DNR adds Aitkin county to deer feed, attractant ban list

Hoping to reduce the spread of chronic wasting disease throughout Minnesota’s wild deer population, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has added Aitkin to its county ban on using deer feed and attractants.

Minnesotans enjoy fishing opener on Saturday

Many Minnesotans were out on lakes and rivers enjoying the fishing opener in the state on Saturday. FOX 9 photojournalist, Eric Gedrose, captured some anglers enjoying the day.

Species added to catch and release MN records

Those participating in the state fishing opener this weekend could make history, as the Minnesota DNR added more than a dozen new species of fish to its catch and release record book this year.