Minnesota Outdoor News

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Nov. 3, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked area duck hunters before and during the recent freeze-up. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) responded with CO Huener to a call about a stranded motorist in the Beltrami Island State Forest. The COs were able to locate the motorist and provide assistance. The individual was hunting grouse when he lost control…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 3, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Nov. 15: Stevens County DU, Morris Armory. For more info call Erv Krosch, 320-760-6993. Nov. 15: Lake Region DU Banquet, Lakeside Supper Club. For more info call Jake Duncan, 507-661-0819. Nov. 18: Maidens of the Marshes DU Banquet, Fergus Falls VFW. For more info call Melissa, 218-589-7787. Nov. 18: Fergus Falls DU Banquet, Fergus Falls VFW. For more info…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report – Nov. 3, 2017

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         Strong winds have kept anglers off the lake so fishing reports have been limited. Look for muskies on the shallow rock reefs with the dropping water temperatures. The tullibees should be on these spots and muskies will follow. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 Terry’s Boat Harbor (320) 692-4430 LAKE OF THE WOODS Hearty…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 27, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 27: Fillmore County WTU Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Mabel Community Center, Mabel. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. Oct. 27: Ladies of the Lakes DU Banquet, Broadway Ballroom, Alexandria. For more info call Gloria Iverson, 320-491-1182. Oct. 27: Stewartville Pheasant & Habitat 35th Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Stewartville Sportsman Club. For more info call Rick, 507-285-9677. Oct. 28: Wadena…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 27, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked duck hunters at the Roseau River and Thief Lake WMAs. Court was attended for an angling citation. Multiple fires were investigated in the Warroad and Lancaster areas. CO Huener also helped CO Benjamin with a firearms safety class at the Northwest Angle. A report of a drone was investigated at…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 20, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 21: Albert Lea Ladies DU Banquet, Eagles Club, Albert Lea. For more info call Karen Sorenson, 507-373-4931. Oct. 26: North Suburban DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., New Brighton Community Center. For more info call Les Nyberg, 651-636-3847. Oct. 27: Fillmore County WTU Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Mabel Community Center, Mabel. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. Oct. 27: Ladies…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 20, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) reports enforcement contact was made regarding two parties of hunters being cited for failing to make any effort to retrieve migratory game birds. CO Huener also testified in an arson case. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) investigated a litter complaint in which a deer carcass and other garbage were dumped…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 13, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 14: Crooked Horn WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Henry’s Banquet Center, Foley. For more info call Wayne Wilson, 320-968-7466. Oct. 14: PF Glacial Ridge Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House, Glenwood. For more info call Barry Bartels, 605-999-9802. Oct. 21: Albert Lea Ladies DU Banquet, Eagles Club, Albert Lea. For more info call Karen Sorenson, 507-373-4931. Oct. 26: North…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 13, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked hunters on Thief Lake and the Roseau River WMAs. Enforcement contacts were made with hunters failing to purchase proper licenses and stamps, and hunters transporting loaded firearms in a motor boat. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked angling, ATVing, and hunting enforcement. Angling activity has picked up along the south shore…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 6, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct 7: Lake Region DU Banquet, Morristown Community Center. For more info call Jake Duncan, 507-661-0819. Oct. 7: Wahoo Valley MDHA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Ted N Gens, Aldrich. For more info call Walt Wiese, 218-640-5423. Oct. 7:Anoka County DU Banquet, Courtyards of Andover. For more info call Bob Gullick, 651-265-2043. Oct. 7: Sherburn DU Banquet, Legends. For more info…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Sept. 29, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked duck hunters at the Northwest Angle, on the Roseau River, and at Thief Lake. A public-land trespass complaint was investigated with CO Benjamin at the Northwest Angle. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked angling and hunting enforcement. Waterfowl opener was a success for most hunters. While working waterfowl hunters at the…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 29, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 30: South Metro WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Bloomington VFW Post 1296. For more info call Jodi Paul, 612-790-3215. Sept. 30: Quad River MDHA Banquet, Doc’s Bar & Grill Pavilion Building. For more info call Donna Cronin, 320-233-6487. Sept. 30: Albert Lea DU Banquet, Moose Lodge. For more info call Nate Kuiper, 507-318-8185. Oct. 4: Hibbing, Chisholm MDHA Banquet,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 22, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 22: Morrison County MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Falls Ballroom, Little Falls. For more info call Craig Swanson, 320-630-0328. Sept. 23: Isle Sportsman Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Wahkon Inn, Wahkon. For more info call Ron Mehlhop, 320-537-1066. Sept. 23: South Central MDHA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Waseca VFW. For more info call Tim Collins, 507-835-4116. Sept. 30: South Metro WTU…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Sept. 22, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) attended court in Roseau County regarding charges from a baiting case from last fall. Two drivers/vehicles were found trespassing on the Roseau River Wildlife Management Area, pool 3 dike. Multiple violations were encountered, and the two individuals were arrested on active warrants. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked AIS, ATV, and hunting…