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Mille Lacs Lake
June 18, 2018
Fishing: Brainerd High School team 3rd in state tournament on Mille Lacs
ISLE—The Brainerd team of Kyle Bahr and Tyler Bahr finished third in the 2018 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Minnesota State Championship on Mille Lacs Lake Sunday, June 17. The Bahrs caught five bass totalling 21 pounds, 1 ounce. The BHS team of Troy Peterson and Cole Larkin placed...
June 18, 2018 - 6:03pm
June 9, 2018
What's Up Outdoors: Fishing kicks into high gear, really fast
And summer is turning real fishy, real fast. With events running into each other and throw in a few guide trips, the boat has been loaded for bass, then walleye, and then repeat over and over.
June 9, 2018 - 11:30am
June 5, 2018
Twin Cities man lands monster muskie on Mille Lacs Lake
MILLE LACS LAKE, Minn.—A 23-year-old Twin Cities man had the catch of his life Sunday, June 3, on Mille Lacs Lake in central Minnesota. Connor...
June 5, 2018 - 2:36pm
June 1, 2018
Mergansers on Mille Lacs
A pair of mergansers swim away from shore Wednesday, May 30, on Mille Lacs Lake in Garrison. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
June 1, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 31, 2018
Estimate of Mille Lacs walleye population underway
In early May, more than 20,000 walleye were tagged in Mille Lacs Lake. The effort, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources,...
May 31, 2018 - 10:00am
May 25, 2018
Smithsonian exhibit on Native American veterans opens in Mille Lacs
ONAMIA—The exhibit "Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces" will open at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post...
May 25, 2018 - 11:00am
April 23, 2018
New estimate shows healthy Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population
Since the late 1990s, Mille Lacs Lake has become an increasingly popular destination for anglers who want to catch trophy-sized smallmouth bass....
April 23, 2018 - 6:00am
April 21, 2018
Outdoor Notes for April 21
Deep Portage summer camps for 2018 Deep Portage Learning Center in Hackensack offers a wide variety of Summer Camps to suit almost any interest. Whether a child is interested in fishing, hunting, outdoor adventure, or expanding their scientific horizons, we have a camp for them. Campers...
April 21, 2018 - 10:00am
March 20, 2018
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Open water walleye fishing this year on Mille Lacs Lake will once again be limited to catch and release only. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
March 20, 2018 - 2:00am
March 4, 2018
Uncharted: A long time coming: The power of massage
BREEZY POINT—The career path I've chosen is notorious for leading to burnout. Working as a journalist can undeniably be high stress—the...
March 4, 2018 - 10:00am
February 26, 2018
Mille Lacs' circle of influence - Pilot program meant to preserve water quality
MALMO — Waves build for 20 miles before they pound Mille Lacs Lake's northeast corner, where Barbara and Michael Macioch own 120 feet of...
February 26, 2018 - 10:00am
February 17, 2018
Mille Lacs stands to be a focus of Minn. legislative session, lawmaker says
ST. PAUL—The Department of Natural Resources' request to increase the price of fishing and some hunting licenses dominated the game and...
February 17, 2018 - 10:55am
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 28, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Jan. 28
DNR hires new Mille Lacs Lake fisheries supervisor Tom Heinrich, who most recently was the large lake specialist covering Lake of the Woods for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will now supervise Mille Lacs Lake fisheries management.
January 28, 2018 - 2:30am
January 2, 2018
The Wolf Moon rises Monday over frozen Mille Lacs Lake in Garrison Bay. The first moon of the year is closer to Earth and appears larger and...
January 2, 2018 - 10:00am