Minnesota Outdoor News

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,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 19, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) attended the funeral of Red Lake Nation Conservation Officer Shannon Barron. Instruction was done at the CO Academy at Camp Ripley.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS, and angling enforcement. Time also was spent monitoring traffic in the forest this past week as gatherers are starting to scout for berries…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report for July 19

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Anglers continue to experience good walleye fishing on the mud flats and deep gravel during the day or low-light periods. The rock reefs and points also are kicking out walleyes, especially during the evening hours, but they will produce during the day as well. Smallmouth bass remain active on the…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 12, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on the Roseau River and Lake of the Woods. ATV activity was monitored in the Beltrami Island State Forest during the Fourth of July holiday. Enforcement action was taken for operating an off-highway motorcycle on city streets, minor in possession of alcohol while driving, transporting fish with no patch…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 12, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. 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…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report for July 12, 2019

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Consistent walleye fishing continues on the deep and shallow structures during the day and low-light periods. A wide range of sizes are being caught lake-wide on most live bait or artificial presentations you choose to fish with. The smallmouth bite also remains strong on the mid-depth rock piles and points…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 5, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. 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. 23: Rochester Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rochester International Event Center, Rochester….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 5, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods and the Rainy River. Violations included possession of illegal-length walleyes and failure to transfer ownership of a watercraft.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS, boat and water, and angling enforcement. An investigation into a deer-poaching case from last November was completed with help…