Minnesota Outdoor News

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – May 24, 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 May 25: Largemouth and smallmouth bass opener. June 1: Muskie season opens. June 16: Lake/shovelnose sturgeon season opens (includes MN/Canada Border Waters. Outdoor Media • Minnesota Outdoor News Radio…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – May 17, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers May 17: Winona County DU Banquet, Eagles Club in EGF. For more info call Wayne Valentine, 507-454-2762. May 18: Southern MN DU Banquet, Legends II in Ceyton. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700. May 18: Legendary Longtails PF Banquet, 3-8 p.m., SRO Bar & Grill, Oak Grove. For more info call Kristine, Ostertag, 715-495-7706. June 27: Minnewaska Lake…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 17, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) investigated a fire near Viking. A meeting was attended at the Warroad Customs office with other departments from Minnesota and Ontario. Assistance was given in searching for a missing 2-year-old near Swift.  CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) worked the walleye opener with CO Mishler on the Rainy River and Lake…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – May 10, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers May 17: Winona County DU Banquet, Eagles Club in EGF. For more info call Wayne Valentine, 507-454-2762. May 18: Southern MN DU Banquet, Legends II in Ceyton. For more info call Doug Hartke, 507-236-1700. May 18: Legendary Longtails PF Banquet, 3-8 p.m., SRO Bar & Grill, Oak Grove. For more info call Kristine, Ostertag, 715-495-7706. June 27: Minnewaska Lake…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 10, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) monitored trapping, sturgeon angling, turkey hunting, and ATVing activity. A hunter turned over an accidental turkey overlimit. Two birds were killed with one shot.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, solid waste, and angling enforcement. Annual spring burning restrictions are in effect as of April 29; this will be lifted once…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report for May 10, 2019

LAKE MILLE LACS         Fishing pressure continues to be light, but there should be some crappies showing up in the shallow bays and harbors as water temperatures continue to climb. And the pressure should pick up once the season opens Saturday. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 Terry’s Boat Harbor (320) 692-4430 LAKE OF THE WOODS As of Monday, there…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – May 3, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) spoke at the Greenbush firearms safety class. Area ATV activity was monitored in the Roseau, Warroad, and Northwest Angle areas. A series of grass fires were investigated in the Warroad area.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked OHV, boat and water safety, AIS, and angling enforcement. For those of you bringing your…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – May 3, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers May 5: Mission Creek DU Banquet, Wings North. For more info call Ross McHugh, 320-304-4144. May 6: Wright County DU Banquet, River City Extreme. For more info call Mike Kloubec, 763-226-0737. May 17: Winona County DU Banquet, Eagles Club in EGF. For more info call Wayne Valentine, 507-454-2762. May 18: Southern MN DU Banquet, Legends II in Ceyton. For…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report for May 3, 2019

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         The lake has been ice-free since late last weekend with the wind chewing up any ice that was left. There hasn’t been much for fishing reports, but look to the shallow bays and harbors to start holding crappies as water temperatures climb. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 Terry’s Boat Harbor (320) 692-4430 LAKE…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 26, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked turkey hunters and sturgeon anglers. Arson training was attended at Camp Ripley. Violations for the week included hunting turkeys in the wrong zone and boat registration violations. CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked ATV, snowmobile, boat and water, AIS and angling enforcement. Sturgeon anglers had a great week on the Rainy…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – April 26, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers April 26: North Woods WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., AAD Shrine, Hermantown. For more info call Matt Erjavec, 218-464-8908. April 26: PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Spirit Mountain Lodge. For more info call Matt Bremer, 218-349-6126. April 26: Carver County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Cologne Community Center, Cologne. For more info call Steve Leonard, 612-751-9139. April 26: Paul Bunyan DU Banquet,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 19, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked ATV, boat and water, AIS, and angling enforcement. Just getting a bite was the highlight of some anglers’ days for most of the week on the Rainy River, as fishing was tough at best. Poor water clarity, floating and submerged debris, fast current, rain, freezing rain and snow, all mixed…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – April 19, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers April 20: Faribault NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Faribault Elk’s Club. For more info call Todd Rost, 507-339-3695. April 20: East Side DU Banquet, Eagles Club in EGF. For more info call Michael Hedlund, 701-215-2373. April 23: 3M Club DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Tinucci’s Restaurant, Newport. For more info call Jeff Hagman, 651-492-6709. April 23: Jackson DU Banquet, HiLo Supper…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – April 12, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers April 12: Koronis DU Banquet, Paynesville American Legion. For more info call Tony Flannigan, 320-333-3531. April 12: Lake Crystal DU Banquet, Lake Crystal American Legion. For more info call Brian Isebrand, 507-382-8439. April 12: Meeker County DU Banquet, Peter’s on the Lake. For more info call Scott Chritensen, 320-221-0164. April 13: Detroit Lakes WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 12, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on the Rainy River. Fishing reports were spotty, but a good number of sturgeon and walleye anglers reported success. Boating safety violations were encountered, as was a group of anglers in possession of marijuana.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked ATV, snowmobile, AIS and angling enforcement. The majority of Benjamin’s…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 5, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked ATV, snowmobile, AIS, and angling enforcement. The Rainy River is now open west of the Frontier public access, and anglers are trying their hand at the newly regulated catch-and-release season for walleyes and sauger through April 14. Before hitting the water, anglers should check their boat registration, ensure they have…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – April 5, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers April 5: Blue Earth County Minnesota Pheasants Inc, Kato Ballroom. For more info call 507-479-1232. April 5: South of the River RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club, Prior Lake. For more info call Jesse Schneider, 612-386-6490. April 5: Central Stears DU Banquet, Blackberry City Golf course. For more info call Nick Anderson, 320-260-4938. April 5: Roseau…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – March 29, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) investigated a call about three deer that were shot and dumped northeast of Roseau. A complaint about a deer killed by a dog was investigated.   CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked ATV, snowmobile, AIS, and angling enforcement. This is anglers’ final reminder to have shelters off of Lake of the Woods…