Minnesota Outdoor News

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…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 28, 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 – June 28, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on the Roseau River, Red Lake River, and Lake of the Woods. EVOC training was attended at Camp Ripley. Enforcement action was taken for angling without a license, angling with extra lines, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and failure to transfer ownership of a watercraft.  CO Tony Elwell…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 21, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 27: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0368. July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. 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….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – June 21, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods and the Roseau River. Enforcement action was taken for possession of illegal-length walleyes and possession of marijuana. A wolf was found shot near Badger. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the TIP line.  CO Tony Elwell (Thief River Falls) investigated a possible Wetland…

Minnesota Fishing Report for June 21, 2019

LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Anglers are still finding numbers of active walleyes throughout the lake. Midday hours have been excellent on the deep mud and gravel with live bait or spinner rigs tipped with leeches or nightcrawlers. Slip bobbers and leeches are working on the points and shallow rocks each evening. Drop-shot rigs and other plastic…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 14, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 27: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0368. July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. 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….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – June 14, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) investigated a fire near Badger. Enforcement action taken for an angler using too many lines. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad North) reminds anglers fishing Lake of the Woods: You may not possess more than your Minnesota limit of fish when fishing the lake regardless if you have an Ontario or Manitoba angling…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – June 14, 2019

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Walleye action remains strong throughout the lake, from shallow structure to deep, main lake flats and gravel. Midday hours are still providing strong walleye activity with most live bait presentations, but the bite gets extremely good in the evenings with slip bobbers and leeches or crankbaits. Smallmouth bass are spawning…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – June 7, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods. A calf depredation was investigated near Lake Bronson.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, AIS, boat and water, and angling enforcement. Benjamin strongly suggests people read the regulations booklet before heading out onto public lands with their ATVs. This will help ensure good memories…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 7, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 27: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0368. July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. 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….

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – May 31, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 27: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0368. July 13: Treehouse Sandstone Banquet, Tobies Hinckley. www.TreeHouseSandstone.org for more info. Season Dates June 1: Muskie season opens. June 16: Lake/shovelnose sturgeon season opens (includes MN/Canada Border Waters. Outdoor Media • Minnesota Outdoor News Radio hosted by Rob Drieslein and Tim Lesmeister….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 31, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) patrolled Lake of the Woods, the Rainy River, and the Warroad River. A meeting was attended with stakeholders at the Northwest Angle. A busy weekend was worked on Lake of the Woods during Memorial Day weekend. One boat owner was cited for the second time for denying inspection of his watercraft…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report for May 31, 2019

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Walleye action remains strong during the day in 18 feet or more, while the shallow, evening rock bite remains hot, too. Minnows, leeches, and crankbaits are producing walleyes. There’s been plenty of good-size smallies mixed in the lake and they are hitting artificial or live bait presentations as well. Johnson’s…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 24, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked boaters, anglers, and campers in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness with CO Anthony Bermel on a detail. Violations encountered included possession of marijuana and possession of glass and aluminum in the BWCA.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad North) worked OHV, boat and water, and angling enforcement. High winds kept most…