Wolf numbers total about 3,800 in the western Great Lakes states of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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.
Thanks to social media, #MPRraccoon captivated the planet for one night, before eventually retiring to the Minnesota River bottoms countryside.
With wolves dying out, federal officials announce plan to relocate 20-30 from the mainland to the Lake Superior archipelago over the next several years, starting as early as this fall.
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Revered in Iowa, the All-American bullhead provides fast summer fishing action and tasty fish-fry fodder in Farm Country USA.
Of the top 10 states in sales of new powerboats, engines, trailers and accessories in 2017, four are from Great Lakes region – Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Wisconsin.
A lot of bass anglers avoid spinning tackle because they think that they lose the power and control of a baitcasting outfit. Not entirely true in all situations.
More than a third of those refuges are on lands in the Great Lakes region.
The three states are in the early stages of planning to test samples from grouse this fall, but at this point there is no evidence that the virus is having a population-level impact in the Great Lakes region.
The 73-inch lake sturgeon pulled from the Rainy River bests the previous record by 3 inches.
Hike or paddle the trails and waterways of the North Country these days, and you’ll witness borderline mind-boggling nest-building and rearing of young critters.
The carp were captured in Anderson Bay on the St. Croix River. One was a 46-inch, 39-pound mature male, and the second was a 43-inch, 46-pound mature female.
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.
Supporters argued that standard is outdated and would cost mining companies hundreds of millions of dollar. Opponents argued those standards protect a food that's integral to Ojibwe culture.
To put more fish in the boat this spring, use electronics and switch tactics until you identify a hot technique
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