Glen Schmitt

Bear Hunters Having Success in Minnesota
The bear hunting harvest was expected to be high this year. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says he is hearing that the hunting has been "phenomenal" for bears so far. Bear hunting starting September 1st and will continue through October 18th in Minnesota.
Drought Is Going to Force Duck Hunting Adjustments
The ongoing drought throughout Minnesota and North and South Dakota is forcing duck hunters to adjust their plans for this fall. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says we should expect smaller broods of birds and not as many young ducks due to the dry, drought like conditi…
Bear Hunting On the Rise in Minnesota
Minnesota's bear population has been on the rise over the past few years. The DNR has indicated that the amount of those applicating for bear hunting is up to 24,600 people. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News says we haven't seen that number in more than 2 decades according to the DNR. He sa…
New Regulations Could Lead to Larger Deer Harvest
The Minnesota DNR released their new deer hunting regulations. These regulations for will allow deer hunters to shoot more than one deer in more than half the state. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON this week. He says "for deer hunters to be able to shoot more than one deer i…
Drought Will Affect Duck Hunting
Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says those planning on doing some duck hunting should do some more scouting because there is more shoreline this year due to the drought. Glen says his normal duck hunting location is filled in with cat tails and lily pads and it may be to…
Schmitt; Great Time to Do Some Mississippi River Fishing
The river water levels are at historic lows but despite this fishing the river could be a good idea. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON Thursday. He says because of low water levels the pockets of deep water is likely the location that fish are congregating.
Fishing Popularity Still High in Minnesota [PODCAST]
Last year during the pandemic fishing license sales were at an all time high. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON this week. He says license sales this year were about the same as last year. Glen thinks many people got back into fishing last year and those have stuck with it this yea…

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