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May 28, 2004

Buffalo, Minn. The Buffalo Days “Fishing Klinic for Kids” takes place June 12, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lower Sturge’s Park, on the east side of Buffalo Lake.

Several sponsors have combined to bring youths caps, shirts, baits, fishing products, and other prizes. Special events will include a live fish tank presented by John Hiebert, of the DNR; a demonstration by the Raptor Center; a Casting for Kids event conducted by the bass club, Happy Hookers; and fly-fishing expert Bob “Sandy” Sanderson. These …

Buffalo, Minn. The Buffalo Days “Fishing Klinic for Kids” takes place June 12, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lower Sturge’s Park, on the east side of Buffalo Lake. Read More »

Evidence of paddlefish reclaiming Minn. River

Field Editor Granite Falls, Minn. Minnesota DNR fisheries staff recently captured and released a paddlefish in the Minnesota River near Granite Falls, the first found in that area in about 50 years. The 4-foot long fish was estimated to be 4 years old. “We were a little surprised to catch it,” says DNR fisheries technician

Minneapolis men caught with 117 walleye

Home search finds 305 sunfish Lino Lakes, Minn. An officer who smelled something fishy during a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of 117 walleyes in a car trunk, authorities said last Friday. “The vehicle had been stopped for speeding when the officer noticed the strong odor of fish,” said Anoka Conservation Officer Travis


LAKE OSAKIS A few walleyes can be had during the evening hours in less than 10 feet of water. The main lake bars and points are your best options, with leeches or minnows under slip bobbers working best. Northern pike are active along the weed edges. Look to the north end creeks for a few

Brainerd, Minn. The Minnesota DNR Brainerd Area Fisheries office has announced its schedule for conducting lake and stream surveys and fish population assessment for the summer of 2004. The area Fisheries crew will conduct these nettings and electrofishi

Lakes and streams scheduled for the survey include: Lower Mission Lake, Upper Mission Lake, Round Lake, Upper South, Long Lake, Lower South, Long Lake, Gull Lake, Rogers Lake, Gilbert Lake, Island Lake, Sandbar Lake, Rice Lake, Blackhoof Lake, Clear Lake, Kimball Lake, Sylvan Lake, Crow Wing Lake, the Mississippi River, Daggett Brook, and Stoney Brook.

Coon Rapids, Minn. All other types of game fish will take a backseat on June 19 when the annual Mississippi River Carp Festival comes to Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park in Coon Rapids.

Bait will range from Jell-O-soaked dough balls to raw chicken necks and other secret concoctions. The event features a fishing contest along with other activities. Advance tickets cost for adults is $15; for kids, it’s $5. On the day of the event, adult tickets are $20. The tickets include T-shirts for adults and “goody” bags

Twin Cities Metro

NORTHEAST METRO Anglers fishing from shore on Powers Lake are finding quite a few walleyes during the evening hours. St. Germains Bay on White Bear Lake is a safe bet for crappies throughout the day. Beaver Lake and Silver Lake are worth noting for panfish as well. The deeper weeds of Lake Elmo have started

Mapleton, Minn. The Lura Lake Association’s annual Lake Fair event drew hundreds of kids for several days of fishing and learning last week. Bob Brush, the 2004 Outdoor News Man of the Year, and large contingent of other area volunteers hosted the annual

“It was a big success,” brush said. “At one point we had 147 kids fishing at once.” Other attendees included the DNR MinnAqua program, the Raptor Center, and guest speaker retired Rep. Henry Kalis. Kids also toured the Outdoor Heritage Education Center’s Touch of the Wild and Fun-of-a-Gun interactive displays. Live music, a free lunch

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