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[03/20/17] Any interest in fishing with two lines during open water season here in Minnesota? A Bill introduced in the Minnesota Senate S.F. No. 2010 is trying to do just that. For a $5 endorsement you will be able to fish a second line on 3/1/2018 if it passes. The best part of this is that 50% of proceeds must be spent on walleye stocking. Contact your Legislators and let them know that you are in favor of this bill.
[02/02/17] The newest member of the Dietz Outdoors family comes home on Saturday. Needless to say I am really excited.
[11/29/16] If any of you are planning to go to the St. Paul Ice Show, I will be at the Frabill booth on both Saturday and Sunday. Stop by and say hi!
news.dnr.state.mn.us The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has created an improved search tool that makes it easier for people to find places to hunt or enjoy the outdoors at wildlife management areas (WMA).
Here is an interesting website for all you Minnesota outdoor enthusiasts. Let's keep on them about the accountability on this. Remember the DNR saying all of the right things about Moist Soil Management?
webapps8.dnr.state.mn.us The Performance and Accountability Report complements DNR's 10-Year Strategic Plan. The report tracks our progress toward achieving conservation results. It contains 88 performance measures and targets to describe natural resource conditions, DNR management activities, and the results we strive to a...
news.dnr.state.mn.us Hunters are reminded to register deer before processing, before antlers are removed and within 48 hours after taking the animal, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
[10/25/16] It has been a long and crazy fall. I will be posting more in the next few weeks. Wishing you all a wonderful and safe hunting season.
news.dnr.state.mn.us Duck hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 24.
fws.gov We are celebrating the Centennial of the first Migratory Bird Treaty in 2016.
Here is a great offer for any kids who have a passion for the outdoors!
news.dnr.state.mn.us Youth ages 11-17 who successfully complete their firearms safety certification will receive a complimentary three-month subscription to Minnesota Outdoor News under a partnership between the weekly newspaper and the Department of Natural Resources.
Here are a few tips to help the survival rate of those fish that you Catch & Release.
news.dnr.state.mn.us “Fish can be injured by hooks, stress and being pulled from deep water,” said Brad Parsons, central region fisheries manager with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “As we head into the fishing season we remind anglers to keep the fish’s survival in mind when planning to catch and releas...
You can't make this stuff up...First a ban on live bait...Then no ban...But they "may" have to close the season down early. I think that they should get everyone together at a "Mille Lacs Walleye Summit" and work on a solid solution that we all can live with that will improve the fishery.
twincities.com Mille Lacs walleye fishing has a “fairly high probability” of mid-summer closure now that live bait will be allowed, a state researcher flatly told resort owners this week. Those resort…
Here is a update on the regulations on Mille Lacs.
news.dnr.state.mn.us “This year’s Mille Lacs regulation will not include a live bait restriction due to feedback from anglers and stakeholders,” said Don Pereira, fisheries section chief for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “The DNR is hearing that anglers are accepting of the catch-and-release aspect of t…
Here is an interesting site. It lists the Threatened and Endangered plants and animals in the state of Minnesota.
ecos.fws.gov The U.S. FWS's Threatened & Endangered Species System track information about listed species in the United States
It would be an good partnership.
news.dnr.state.mn.us Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and officials with the nonprofit Minnesota Fishing Museum, Hall of Fame and Education Center are exploring a possible move to bring the museum to the shores of Mille Lacs Lake near a proposed new DNR fisheries facility.
Have you ever wondered what the Minnesota DNR does with the Legacy Amendment money? Here is a link to more information.
dnr.state.mn.us In 2008, Minnesota voters took a bold and historic action by imposing a three-eighths of one percent tax on themselves for 25 years, until 2034, in the name of cleaner water, healthier habitat, better parks and trails and sustaining our arts and cultural heritage. Today, five years later, that tax h…
The Wood Ducks are showing up in the frozen tundra, but it's not too late to get your Wood Duck houses out. Don't have the time to build your own? Problem Solved! The MWA has a 100 for sale! Support a great organization and improve Wood Duck nesting success at the same time! It's a win win for everyone!
We have a special spring sale on 100 pre-built wood duck houses available here at the State Office in Hopkins. We are selling them on a first-come first-serve basis for the price of our unbuilt kits, $34.95 plus tax, saving you $5 per house you purchase (usually $39.95 pre-built). This deal is limited to the first 100 houses sold so give us a call and come get yours today! (Houses must be picked up from the office as we cannot ship pre-built houses)
JUST RELEASED....2016 Mille Lacs Info
news.dnr.state.mn.us Regulations designed to protect the fish needed to rebuild Mille Lacs Lake’s walleye population will require that walleye anglers use only artificial bait and immediately release all walleye when Minnesota’s 2016 fishing season opens Saturday, May 14.
news.dnr.state.mn.us Minnesota shooting clubs will have another shot at developing or rehabilitating trap-shooting facilities as well as other ranges open to the public through a grants program from the Department of Natural Resources.
news.dnr.state.mn.us The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced that Jim Leach, a veteran natural resources manager with deep ties to the state’s conservation community, will be the next director of the agency’s Fish and Wildlife Division.
How are the pheasants doing in the land of 10,000 lakes and what does the DNR plan to do about it?
dnr.state.mn.us Immediate and achievable steps that will make the greatest difference in improving pheasant habitat and hunting opportunities, including an annual report card to measure and track progress over tine.
Want to know what is going on with the DNR when it concerns Mille lacs? Check out the link below to stay in the loop.
dnr.state.mn.us Improving Mille Lacs Lake's walleye fishery as expediently as possible with as little negative impact to the local community as possible is the state's primary goal.
If anyone is in the Caledonia area next Monday night. This looks interesting.
news.dnr.state.mn.us Landowners and anyone interested in bobwhite quail can discuss how to create habitat for these rare native Minnesota game birds at a meeting 6 p.m. Monday, March 21, at the Good Times Restaurant, 118 Bissen St. in Caledonia, hosted by Quail Forever and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Here is some information on the National Wildlife Refuge System. There is a wealth of information to be had on this site.
fws.gov Web site of the National Wildlife Refuge System, a program within the Fish & Wildlife Service. Our mission is, working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
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Here is some information that all outdoor people in Minnesota should be aware of.
moha-mn.org The Sportsmen's Caucus is a bipartisan group of MN legislators who are interested supporting hunting and fishing traditions in MN.
The U.S. Fish & Wild Life Service Restoration Program
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program (WSFR) works with states, insular areas and the District of Columbia to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, their habitats, and the hunting, sport fishing and recreational boating opportunities they provide.
Here is this year's press release. There is a link that indicates what each state is getting this year.
fws.gov USFWS News Releases. Agency manages National wildlife refuges, protects endangered species, manages migratory birds, restores nationally significant fisheries and enforces federal wildlife laws.
[03/08/16] The Wright-Sherburne MWA Chapter is holding it's annual Banquet this Saturday, March 12 from 4:30pm to 9:30pm at Jack & Jim's Supper Club in Duelm, MN.
The MN DNR is holding a Public forum on March 10th to discuss a possible requirement of non-toxic shot only in Wildlife Management Areas in Minnesota's Farmland Zone.
news.dnr.state.mn.us People interested in learning more about a possible requirement that only non-toxic shot be used on wildlife management areas in Minnesota’s farmland zone can attend a public forum from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources headquarters cafeteria, 500…
Surplus Spring Turkey Licenses go on sale today!
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