state Game and Fish Department is offering 5,795 wild turkey licenses for the spring hunting season, a decrease of 925 from last year. The decrease is a result of additional winter mortality the last three years and poor production during spring 2011.   Ten of the 22 hunting units have fewer spring licenses than…
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Still Room For Winter Outdoors Woman Workshops

BOW Program Offers Darkhouse Spearfishing, Ice Fishing Class The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program has scheduled a one-day darkhouse spearfishing and ice fishing class Feb. 11 at Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge in Ward County. Women interested in attending the class are encouraged to register online at the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov.…
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It’s A Record

The annual mid-winter bald eagle survey conducted Jan. 13 along the Missouri River stretching from Bismarck to the Garrison Dam showed a record number of bald eagles, according to Patrick T. Isakson, conservation biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. A total of 108 bald eagles were counted, breaking the previous best of…
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Boating Class? In January? Yep….

Now is a good time for parents with children who want to operate a boat or jet ski this summer to have them take the state’s boating basics course. State law requires youngsters ages 12-15 to pass the course before they operate a boat or personal watercraft with at least a 10 horsepower motor. In addition,…
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