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February 10, 2018
Reader Opinion: Another Mille Lacs study
I read about the recent study of Mille Lacs walleye population and wonder how many of these does it really take to determine the cause of the walleye decline. How much more money has to be spent on these studies? Money that could be put to better use. I have followed this decline...
February 10, 2018 - 8:30am
January 19, 2018
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
BLOOMINGTON — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be cutting back on the number of fingerling walleye it stocks, but maintain its commitment to stocking young fry. The decision comes in response to an analysis of the state's accelerated walleye stock program over...
January 19, 2018 - 6:57pm
New fishing regulations spark talk about new walleye, panfish and catfish limits
WILLMAR, Minn.—Now that new regulations will be coming into play for northern pike, discussion is shifting to the possibility of new limits...
January 19, 2018 - 6:39pm
November 3, 2017
Mille Lacs winter anglers allowed 1 walleye
Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing will open on Friday, Dec. 1, with no bait restrictions and a limit of one walleye 20-22 inches or one longer...
November 3, 2017 - 3:20pm
October 8, 2017
What's Up Outdoors: Still in fishing mode
This year for the Camp Ripley disabled veterans deer hunt I didn't have to pack any orange. Instead the muskie rods were loaded. A new addition to the hunt was offering a lucky group of veterans the chance to hit Lake Alexander for the fall muskie bite. And since I've kind of been...
October 8, 2017 - 4:30am
September 29, 2017
Under locals' scrutiny, DNR nets for Mille Lacs walleye health
ONAMIA—On the choppy waters of Mille Lacs Lake, Tom Jones steers a 26-foot aluminum boat within arm's reach of a bright orange buoy. Greg...
September 29, 2017 - 7:00am
September 17, 2017
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 17
Hackers for the win on Gull Lake The team of Kevin and Lucas Hacker won the Aug. 5 Northerns Inc. tournament on Gull Lake with a total catch of 23 pounds, 7 ounces. Placing second were Rob and Roberta Carper, with 21 pounds, 5 ounces; in third place were Ron and Dave Wickham with...
September 17, 2017 - 6:30am
July 22, 2017
DNR extends Mille Lacs walleye ban
New fisheries data collected by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources show the total safe harvest allocation for walleyes on Mille Lacs Lake (44,800 pounds) was exceeded this season. To protect the fishery and ensure the long-term sustainability of Mille Lacs Lake's walleye...
July 22, 2017 - 11:00am
July 6, 2017
No room for Gov. Dayton at the inn, but plenty of room for fish
ST. PAUL — innesota Gov. Mark Dayton could not land a motel room for his Saturday, July 9 fishing trip, but he hopes to reel in a bass....
July 6, 2017 - 7:25pm
DNR reminder: Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs closes Thursday night, all other species OK
Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing will be closed Friday through July 27, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural of Resources. Fishing...
July 6, 2017 - 8:00am
July 2, 2017
Fish tales: How it took 5 days and 3 guys to land a 29-inch walleye
ROUND LAKE, Minn. — Al Pint set his fishing rod down in the bow of the boat and reached back for an adult beverage, and when he glanced...
July 2, 2017 - 6:34pm
Lake Mille Lacs produces plenty of catch-and-release walleye action, trophy smallmouth
GARRISON, Minn.—We're barely into our first drift on this breezy Saturday morning, and Scott Jensen is into a walleye. A good one, too,...
July 2, 2017 - 6:45am
May 12, 2017
Fishing Opener: Warming waters, spawning fish ingredients for good fishing Saturday
Experts say the bite could be heating up as waters are warming, driving fish into the shallows searching for food for the Saturday fishing opener....
May 12, 2017 - 7:00am
May 11, 2017
Anticipation builds for Minnesota fishing opener
If Spiderman was a fisherman, his walleye senses would be absolutely tingling with anticipation at the prospect of wetting a line Saturday. It's...
May 11, 2017 - 8:23pm
May 7, 2017
Stage set for good Minnesota walleye opener
The ice went out early, walleyes have spawned, and the stage is set for a great Minnesota fishing opener. Come 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 13, walleyes...
May 7, 2017 - 6:15am