Southern Minnesota minnow trappers face variety of challenges

Stopping into a bait shop for a scoop of crappie minnows, shiners or fathead minnows is a Minnesota tradition. But supplying those bait shops has become increasingly more difficult as invasive species infest more lakes and minnow waters have disappeared or been transformed into rearing ponds.

Whitefish-tullibee sport-netting to open on northern lakes

Recreational netting for whitefish-tullibee opens on Friday, Oct. 13, on designated lakes that are less susceptible to sudden changes that impact water temperature, according to the Minnesota DNR. A $10 license is needed to sport gillnet tullibee or whitefish. The…

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