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Minn. DNR Wants To Know About Your Mille Lacs Lake Catch

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Since you can’t keep the walleye on Lake Mille Lacs year, the Minnesota DNR is asking you to share information about what you catch. 77 more words


This giant 131-pound fish is the heaviest ever caught in ND

Someone reeled in a 131-pound paddlefish – and it’s officially been declared the heaviest fish ever caught in North Dakota.

The lucky fisherman – Grant Werkmeister of Williston – snagged it near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers on May 7, the  335 more words



Today I received a much needed resource, maps of the Mississippi River. Click here if you want to order maps before your journey.  The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources were very friendly and helpful and it didn’t cost me a dime to order the maps. 74 more words


First Fishing Weekend

To follow on to last week’s post, I wanted to talk more about the fishing opener in Minnesota.  In our house this has become one of the favorite times of the year both for just the anticipation of finally getting out of the winter routine and secondly because of our family fishing contest, which by the way I am the defending champion.  490 more words


DNR To Begin Elk Research Project In Northwestern Minnesota

A new research project on free-ranging, wild elk of northwestern Minnesota aims to improve understanding of elk movements and habitat use. 337 more words


Minn. DNR: Wildfire Conditions In The Making

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — April had its share of rain, snow and even freezing temperatures. But the extended weather forecast calls for clear skies and warmer temperatures, drying out dead grass that can ignite and burn rapidly. 272 more words


Sheriff: 200-Pound Bear Euthanized In Chatfield

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 200-pound black bear found at a residence in southeastern Minnesota on Sunday had to be euthanized after it growled at authorities and posed a threat to residents in the area, according to the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office. 160 more words