Minnesota Outdoor News

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 1, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Feb. 2: Houston County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Fest Building, Spring Grove. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. Feb. 2: Struttin Blackbeards NWTF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Clarissa Ballroom, Clarissa. For more info call James Olson, 320-732-6903. Feb. 2: LeRoy Rod & Gun Club Banquet, 11 a.m., Travel Lanes LeRoy. For more info call Dan Hockens, 507-696-0651. Feb. 2:…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Jan. 25, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked ATVing, snowmobiling, and angling enforcement. Enforcement action was taken for possession of a small amount of marijuana, operating an ATV on a grant-in-aid snowmobile trail, illegal possession of fillets/immeasurable fish on a special-management water, and failure to maintain carcasses. CO Tony Elwell (Thief River Falls) responded to a call about…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 25, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 25: Sioux Trails DU Banquet, 5 p.m., New Ulm Event Center. For more info call Doug Lund, 507-766-5622. Jan. 26: South Central WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Mankato City Center Hotel, Mankato. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. Jan. 26: Red River Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagles Club, East Grand Forks. For more info call John Eaton,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 18, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 18: Maranatha Men’s Wild Game Dinner & Expo, 4 p.m., Maranatha Church, Forest Lake. For more info call Sam Beamond, 612-669-5985. Jan. 19: St. Charles-Dover-Eyota WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Post 551, Eyota. For more info call Alison Johnson, 507-201-0039. Jan. 25: Sioux Trails DU Banquet, 5 p.m., New Ulm Event Center. For more info call Doug…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Jan. 18, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) attended an awards and training conference at Camp Ripley. Anglers were checked on Lake of the Woods. Enforcement was taken for possession of marijuana and angling with extra lines. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) monitored angling and snowmobiling activity in the area and attended divisional training. The law and ethics…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Jan. 11, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Brice Vollbrecht (Bemidji) responded to a call about a snowmobiler who had gone through the ice. The individual had driven into open water near a river outlet on the lake during low-light hours. The individual was able to get himself out of the water and make his way to a lake home to get…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 11, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 12, 2019: Snowmobile Safety Class, 10 a.m., Tracy Area High School, Tracy. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521. Jan. 12, 2019: Crow River Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5 p.m., Spicer American Legion. For more info call Shawn Terning, 320-262-1588. Jan. 12, 2019: RMEF Gun Raffle Bonanza, 4 p.m., Chops Bar & Grill, Hanover. For more info call Jon…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Jan. 4, 2019

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods. Violations included anglers using extra lines and possessing overlimits of walleyes and sauger. Assistance was given in tracking a suspect who fled on foot from a motor vehicle accident. The suspect had a warrant.  CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked ATVing, snowmobiling, and angling enforcement….

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Dec. 28, 2018

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked ATVing, snowmobiling, and angling enforcement. Enforcement action was taken for angling without a license, illegal possession of fillets on a special-management water, and angling without a license in possession. CO Tony Elwell (Thief River Falls) conducted trapping, ice angling, and snowmobiling patrols around the station. Calls were taken about dogs…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 28, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 5, 2019: Southern Minnesota WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Austin Conference Center. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. Jan. 12, 2019: Snowmobile Safety Class, 10 a.m., Tracy Area High School, Tracy. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521. Jan. 12, 2019: Crow River Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5 p.m., Spicer American Legion. For more info call Shawn…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Dec. 21, 2018

District 1 – Baudette area CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) monitored area angling activity and saw large amounts of litter still being left by anglers. Enforcement action was taken for angling without a license, illegal-length northern pike, angling with extra lines, possessing a small amount of marijuana, possessing drug paraphernalia, ATV and snowmobile registration violations, no snowmobile or ATV…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 21, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 5, 2019: Southern Minnesota WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Austin Conference Center. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. Jan. 12, 2019: Snowmobile Safety Class, 10 a.m., Tracy Area High School, Tracy. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521. Jan. 12, 2019: Crow River Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5 p.m., Spicer American Legion. For more info call Shawn…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 14, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers Dec. 16: Buffalo DU Banquet, Huikko’s Entertainment Center. For more info call Dale Lusti, 763-682-3468. Jan. 5, 2019: Southern Minnesota WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Austin Conference Center. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. Jan. 12, 2019: Snowmobile Safety Class, 10 a.m., Tracy Area High School, Tracy. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521. Jan. 19, 2019:…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Dec. 14, 2018

District 1 – Baudette area CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked angling, ATVing, snowmobiling, and small-game enforcement. Time also was spent checking anglers and spearers on Lake of the Woods.  CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) would like to remind area anglers to pick up after themselves when leaving the ice after fishing. Multiple areas are littered with trash, and it…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 7, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers Dec. 8: Lacqui Parle DU Banquet, Hill Top Bar & Grill, Dawson. For more info call Patrick Miller, 612-719-5220. Dec. 16: Buffalo DU Banquet, Huikko’s Entertainment Center. For more info call Dale Lusti, 763-682-3468. Jan. 5, 2019: Southern Minnesota WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Austin Conference Center. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256. Jan. 12, 2019: Snowmobile…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Dec. 7, 2018

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on Lake of the Woods. Violations encountered included snowmobile and ATV registration display violations as well as angling with extra lines. CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) taught the law and ethics portions of snowmobile safety classes in Warren and Newfolden, and responded to a call about two buck…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 30, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers Dec. 1: Nobles County DU Banquet, Brewster American Legion. For more info call Kevin Black, 507-329-2223. Dec. 1: Meeker County DU Banquet, Litchfield American Legion. For more info call Scott Christensen, 320-221-0164. Dec. 1: N.E.W. DU Banquet, The Double-Wide, Elko. For more info call Shane Murphy, 612-226-7984. Dec. 8: Lacqui Parle DU Banquet, Hill Top Bar & Grill, Dawson….