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Monday, June 24th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

April 27, 2001

Brainerd, Minn. The Minnesota DNR has determined many people are illegally stocking fish into fishing lakes and ponds without a permit.

Tim Brastrup, DNR area fisheries supervisor in Brainerd, said these people could be doing irreparable harm to water bodies. The fish species stocked may be incompatible with the fish community of the receiving water, he said. Worse yet, very small or the young of harmful exotic species could be introduced into the receiving water, creating

Brainerd, Minn. The Minnesota DNR has determined many people are illegally stocking fish into fishing lakes and ponds without a permit. Read More »

Namekagon River: From Hayward to the St. Croix, the Namekagon is a great float-fishing river, unspoiled and canoeable from start to finish. Gravel riffles, boulders and deep holes hold smallies, along with walleyes, muskies, catfish and the occasional st

Chippewa River: From Glidden down to the Holcombe Flowage, the Chip is canoe water, with lots of logs, rocks and cut banks that hold bass, walleyes and muskies. Below Holcombe, it is big enough for motorboats all the way to the Mississippi. In its upper reaches, the Chip flows for miles through the Chequamegon National

Namekagon River: From Hayward to the St. Croix, the Namekagon is a great float-fishing river, unspoiled and canoeable from start to finish. Gravel riffles, boulders and deep holes hold smallies, along with walleyes, muskies, catfish and the occasional st Read More »

By Dan Small

Contributing Editor If it weren’t for the muskie, a good case could be made for the smallmouth bass as the state fish. Smallies are native to more waters than muskies. Pound-for-pound, they fight as hard. And, unlike the toothy king of the Esox clan, smallmouths will hit just about anything just about any time, which

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St. Paul According to Minnesota DNR officials, springtime is a popular time for people who bypass landfills and dump their garbage at public accesses. People charged with dumping may be assessed a civil penalty with the fine determined by the number of b

Sam Johnson, of DNR Trails and Waterways in Grand Rapids, has found refrigerators, stoves, building materials and other garbage in remote areas.

St. Paul According to Minnesota DNR officials, springtime is a popular time for people who bypass landfills and dump their garbage at public accesses. People charged with dumping may be assessed a civil penalty with the fine determined by the number of b Read More »

Grand Rapids, Minn. All-terrain vehicle riders are reminded to stay off snowmobile trails this spring.

While these grant-in-aid trails closed to snowmobiles April 1, they’re always off-limits to ATVs. Much of the snowmobile trails is on private land, only open to snowmobiles during winter months. ATV riders can contact their local DNR Trails and Waterways office to find out about designated ATV trails in their area. Information also is available

Grand Rapids, Minn. All-terrain vehicle riders are reminded to stay off snowmobile trails this spring. Read More »

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