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April 19, 2023

Wisconsin NRB Chairman Bill Smith attends open houses in Douglas, Washburn counties

Natural Resources Board (NRB) Chairman Bill Smith, a resident of Washburn County, attended open houses in Douglas and Washburn counties as part of the spring hearing process that brought about open houses for the first time.
In Washburn County Smith was introduced by Larry Damman, the Conservation Congress vice-chairman, and asked to comment on the role of the congress.

Minnesota Legislature nears finish line on bills for outdoors

Dollars slashed for fish hatcheries, boat accesses; fees raised for fishing licenses, boat registrations; and a ban on wolf hunt?
The Minnesota House and Senate approved Legacy omnibus bills this past week. The bills will head to conference committee at the end of April. The House also passed its environment, climate and energy omnibus bill on Monday, April 17, with the Senate bill still going through committee hearings on its version.

Walleyes in Minnesota’s Sturgeon Lake struggle amid competition for forage

At just over 1,700 acres, Sturgeon Lake is the second-largest fishery in Pine County. It’s a beautiful lake, with amazingly clear water that often attracts more recreational users than anglers during the summer months.

But Sturgeon’s pristine water is home to a decent fish community as well, highlighted by some good largemouth bass and panfish fishing opportunities, along with an abundance of short northern pike.

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