I'll have to admit that I'm not a big fan of New Years resolutions, mostly because I have trouble keeping them. I am a fan of deciding to try new things and learning new skills. If you're a hunter who agrees, the Minnesota DNR may have just the opportunity for you.
I know a lot of deer and pheasant hunters, but I don't think I know anyone who hunts turkeys. Perhaps it's because they've never had the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to be good at it. The Minnesota DNR would like to change that.
After a contest recently sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Richfield artist Timothy Turenne was announced as the winner of the 2017 turkey stamp contest. The painting was selected by judges from among six submissions for the annual contest.
I know quite a few turkey hunters, some travel to the Dakotas, but some hunt locally and they will be happy to hear you won't need to fill out an application for this year's fall turkey hunt. Instead, you can purchase it over the counter. Here's the DNR details.