Friday, March 31st, 2023
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April 29, 2009

Fishing: A popular pastime that’s a backyard boon for Minnesota

Just how big is fishing in Minnesota? Big enough that it contributes $4.7 billion to the state’s economy every year and attracts 1.4 million licensed anglers to Minnesota’s 11,842 lakes. Let’s fillet those numbers into more digestible morsels: If every licensed angler ventured out at the same time, each of Minnesota’s 11,842 lakes would have …

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Agriculture commissioner wants CRP open for N.D. ranchers

Bismarck, N.D. (AP) _ North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner says federal conservation grassland in North Dakota should be open to grazing to help ranchers in flood-stricken areas find pasture for their cattle. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says he’s asked the state’s congressional delegation and the Agriculture Department to expand grazing on Conservation Reserve Program land this

Iowa fish kill undetermined

Des Moines, Iowa (AP) – State officials say an investigation hasn’t turned up a cause for a fish kill at a state park in Hardin County in north central Iowa. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says thousands of dead fish were reported at Pine Lakes on Sunday. Most of the fish were bluegill and

No change in Mille Lacs regulations

Anglers who fish Lake Mille Lacs will see the same regulations as last fishing season. Anglers are required to release immediately all walleye 18-to 28-inches in length. The possession limit is four, with only one longer than 28 inches allowed. Similarly, anglers will be required to immediately release all northern pike 24-to 36-inches in length.

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