BIMIDJI DEER HUNT BEGINS THIS WEEKEND

The City of Bemidji Archery hunt begins this Saturday and runs through December 31st. The Deer Management Committee says the City of Bemidji has great deer habitat and as such, a high deer population. Unfortunately, high deer populations lead to unwanted safety issues within the city limits. The deer can also become a hazard to drivers and spread ticks that carry a variety of diseases such as Lyme’s disease. Hunters were able to apply for the hunt prior to July 24. There was a $10 application fee and all applications were reviewed by the police department. A total of 62 public spots for the three hunt areas were filled by a lottery. If you have any questions, call (218) 759-3562.