NORTHEAST METRO Minnows and large plastic baits seem to be working for the few muskie anglers that remain on White Bear Lake in 14 to 25 feet. Crankbaits or a jig and minnow are producing
Madelia, Minn. – With the exception of two years in the mid-1980s, the number of permits available for the spring turkey season has increased each year since the first season was held in 1978. Yet
St. Paul – By most accounts, the pheasant-hunting season in Minnesota thus far has been a slow one: thank the weather, and subsequent standing corn. While still lagging behind schedule, corn harvest in the state’s
St. Paul – The firearms deer kill in the state continues to lag behind last year’s pace. Through the third weekend of hunting, hunters had killed just more than 151,000 whitetails, which is about 12
St. Paul – The slow drain on the federal Conservation Reserve Program continued this fall in Minnesota – and nationwide – as the state lost an estimated 61,000 program acres, according to the USDA’s Farm
St. Paul – Firearms deer hunters had killed and registered 128,766 deer as of earlier this week, which is nearly 12 percent fewer deer than at the same time last year. The antlerless deer harvest
LAKE_MILLE LACS Fishing activity has been limited to a few anglers trolling crankbaits during low-light periods and they haven’t had much success. Deer registrations through two weekends are down slightly from last year, but the
Tower, Minn. – The actions of hunters sometimes bewilder the state’s conservation officers. Case in point: CO Dan Starr, of Tower, on Monday checked a group of hunters in northern Minnesota who’d harvested three bucks.