Minnesota DNR encouraging deer hunters to make a plan for a successful hunt this year

With just over a week to go before the start of the firearms deer hunting season, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is encouraging hunters to make a plan for a successful deer hunt.

Regional wildlife manager David Trauba says this year’s drought may have brought some changes to wetlands and sloughs. Scouting your hunting site ahead of time will be key to finding deer….

The DNR has a variety of information for novice and experienced hunters. The DNR website has a Learn to Hunt video series. It also has interactive deer permit area maps. Mobile-friendly web pages and maps can also help you navigate to a successful season. More information is available at mn-dnr-dot-gov-slash-deer hunt.  mndnr.gov/deerhunt

500 thousand people take part in the Minnesota tradition, which opens on November 6th.