Minnesota Outdoor News

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 21, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 27: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0368. July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. Aug. 23: Rochester Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rochester International Event Center, Rochester. For more info call Randy Baker, 507-951-2848. Aug. 23: Warroad Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort, Warroad….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – June 21, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods and the Roseau River. Enforcement action was taken for possession of illegal-length walleyes and possession of marijuana. A wolf was found shot near Badger. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the TIP line.  CO Tony Elwell (Thief River Falls) investigated a possible Wetland…

Minnesota Fishing Report for June 21, 2019

LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Anglers are still finding numbers of active walleyes throughout the lake. Midday hours have been excellent on the deep mud and gravel with live bait or spinner rigs tipped with leeches or nightcrawlers. Slip bobbers and leeches are working on the points and shallow rocks each evening. Drop-shot rigs and other plastic…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 14, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 27: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0368. July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. Aug. 23: Rochester Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rochester International Event Center, Rochester. For more info call Randy Baker, 507-951-2848. Aug. 23: Warroad Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort, Warroad….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – June 14, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) investigated a fire near Badger. Enforcement action taken for an angler using too many lines. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad North) reminds anglers fishing Lake of the Woods: You may not possess more than your Minnesota limit of fish when fishing the lake regardless if you have an Ontario or Manitoba angling…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – June 14, 2019

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Walleye action remains strong throughout the lake, from shallow structure to deep, main lake flats and gravel. Midday hours are still providing strong walleye activity with most live bait presentations, but the bite gets extremely good in the evenings with slip bobbers and leeches or crankbaits. Smallmouth bass are spawning…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – June 7, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods. A calf depredation was investigated near Lake Bronson.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS, boat and water, and angling enforcement. Benjamin strongly suggests people read the regulations booklet before heading out onto public lands with their ATVs. This will help ensure good memories…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 7, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 27: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0368. July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. Aug. 23: Rochester Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rochester International Event Center, Rochester. For more info call Randy Baker, 507-951-2848. Aug. 23: Warroad Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort, Warroad….

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – May 31, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 27: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0368. July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. Season Dates June 1: Muskie season opens. June 16: Lake/shovelnose sturgeon season opens (includes MN/Canada Border Waters. Outdoor Media • Minnesota Outdoor News Radio hosted by Rob Drieslein and Tim Lesmeister….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 31, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) patrolled Lake of the Woods, the Rainy River, and the Warroad River. A meeting was attended with stakeholders at the Northwest Angle. A busy weekend was worked on Lake of the Woods during Memorial Day weekend. One boat owner was cited for the second time for denying inspection of his watercraft…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report for May 31, 2019

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Walleye action remains strong during the day in 18 feet or more, while the shallow, evening rock bite remains hot, too. Minnows, leeches, and crankbaits are producing walleyes. There’s been plenty of good-size smallies mixed in the lake and they are hitting artificial or live bait presentations as well. Johnson’s…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 24, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked boaters, anglers, and campers in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness with CO Anthony Bermel on a detail. Violations encountered included possession of marijuana and possession of glass and aluminum in the BWCA.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad North) worked OHV, boat and water, and angling enforcement. High winds kept most…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – May 24, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 27: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0368. July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. Season Dates May 25: Largemouth and smallmouth bass opener. June 1: Muskie season opens. June 16: Lake/shovelnose sturgeon season opens (includes MN/Canada Border Waters. Outdoor Media • Minnesota Outdoor News Radio…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – May 17, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers May 17: Winona County DU Banquet, Eagles Club in EGF. For more info call Wayne Valentine, 507-454-2762. May 18: Southern MN DU Banquet, Legends II in Ceyton. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700. May 18: Legendary Longtails PF Banquet, 3-8 p.m., SRO Bar & Grill, Oak Grove. For more info call Kristine, Ostertag, 715-495-7706. June 27: Minnewaska Lake…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 17, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) investigated a fire near Viking. A meeting was attended at the Warroad Customs office with other departments from Minnesota and Ontario. Assistance was given in searching for a missing 2-year-old near Swift.  CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) worked the walleye opener with CO Mishler on the Rainy River and Lake…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – May 10, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers May 17: Winona County DU Banquet, Eagles Club in EGF. For more info call Wayne Valentine, 507-454-2762. May 18: Southern MN DU Banquet, Legends II in Ceyton. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700. May 18: Legendary Longtails PF Banquet, 3-8 p.m., SRO Bar & Grill, Oak Grove. For more info call Kristine, Ostertag, 715-495-7706. June 27: Minnewaska Lake…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 10, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) monitored trapping, sturgeon angling, turkey hunting, and ATVing activity. A hunter turned over an accidental turkey overlimit. Two birds were killed with one shot.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, solid waste, and angling enforcement. Annual spring burning restrictions are in effect as of April 29; this will be lifted once…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report for May 10, 2019

LAKE MILLE LACS         Fishing pressure continues to be light, but there should be some crappies showing up in the shallow bays and harbors as water temperatures continue to climb. And the pressure should pick up once the season opens Saturday. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 Terry’s Boat Harbor (320) 692-4430 LAKE OF THE WOODS As of Monday, there…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 3, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) spoke at the Greenbush firearms safety class. Area ATV activity was monitored in the Roseau, Warroad, and Northwest Angle areas. A series of grass fires were investigated in the Warroad area.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, boat and water safety, AIS, and angling enforcement. For those of you bringing your…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – May 3, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers May 5: Mission Creek DU Banquet, Wings North. For more info call Ross McHugh, 320-304-4144. May 6: Wright County DU Banquet, River City Extreme. For more info call Mike Kloubec, 763-226-0737. May 17: Winona County DU Banquet, Eagles Club in EGF. For more info call Wayne Valentine, 507-454-2762. May 18: Southern MN DU Banquet, Legends II in Ceyton. For…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report for May 3, 2019

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         The lake has been ice-free since late last weekend with the wind chewing up any ice that was left. There hasn’t been much for fishing reports, but look to the shallow bays and harbors to start holding crappies as water temperatures climb. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 Terry’s Boat Harbor (320) 692-4430 LAKE…