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Tuesday, February 27th, 2024

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Tuesday, February 27th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

November 15, 2023

An odd duck season in Minnesota, but opportunities remain

Don’t winterize your duck boat or stow away your decoys just yet.
That’s the advice from state officials and others who have been closely monitoring the “moody” fall waterfowl migration as the duck season hits the backstretch and the weather turns positively balmy on the eve of Thanksgiving.

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Fall trout spawn in full swing in Iowa

Brilliant fall colors are not only found in trees, but also in streams and the Manchester Fish Hatchery. These underwater splashes of color are signs that trout spawning season is in full swing.
Thanks to an increase in self-sustaining, naturally reproducing brown trout populations throughout Northeast Iowa, there was no need to collect brown trout eggs this fall. In past years, brood trout from the French Creek genetic lineage were collected from French Creek in Allamakee County or Spring Branch Creek in Delaware County, raised at the hatchery then stocked in streams as 2-inch fingerlings.

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Commentary: Staying safe on cold water is everyone’s responsibility

To anyone on or around the water this fall, the Minnesota DNR offers this reminder: Your safety is your responsibility. With water temperatures consistently dropping, unexpected falls into the water are more likely to end in tragedy because even strong swimmers can become incapacitated quickly in cold water.

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Sharp anglers know Knife is walleye, panfish destination in Minnesota’s Kanabec County

Located a few miles north of Mora in Kanabec County, Knife Lake is one of the area’s more popular fisheries with local anglers. With the Knife River flowing in and out of it, this 1,266-acre lake is basically a reservoir that offers limited depth but a variety of healthy fish populations.

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