Minnesota Outdoor News

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 28, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on the Roseau River and on Lake of the Woods. Enforcement action was taken for angling without a license, possessing an overlimit of walleyes, and operating a watercraft without navigational lights two hours after sunset. CO Kyle Quittschreiber (Blackduck) reports focusing on angling, ATVing, and AIS enforcement this week….

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 28, 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 Calendar – July 21, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers July 27: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant. For more info call Thurman Tucker, 612-588-2007. 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…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 21, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS, boat and water safety, and angling enforcement. Several nuisance bear and wolf depredation calls were handled. Please do not intentionally feed bears, especially when you have neighbors nearby who do not share your enthusiasm for getting up close and personal with one. Feeding bears could put them at…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 14, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers July 27: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant. For more info call Thurman Tucker, 612-588-2007. 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…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 14, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) patrolled the Roseau River, Lake Bronson, and Lake of the Woods for angling and boating activity. Enforcement contacts included possessing illegal-length walleyes and no license in possession. Enforcement action also was taken when a boater put the registration for one boat on a different boat. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls)…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report – July 14, 2017

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         With the walleye season now closed, fishing pressure has been light. Smallmouth bass are hitting plastics or crankbaits on the 16- to 20-foot rocks. Trolling crankbaits on the weedlines in St. Alban’s Bay, Garrison Bay, Vineland Bay, and Wigwam Bay has produced northern pike, while a few muskies are being found suspended…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – July 7, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers July 8: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House, Starbuck/Glenwood. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0384. July 27: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant. For more info call Thurman Tucker, 612-588-2007. 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.,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 7, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS, boat and water safety, and angling enforcement. A wolf depredation case was investigated in Grygla, and several nuisance bears were reported throughout the area. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) worked on Lake of the Woods with COs Huener and Benjamin. Numerous nuisance-bear complaints were dealt with, and…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – June 30, 2017

District 1 – Baudette are CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods and the Roseau River. Assistance was provided in removing a dead and bloated deer from the bank of the Roseau River, adjacent to someone’s residence. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) reports that assistance was given to a juvenile bald eagle that was separated from its…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 30, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers July 8: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House, Starbuck/Glenwood. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0384. July 27: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant. For more info call Thurman Tucker, 612-588-2007. 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…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report – June 23, 2017

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Walleyes of various sizes remain very active throughout the lake. The shallow rocks and shorelines, deepest basin areas, and everything between them seems to be producing walleyes. Crankbaits, plastics, and live bait are all turning fish. Smallmouth bass anglers have offered mixed reports with the best action happening on the…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – June 23, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods and the Roseau River. Walleye fishing continues to be good on the big lake. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS, boat and water safety, and angling enforcement. CO Benjamin also investigated an incident that was reported to him by a Border Patrol officer…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 23, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers July 8: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House, Starbuck/Glenwood. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0384. 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. 17: Elk River Goldeneyes DU Banquet,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – June 16, 2017

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods, Warroad River, and Roseau River. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad North) worked an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) check station, and several violations were discovered, more than expected. Enforcement action was taken for failure to display valid registration on a watercraft and failure to remove drain…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 16, 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. 17: Elk River Goldeneyes DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rockwoods Entertainment Center, Otsego. For more info call Tim Oie, 763-237-4155. Aug. 18: WTU Team 200…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar — June 9, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 12: Warroad WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort, Warroad. For more info call Ike Miller, 218-202-0610. Aug. 17: Elk River Goldeneyes DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rockwoods Entertainment Center, Otsego. For more info call Tim Oie, 763-237-4155. Aug. 18: WTU Team 200 Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rochester International Event Center. For more info call Randy Baker, 507-951-2848. Sept. 30: South…