Minnesota Outdoor News

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 15, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 15: Morrison County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Falls Ballroom, Little Falls. For more info call Scott Luining, 320-360-0165. Sept. 16: Hardwood Country Sportsmens Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Nordic Lanes, Rushford. For more info call Butch Johnson, 507-864-2800. Sept. 16: Lost Marsh DU Banquet, Woldorf Community Center. For more info call Mark Jenzen, 507-995-4296. Sept. 16: Cuyuna Range DU…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Sept. 15, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked AIS, boat and water safety, angling, and hunting enforcement. Time was spent monitoring hunters and bear bait stations. CO Benjamin, along with CO Hannah Mishler, provided Warroad sixth-graders with tips on boat and water safety during a field trip during which they also learned about wild rice harvesting. CO Jeremy…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 8, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 8: Chain of Lakes DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Broadway Ballroom, Alexandria. For more info call Bill Januszewski, 218-329-2373. Sept. 8: East Central MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Jack & Jim’s, Duelm. For more info call Dave Jackson, 763-389-1772. Sept. 8: Perham DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Perham Lakeside Golf Club. For more info call Tony Paul, 218-371-6338. Sept. 8: Brainerd…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Sept. 8, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked bear hunters in western Roseau county and Kittson counties. Enforcement action was taken on hunters who failed to register their baits. An investigation continues regarding a deer that was shot in western Lake of the Woods County. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, boat and water safety, angling, and hunting…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Sept. 1, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) continues to monitor bear-baiting activity. Area anglers were checked, and a litter complaint was investigated. CO Kyle Quittschreiber (Blackduck) reports a busy week working ATVing, angling, and big-game enforcement. Time also was spent checking bear-baiting activity as well as patrolling for ATVers in a complaint area. Several reports of…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 1, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 7: Freeborn County DU Banquet, Wedgewood Cove. For more info call Sean Brink, 507-383-1335. Sept. 7: DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Crow River Winery. For more info call Jeremy Anfinson, 320-583-1185. Sept. 7: Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5 p.m., Timberlake Lodge, Grand Rapids. For more info call Jeff Beddow, 218-256-8417. Sept. 7: St. Paul DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Envision Catering,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report – Sept. 1, 2017

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Walleyes continue to consistently hit crankbaits or nightcrawlers on the mud flats and deep, main basin areas. Smallie reports have improved on the deep rocks, there’s been some big pike taken on the weedlines and flats, while trolling continues to produce muskies on the north end. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Aug. 25, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods as well as bear-baiting activity. Assistance was given with an ATV versus pickup crash. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) followed up on a captive-deer complaint, responded to calls about possible deer shining, and monitored area bear-baiting activity.  Hunters are reminded that all baits…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 25, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 25: Windy Lake MWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., New York Mills City Hall Banquet room. For more info call Douglas Harthan, 218-640-3163. Aug. 26: Forest Lake DU Banquet, Vanelli’s on the Lake, Forest Lake. For more info call Matthew Polansky, 763-286-6458. Sept. 7: Freeborn County DU Banquet, Wedgewood Cove. For more info call Sean Brink, 507-383-1335. Sept. 7: DU…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Aug. 18, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) attended annual training at Camp Ripley and conducted armoring activities. The CO also investigated a complaint about a deer on a leash in the rear of a residence. CO Demosthenes Regas (Blackduck) reports working boating and angling activity on special regulation lakes throughout the week. Time also was spent…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 18, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 18: WTU Team 200 Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rochester International Event Center. For more info call Randy Baker, 507-951-2848. Aug. 18: Morrison County DU Banquet, Little Falls Country Club. For more info call Jay Brezinka, 320-630-9353. Aug. 19: Turn in Poachers Inc Banquet, 6 p.m., Brainerd Eagles Club. For more info call Dennis Mackedanz, 218-326-8477. Aug. 20: Freeborn County…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Aug. 11, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, boat and water safety, and angling enforcement. Lake of the Woods anglers: You may not possess a Minnesota limit of walleye/sauger in combination with an Ontario limit of walleye/sauger when all the fish were caught on Lake of the Woods. It is the same body of water, which limits…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 11, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 11: McGregor MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 612-669-5093. Aug. 12: Warroad WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort, Warroad. For more info call Ike Miller, 218-202-0610. Aug. 12: Rochester DU Banquet, Kahler. For more info call Jim Nicolas, 507-272-4013. Aug. 17: Elk River Goldeneyes DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rockwoods Entertainment Center,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 4, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 4: Oak Ridge NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Fulda Community Center. For more info call tom Harnack, 507-831-3275. Aug. 11: McGregor MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 612-669-5093. Aug. 12: Warroad WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort, Warroad. For more info call Ike Miller, 218-202-0610. Aug. 12: Rochester DU Banquet, Kahler. For…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Aug. 4, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, boat and water safety, and angling enforcement. Time was spent investigating several reported possible public waters inventory violations. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) certified a shipment of ginseng for export, checked area anglers, and investigated a gray wolf depredation case. The Beltrami Island State Forest was patrolled for…