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December 6, 2023

Ice fishing kicking off in Minnesota as ice slowly thickens; here’s a report from many popular areas

The transition from open water to hard water is slowing beginning in northern Minnesota, with many areas seeing “walkable” ice thickness – enough to start the hard-water season.
The central and southern parts of the state are waiting for consistent colder weather before ice-fishing anglers will step onto the lakes. In central and southern Minnesota, the temperatures have been below freezing during the evenings, but are forecasted to climb to highs in 30s or low 40s for the upcoming week.

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Lynx draft recovery plan for the lower 48 is now available for public comment

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public input on a draft recovery plan for the lower 48 distinct population segment of Canada lynx, informed by an updated species status assessment.
The Canada lynx lower 48 DPS includes populations in northern Maine and northeastern New Hampshire, northeastern Minnesota, northwestern Montana and north Idaho, north-central Washington, and southwestern Colorado.

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Three men are cited for deer overlimits, wanton waste in incident near Deer River

Three men were cited Nov. 20 for a variety of offenses after a Turn In Poachers complaint led Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Vinny Brown to finding deer carcasses dumped on public land, according to a DNR incident report. The incident took place in rural Deer River, according to Joe Albert, DNR Enforcement Division communication coordinator.

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Updated: Minnesota and Wisconsin DNR partner to capture 400 invasive carp in the Mississippi River after 77 more were caught Dec. 4

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the capture of 323 invasive carp on Nov. 30 in Pool 6 of the Mississippi River, near Trempealeau, Wis.
Species captured were 296 silver carp, 23 grass carp, and 4 bighead carp. This is the largest single capture of invasive carp that has occurred in Minnesota to date. The capture was made possible by tracking tagged invasive carp, which led agency staff and contracted commercial fishers to them for removal.

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Minnesota Mixed Bag: Arrowhead Ice Fishing Show begins Friday in Duluth

The 2023 Arrowhead Ice Fishing and Winter Show gets under way Friday and continues through Sunday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Visit the show to see the latest in fish houses, winter clothing, ice-fishing and other winter outdoors gear, ATVs, and much more. Experience the joys of show savings.

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