Minnesota Outdoor News

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Sept 13, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 13: Morrison County Pheasants Forever, 5:30 p.m., Falls Ballroom, Little Falls. For more info call Dave Spartz 320-360-1123. Sept. 13: Lost Marsh DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Waldorf Community Center. For more info call Mark Jenzen, 507-995-4296. Sept. 14: Winona County WTU Banquet, Winona Elks Lodge. For more info call Wayne Valentine, 507-454-2762. Sept. 14: Hardwood Country Sportsmens Club,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report – Sept. 13, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV and bear- and waterfowl-hunting enforcement. Although a few people would beg to differ, it seems the bear season is off to a slow start in Zone 12. Many hunters reported hits at their baits right up until the day before opener, with little to no activity thereafter. This may…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Sept. 6, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked goose- and bear-hunting activity. Goose-hunting success was spotty, but several limits were observed. Goose hunters are reminded to know what licenses are needed.  CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) worked the Labor Day weekend monitoring the start of the early goose and bear seasons. Success was better than average in…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 6, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 6: Central MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Henry’s Banquet Ctr, Foley. For more info call Dennis Sowada, 320-333-8015. Sept. 6: Duluth DU Banquet, Dry Dock Bar & Grill. For more info call Matthew Schwab, 218-626-5494. Sept. 6: Perham DU Banquet, Perham Lakeside Golf. For more info call Tony Paul, 218-371-6338. Sept. 6: Brainerd MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Legacy Golf…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 30, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 5: Hutchinson DU Banquet, McLeod County 5:30 p.m., Crow River Winery. For more info call Jeremy Anfinson, 320-583-1185. Sept. 5: Freeborn County DU Banquet, Wedgewood Cove. For more info call Sean Brink, 507-383-1335. Sept. 5: Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5 p.m., Timberlake Lodge, Grand Rapids. For more info call Steven Chesness, 218-259-7798. Sept. 6: Central MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 30, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked area bear-baiting activity. Assistance was given to local law enforcement with the apprehension of an individual who was under the influence of illegal drugs and wielding a knife.  CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) continued monitoring bear-baiting activity in the area. Enforcement action was taken for baiting bears without a…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 23, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS, and bear-baiting enforcement. Several calls concerning the upcoming deer and bear seasons were handled.  CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) attended training, responded to a call about possible feral swine at large, and monitored the start of bear-baiting activities. Enforcement action was taken for failure to register a…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 23, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers 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. For more info call Ike Miller, 218-202-0610. Aug. 24: Forest Lake DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Forest Lake VFW. For more info call Matthew Polansky, 763-286-6458. Sept. 5: Hutchinson…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 16, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS, boat and water, and angling enforcement. Several reported shoreline violations were investigated and a Critical Intervention Team course was attended.  CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) gave a presentation at the MinnAqua Youth Fishing Clinic in Thief River Falls, provided a ride-along for a local high school student,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 16, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 16: Quackerbackers DU Banquet, Front Porch Bar & Grill Wabasha. For more info call Casey Winmann, 651-366-1890 Aug. 17: Paul Bunyan RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Bemidji Eagles Club, Bemidji. For more info call April Collman, 218-556-7004. Aug. 22: West Metro Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shakopee Ballroom. For more info call Eric Noyes, 612-387-1067. Aug. 23: Rochester Area…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 9, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 15: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant, Newport. For more info call Thurman Tucker, 612-588-2007. Aug. 15: Fergus Falls Fish & Game Club, 5 p.m., West Otter Tail County Fairgrounds. For more info call Mick Siems, 218-205-7345. Aug. 16: Quackerbackers DU Banquet, Front Porch Bar & Grill Wabasha. For more info call Casey Winmann, 651-366-1890 Aug. 17:…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 9, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on the Red River of the North and Lake of the Woods. Enforcement action was taken for angling without a license, angling with too many lines, and possession of an overlimit of walleyes.  CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) monitored area angling and ATVing activity.  Numerous calls about the…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 2, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 8: Elk River Goldeneyes DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Rockwoods Entertainment Center, Otsego. For more info call Justin Oie, 763-496-7462. Aug. 15: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant, Newport. For more info call Thurman Tucker, 612-588-2007. Aug. 16: Quackerbackers DU Banquet, Front Porch Bar & Grill Wabasha. For more info call Casey Winmann, 651-366-1890 Aug. 17: Paul Bunyan…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 2, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers at the Northwest Angle, Warroad, and on the Roseau River.  CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) instructed at the CO Academy during “game week” responded to a call about a car-killed elk. CO Demosthenes Regas (Blackduck) reports working angling and boating activity on special-regulation lakes throughout the week. Time…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 26, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 15: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant, Newport. For more info call Thurman Tucker, 612-588-2007. Aug. 16: Quackerbackers DU Banquet, Front Porch Bar & Grill Wabasha. For more info call Casey Winmann, 651-366-1890 Aug. 22: West Metro Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shakopee Ballroom. For more info call Eric Noyes, 612-387-1067. Aug. 23: Rochester Area WTU Banquet,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 26, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) monitored area angling and ATVing activity. Complaints were fielded regarding truck operators rutting up a sensitive area in the Beltrami Island State Forest. Charges are pending.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS and angling enforcement. A two-year pilot program went into effect that will allow ATV and UTV traffic in…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 19, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 15: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant, Newport. For more info call Thurman Tucker, 612-588-2007. Aug. 16: Quackerbackers DU Banquet, Front Porch Bar & Grill Wabasha. For more info call Casey Winmann, 651-366-1890 Aug. 22: West Metro Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shakopee Ballroom. For more info call Eric Noyes, 612-387-1067. Aug. 23: Rochester Area WTU Banquet,…