“Sticks” enthusiasts gather for 28th time at Rapids Archery Club’s annual event.
Beginning March 1, fewer keeper walleyes, saugers in spring, winter under Lake of the Woods proposal
Would mean catch-and-release for spring fishing season on Rainy River and changing winter regs to match those of the open-water season, with two less saugers to help protect that population, with the changes effective March 1, 2019.
Four chosen in random drawing – they weren’t named to protect their privacy – and fifth license to be awarded through raffle.
Volunteer trackers reported between 900 and 950 wolf sightings this winter, a slight decline compared to the numbers from the previous year.
(Photo by Bill Diers)While most of the state is embracing the thought of the summer season, it’s pheasant-hunting planning season in far southern Minnesota. Planning is underway for the eighth annual Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Opener, Oct. 12-13 in Luverne, in the southwest corner of the state. It marks the first time Luverne has hosted the event, and according to a…
And the crossover effort continues. RV maker Winnebago Industries, Inc., announced Monday, June 4 that it has acquired recreational boat builder Chris-Craft from Stellican Ltd., which has owned Chris-Craft since 2001. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Last week, snowmobile and all-terrain-vehicle maker Polaris Industries, Inc., based in Medina, Minn., reportedly acquired Boat Holdings, a pontoon boat company out…
In Wyoming, it marked the second time in recent weeks that a female grizzly with cubs was killed in the state.
The Trump Administration’s decision to implement 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum from Canada, the European Union and Mexico will ultimately impact U.S. boats exported to Canada.
Lincoln Erickson, front, and his father, Brian Erickson, in the boat Lincoln won Saturday in the Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest.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 in…
Native American tribes, environmentalists and some lawmakers are pushing for better enforcement of the sulfate rule, while mining companies and other lawmakers argue it should be abandoned.BABBITT, Minn. — An environmental engineer working with University of Minnesota-Duluth researchers is looking for a less expensive solution to protecting wild rice from mining pollution in the state’s Iron Range. Jeff Hanson has…
The 15-pound, 13-ounce fish was caught this morning on the Missouri River in Bismarck.
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.
Here in Minnesota, Saturday, May 12 is big. It’s the iconic state fishing opener. But while the approximately 500,000 anglers that are expected to participate in the opener are on the water, there’s a good chance they’ll see more than fish; migratory birds are a staple of Minnesota lake country, too. Worldwide, they’re also a staple of the second weekend…
And a favorable forecast could make for a comfortable fishing opener after all.
Boaters who have their watercraft inspected for AIS in 2018 will be eligible to win outdoor-related prizes in the Wyoming AIS Boater Appreciation Raffle. The grand prize features two kayaks, and secondary prizes include a guided trout fishing trip.
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.
Because of too much ice, a Lake of the Woods pike tourney is pushed back a week, and because of flood waters, a pro walleye event is moved from Minnesota to a Wisconsin lake.
With the opener looming, DNR reports that a huge walleye was caught while collecting broodstock – and indicates that the walleye population is looking good for the upcoming season.
MCAC has teamed up with the USA High School Clay Target League to offer a new sanctioned varsity sport – clay target shooting – to begin this fall.
Tyler Lubbat of Wheeling and Alec Berens of Channahon honored, with Lubbat the first-ever repeat selection.
In 1978, Minnesota held its first turkey hunt in modern history. During that season, 420 hunters drew permits. Last spring, some 50,000 turkey permits were issued.
With 26 days until the opener, there’s reportedly 25 inches of ice on the host lake. And Green Lake is far from the only Minnesota waterway that’s on pace for record-late ice-out.
When the Minnesota DNR initially released a list of open houses per its deer management plan a week ago, there was a glaring omission. No metro listings. The DNR quickly recategorized that open house list to include a limited metro schedule of three meetings, with more to be added, the agency said. And so it has, with meetings added in…
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