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Under legislation that Gov. Scott Walker is expected to sign into law this week, kids of any age will be allowed to hunt deer and carry their own gun when accompanied by an adult.
The harvest surged after a slow start, reaching a mark 10 percent higher than last year's showing.
A party of 10 bagged only 30 roosters on managed farmland in South Dakota
Since 1959, the Minnesota firearms deer season has opened on the Saturday nearest Nov. 6, linking it to the short window of time when bucks make themselves most vulnerable to ambush.
The Department of Natural Resources has officially kicked off the process for finding a location to potentially build a world-class shooting range and clubhouse to be used by state high school trapshooters and to attract other statewide, regional, national or international events.
Hunting over bait was the single most common bust during last year's Minnesota deer season. Nearly 200 citations were issued and another 56 hunters received warnings.
New evidence about chronic wasting disease leads health officials to reconsider their advice
Birds are even scarce in the hotbed of Mobridge, but state still boasts it has more birds than anyplace else.
Game wardens across the state's pheasant range reported strong participation in many areas, but sparse results.
Nicole Davros, a DNR wildlife researcher, is looking for ways to increase pheasant populations. "I know our numbers look down," Davros said. "But I'm optimistic for the next five years."