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August 8, 2016
CO Report: Dead bald eagle found
Brainerd area CO Tim Collette (Pequot Lakes) met with the county attorney on a pending case, investigated a fish dumping case where bow fishermen were dumping carp in a road ditch, picked up a dead bald eagle that had been found by a campground, and checked anglers and boaters on...
August 8, 2016 - 5:38pm
May 27, 2016
Walleyedan: Fishing for a bear
Happy Memorial Day weekend! Thank you to all service people who gave the ultimate sacrifice for us in the U.S.A. I looks like it might be a moist stretch of weather we are going to encounter over the next number of days, but let's hope that it's not a total wash-out! But whatever...
May 27, 2016 - 9:28pm
Brainerd legislators seize victory amid end-of-session chaos
Although the 2016 legislative session may have resembled a dumpster fire, local observers may yet find sweet-smelling spots. Partisan bickering at the state Capitol stymied substantive transportation and public infrastructure projects as the legislative session ended May 22, but several...
May 27, 2016 - 9:05pm
May 26, 2016
Tribal fishing is sore spot at Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory meeting: Committee reiterates desire to renegotiate with tribes
ISLE—Members of the Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee channeled public resentment toward tribal fish harvest's alleged effect on...
May 26, 2016 - 11:04pm
May 20, 2016
What's Up Outdoors: Fair weather fishing
Have you ever had a decision that seemed really easy to make? Well that's what my opener was like. With cold and windy conditions, I decided I had all summer to fish and would spend the weekend turkey hunting or trying to find a few last morel mushrooms. And with most of the fishing...
May 20, 2016 - 11:28pm
March 25, 2016
What's Up Outdoors: Too much fun to stay inside
In the news this week there is so much negative, from local Mille Lacs news to worldwide terror. So I say forget about it. There is too much to do outdoors and too much fun to have.
March 25, 2016 - 11:58pm
March 21, 2016
Catch and release only for Mille Lacs walleye this summer, DNR announces
Anglers looking for walleye on Mille Lacs Lake must use artificial bait and immediately release all walleye caught during this year's summer...
March 21, 2016 - 3:12pm
December 18, 2015
What's Up Outdoors: Stay off sketchy ice
You can sure tell it doesn't take long for Minnesota anglers to go crazy when there is no ice to fish on. The only thing people are talking about is Red Lake. Even last weekend when I was working at Cabelas in East Grand Forks everyone there was heading to Red. But after a slight...
December 18, 2015 - 11:30pm
December 11, 2015
What's Up Outdoors: Ice, ice, baby
As we are rolling up to mid December it is hard to believe that there are more boats out fishing than ice fisherman. At the time I am writing this, it is raining. That will surely ruin what ice we did have. There are even walleyes being caught on Mille Lacs for the few that haven't...
December 11, 2015 - 10:42pm
October 9, 2015
Public Mille Lacs fisheries group sets ground rules
ISLE - The first meeting of the Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee on Thursday went off mostly free of the rancor surrounding the falling...
October 9, 2015 - 1:48am
October 6, 2015
DNR decision on Mille Lacs ice fishing coming later this month, commissioner says
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr projected the DNR will make its call whether to have a winter ice fishing...
October 6, 2015 - 9:58pm
September 10, 2015
DNR seeks applications for Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee
People interested in being involved in fisheries management on Mille Lacs Lake can apply to serve on a newly formed Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee. Committee members will be appointed by the Department of Natural Resources commissioner and will advise the DNR on fisheries...
September 10, 2015 - 6:05pm
August 7, 2015
Pheasants Forever banquet coming to Nisswa The North Country Pheasants Forever Annual membership banquet is planned for 5:30- 9 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Nisswa American Legion. Social starts at 5:30 p.m. with a pulled pork dinner served at 7 p.m. Cost is $50 for adults and $25 for youth....
August 7, 2015 - 9:42pm
August 4, 2015
Solutions emerge from the depths at Mille Lacs walleye meeting
ST. PAUL - Possibilities for alleviating both the Lake Mille Lacs walleye crisis itself and its effect on valued local resorts began to take form at the Mille Lacs Working Group's first-ever meeting Tuesday. The group, which was appointed by Minnesota legislative leaders and Gov....
August 4, 2015 - 8:44pm
July 30, 2015
Dayton to travel to Isle today for Mille Lacs walleye roundtable
ST. PAUL - At 11:45 a.m Friday, Gov. Mark Dayton will participate in a public roundtable discussion regarding the walleye population in Lake Mille Lacs. The roundtable will be held at Isle High School Auditorium, 730 5th Avenue South, in Isle.
July 30, 2015 - 8:19pm