Minnesota Hunting

The Minnesota DNR expects 400,000 hunters in the state’s fields and woods for the firearms deer opener Nov. 5.

With many hunting seasons are underway and about 400,000 hunters are set to converge on the state’s fields and woods for the Nov. 5 firearms deer opener.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters there’s no such thing as a successful hunt if it isn’t safe.

Tom Schardin covers sports for Savage and Prior Lake. He is dependable, sarcastic and always joking around. Tom enjoys running and swimming and is often busy coaching his two kids' sports teams.