Lake of the Woods SWCD ditch fix targets sediment-filled Bostic Bay.
With northern pike fishing seasons already open on border waters and Minnesota’s inland waters angling opener just four weeks away, the author praises the “other white meat.”
While not designed to manage for trophy pike, the new regulations, which went in to effect in May, are meant to move pike populations to a larger size more desired for table fare, particularly in the southern and north-central zones, the DNR says.
Possible reg changes to be discussed at DNR open house Aug. 22 in Tower.
Special regulations are designed to meet specific management objectives for individual waters based on lake-specific fish population characteristics, the agency says. In contrast, the northern pike regulations for inland waters announced recently have three distinct zones to address the different characteristics of pike populations in Minnesota.
The new northern pike fishing regulations, which were announced recently and go into effect on the May 12 fishing opener, have three distinct zones. Each of the zones – north-central, northeast and south – provide protection for different sizes of pike, and there are reasons for those differences, the DNR said in a news release Monday, April 23 as it…
Walleye, pike, pickerel, and tiger muskellunge seasons kick off Saturday.