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A trio of whitetail deer forage for food in a field near Wolf Lake earlier this autumn.

Firearms deer season starts Nov. 7

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Hunters will have to get used to taking less deer in the area with the start of the firearm season on Saturday (Nov. 7.)

It's a weeklong dash that ends Nov. 15.


Department of Natural Resources officials changed the deer area designations on several zones in the Detroit Lakes area.

"It's all about deer population," said DNR wildlife manager Earl Johnson.

Johnson said that the deer zones receive their designation after the public has a chance to offer input.

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