STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Appeals court denies challenge to wolf hunting, trapping season
The Minnesota Court of Appeals today denied a challenge brought by two conservation groups concerning the hunting and trapping of wolves in the state. The lawsuit argued that the Department of Natural... Posted on 5/28/13 at 11:44 AM
CUTE 'N' COMFY Photo shoot in the park
Wow, it's been a busy few weeks. I've been writing a lot of stories, taking some photographs and interviewing a lot of fun and interesting people, and I can't forget about the ghost hunting.
Yes, g... Posted on 11/1/12 at 4:52 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Higher fees, no early fishing opener in compromise
Minnesotas hunting and fishing license fees would increase and wolves could be hunted and trapped under a compromise that state House and Senate negotiators have worked out.
However, the much-discuss... Posted on 4/27/12 at 11:20 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREAVOICES COMMUNITY Jamestown Sun wants your hunting blog!
The Jamestown Sun does a nice job highlighting Areavoices bloggers in a special way.
Each week they do a page of nothing but Areavoices blogs.
Right now editor Logan Adams is looking for blogs relat... Posted on 11/10/11 at 2:34 PM
THE RACING LIFE The Racing Life on DVD Winners!
Thank you to everyone that sent in their best hunting photo to win a DVD! We narrowed the best down to 2 and they will BOTH get Season 1 of The Racing Life on DVD!
... Posted on 11/9/11 at 8:46 PM
A United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services crew killed 70 cormorants on Lake Vermilion on May 29 as part of an effort to reduce the cormorant population on the lake, said Duane Williams, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources large-lake specialist at Tower. The day before, DNR officials had counted 349 cormorant nests on Potato Island in the eastern basin of the lake. That total was down from 434 nests last year.
Two groups challenging Minnesota rules for a wolf hunting and trapping season were dealt another blow Tuesday when the Minnesota Court of Appeals dismissed a petition aimed at undoing the rules establishing a wolf hunt.
About 46 moose are roaming the woods of Voyageurs National Park near International Falls, according to the park’s recently completed aerial survey. The 2013 population is similar to estimates from 2009-11, park officials said. No survey was conducted in 2012. The calf-to-cow ratio and the percent of calves in the population were relatively high in 2013, also similar to estimates from 2010-11.
May 26 — Wisconsin muskie fishing opener; Minnesota largemouth and smallmouth bass opener south and west of U.S. Highway 53 from Duluth to International Falls and on Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County.
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