A look at the fishing and hunting report from across Minnesota for the week of March 22, 2023.
March 22, 2023
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At the State of the Band address on March 10, Red Lake Nation Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. shared that the band will look to contact the U.S. secretary of the Interior Department to discuss restoring the reservation boundaries to fully include Upper Red Lake.
A regional state DNR official said the topic had not arisen in recent consultations with Red Lake Nation.
“In recent years, the state has become increasingly concerned about the explosion in the abundance of invasive fish species in the Chesapeake Bay, including blue catfish, flathead catfish, and snakehead,” Moore said in a statement March 16.
A look at outdoor news items from beyond Minnesota, published in the March 24 edition of Minnesota Outdoor News.
A New York State plan to restrict the use of a state-owned boat launch on a small lake in Essex County so trailered boats are no longer allowed has drawn the ire of local officials and residents alike who question whether the change will create public safety issues.
The Adirondack Park Agency has directed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to block access for trailered craft at the state launch on Eagle Lake because the launch is considered a “non-conforming” structure in Hammond Pond Wild Forest that surrounds part of the lake.