Many anglers in March and April attempt to use up any fish that remain in their freezers from their wintertime adventures. The below chowder recipe has been my go-to springtime meal. I can use up plenty of frozen fillets and incorporate some other amazing ingredients.
March 29, 2023
As an outdoor enthusiast and conservationist, I have always appreciated what the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has brought to America’s landowners since President Ronald Reagan signed it into law in 1985. In simple terms, this is the idea behind CRP: landowners/farmers who enroll their land in the program agree to remove environmentally sensitive land from
Outdoor news stories from around the country published in the March 31, 2023 edition of Minnesota Outdoor News.
New findings from wintertime settings indicate algae are important under the ice, and shorter ice seasons have ramifications for summertime conditions as well.
Winter conditions that have affected eastern South Dakota since December are proving to be a roadblock for those waterfowl looking to migrate into and through the area this spring, but the doors may start to swing open with a forecast increase in temperatures as the calendar turns from March to April.
Anglers who don’t have the time or resources to travel to destinations where walleye seasons are open should look at the opportunities right out their back doors.
Many fishermen spend this in-between period chasing panfish such as crappies, bluegills, and perch. They’re among the fan favorites, but they’re not for everyone. If you’re after something that pulls hard, then look no further than your local rough fish population.
Due to significant snowpack in the eastern Dakotas and parts of western Minnesota and well-below-average spring temperatures, the snow goose migration, wildlife officials say, is roughly two to three weeks behind schedule, with daytime high temperatures this week barely reaching into the 40s. But once the spring weather does moderate, the corresponding snow melt could make field and road conditions awfully messy, awfully fast.
How many times as kids were we told by our parents to pick up after ourselves, to clean our rooms, to clean up the trash? Yet, as I look along our roadsides and ditches and at our lakes and beaches, I don’t think we really learned to pick up after ourselves.
It seems that here in the Iowa Great Lakes, one of the worst areas for littering is in Millers Bay on West Okoboji Lake during the summer.
Open-water fishing for walleyes? Yes, and here’s how you can get in on it.