More than a third of those refuges are on lands in the Great Lakes region.
An 8-year-old boy is the winner of a new fully-loaded boat with motor and trailer, the grand prize in the 50th Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest. Lincoln Erickson of Rogers won with a .93-pound crappy Saturday, May 19 on Lake Minnetonka…
Avid angler Dustin Stone caught a new state-record silver redhorse in the certified weight category of the Minnesota DNR's record fish program. Stone caught the 10-pound, 6-ounce silver redhorse while fishing for lake sturgeon on the Rainy River in Koochiching…
The 73-inch lake sturgeon pulled from the Rainy River bests the previous record by 3 inches.
LAKE MILLE LACS East - Larger walleyes have been pretty active in less than 15 feet, hitting jigs tipped with minnows or plastics. The north end is giving up better numbers of 15- to 20-inch fish. A…
Albert Lea's Fountain Lake – and its nice eater-size walleyes – on the menu for '19 Governor's Fishing Opener
It's a solid walleye fishery, with nearly all of the walleyes netted in the most recent DNR survey there between 12 and 19 inches, and the average just under 16 inches.
The Willmar Lakes Area hosted Gov. Mark Dayton, other state officials, and media for a highly successful Minnesota fishing opener last weekend. Outdoor News Radio checked in with anglers around the state for live fishing reports.
And a favorable forecast could make for a comfortable fishing opener after all.
This year’s 10 egg-take operations still met their goal of collecting 4,100 quarts of eggs. With each quart containing an estimated 120,000 eggs, that’s about 492 million walleye eggs and is comparable to the average taken in past years.
In honor of the Minnesota Fishing Opener on Saturday May 12th, we are giving early access to our Fishing Report for everyone, not just our subscribers.
Oh, and Willmar area resident/angler Kelly Morrell will guide the governor on the opener.
MDH and MPCA officials say the most likely source of the elevated levels of PFOS in Lake Elmo is surface and groundwater contaminated by the former 3M disposal site in Oakdale. PFOS levels in Lake Harriet have been declining since the source of the PFOS – the nearby Douglas Corporation plating facility – was addressed starting in 2010.
Team efforts involve mulling reg changes with Minnesota on a stretch of the Mississippi and working with Michigan to help walleyes rebound at Lac Vieux Desert.
Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS The shorelines have started to bust loose, and the ice in most bays looked rotten and has started to break away as well. There’s still a lot of main-lake ice so it…
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