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Sportsmen Since 1967

May 16, 2003

St. Paul Whether they want to visit a fur trade encampment, ride in a 10-person canoe, get an up-close view of birds of prey, or eat a buffalo burger, visitors are bound to find something of interest during the annual Minnesota State Park Open House on S

Some park locations will offer special events during the open house, says Bill Morrissey, director of the DNR Division of Parks. A schedule of events is posted on the DNR web site at www.dnr.state.mn.us. Although no vehicle permit is required to enter state parks during the open house, tour fees will be charged at some […]

St. Paul Whether they want to visit a fur trade encampment, ride in a 10-person canoe, get an up-close view of birds of prey, or eat a buffalo burger, visitors are bound to find something of interest during the annual Minnesota State Park Open House on S Read More »

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FARIBAULT AREA The walleye bite has been tough. Cannon Lake is giving up a few fish in six feet of water or less on minnows during the day. At night, crankbaits have produced the majority of fish. On French Lake, you’ll find a few walleyes in 20 to 24 feet of water. Crappie action has

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Bass under duress

Just so you know, I am writing this column under duress. This is the big bass opener issue of Outdoor News, but I had written a nifty column on walleye fishing instead. Rob Drieslein, (the guy in charge of putting this paper together and keeping Joe, Curt, Shawn, Steve, and me on the right track)

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St. Paul The Nongame Wildlife Program of the Minnesota DNR is seeking volunteers to participate in a second loon survey on a subset of lakes in northeastern Minnesota’s Itasca, Cook, and Lake counties, July 15-24.

Because of many reports in this area of the state about chicks hatching after the original survey period during the first part of July, there’s a possibility that loon productivity is higher than estimated from past surveys. If you’re interested in participating in loon surveys, please contact Sue Backe, of DNR Nongame in Grand Rapids

St. Paul The Nongame Wildlife Program of the Minnesota DNR is seeking volunteers to participate in a second loon survey on a subset of lakes in northeastern Minnesota’s Itasca, Cook, and Lake counties, July 15-24. Read More »

Duluth, Minn. The Minnesota DNR recently has drafted individual fisheries lake management plans for 16 lakes in the Duluth area. Lake management plans are used by fisheries managers to describe the past and present conditions of the lake, as well as futu

The specific lake plans available for review at this time are Anne, Big Bear, Boulder, Dinham, Flowage, Fond du Lac, Little Hanging Horn, Little Stone, Long, Mirror, St. Louis Bay, Smith, Tamarack, Thomson, Whiteface, and Wolf. Copies of the draft plans are available for review at the Duluth Fisheries office (5351 North Shore Drive), or

Duluth, Minn. The Minnesota DNR recently has drafted individual fisheries lake management plans for 16 lakes in the Duluth area. Lake management plans are used by fisheries managers to describe the past and present conditions of the lake, as well as futu Read More »

Aitkin, Minn. Effective immediately, the area locally know as the Reddy Creek beach, on the northeast shore of Mille Lacs Lake, will be actively managed as an Aquatic Management Area (AMA).

Camping will not be allowed within the boundaries of Reddy Creek. Traditional day use of this area will continue to provide recreational opportunities for swimming, picnicking and hiking. Camping alternatives are located at nearby state parks and private campgrounds. The Reddy Creek AMA is located on the northeast side of Mille Lacs Lake, approximately 3.5

Aitkin, Minn. Effective immediately, the area locally know as the Reddy Creek beach, on the northeast shore of Mille Lacs Lake, will be actively managed as an Aquatic Management Area (AMA). Read More »

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