Tuesday, February 7th, 2023
Tuesday, February 7th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Brian Mozey

Minnesota fishing license hike included in DNR’s budget plans

The Minnesota DNR unveiled its state budget Jan. 24 with a spending total of $287.4 million.
In addition to raising the cost of fishing licenses, other planned increases include state park stickers, and watercraft registration fees.
The proposed fishing license fee increase would increase resident and nonresident fishing licenses by 20% (a $5 hike for an individual license) and 30%, respectively.

Roundtablers consider Asian carp, wakeboats

Whitney Clark, executive director of Friends of the Mississippi River, and Christine Goepfert, campaign director for the Midwest region of the National Parks Conservation Association, offered strong viewpoints on ways to tackle the issue of Asian carp in the Mississippi River.