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May 3, 2002

Joint legislative hearing looks at Sternberg report

Associate Editor St. Paul Former DNR Fisheries biologist and angling author Dick Sternberg warned legislators Tuesday of a potential crash in the Lake Mille Lacs walleye population should the DNR continue with regulations implemented under treaty management just a few years ago. Sternberg testified before two House committees along with a viewing audience of more …

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A mild winter for wildlife

Low water foils North Shore steelhead anglers By Shawn Perich Field Editor Grand Rapids, Minn. Northern Minnesota experienced the second mildest winter in 10 years, which bodes well for the deer herd and should mean abundant antlerless deer permits for hunters next fall. “This year, across the northern forest we should see record or near

Pierre, S.D. South Dakota’s nonresident waterfowl licenses, along with a new nonresident waterfowl unit covering nine counties in northeast South Dakota have been set for 2002.

A new unit “Y” will offer 500, three-day nonresident waterfowl licenses valid throughout the counties of Brown, Marshall, Roberts, Day, Grant, Clark, Codington, Deuel, and Hamlin. A number of other licenses are available for nonresidents. Nonresidents may purchase no more than one waterfowl license prior to Nov. 1, but may purchase a second license during

Brainerd, Minn. Minnesota anglers are reminded that there will be a new fishing regulation in effect for Big Rabbit Lake and East Big Rabbit Lake near Cuyuna beginning on the fishing opener, May 11, for northern pike.

The experimental regulation will require that all pike 24 inches and larger be immediately returned to the water. The regulation is intended to reduce the harvest of medium-sized and larger pike, increase the size structure of pike, and promote the recovery of perch, walleye, and largemouth bass. The reg will be in effect eight years,

Task force will tackle off-road issues

St. Paul All interests will be represented on a broad-based task force to address off-highway vehicle (OHV) issues, says DNR Deputy Commissioner Steve Morse. The framework for a task force, overseen by the DNR, emerged from a legislative conference committee last week. This legislation and a separate bill that bans cross-country travel on state forests

By Tori J. McCormick

Denny Palmer knows South Dakota’s Lake Oahe, the jumbo-sized Missouri River reservoir, as well as any angler who has wet a line in the system. Over the years, Palmer, who makes his living as a fishing guide and motel owner, has been one of the river’s most vocal advocates, whether it’s fighting for a protective

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