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Mille Lacs Lake

November 10, 2017
A rollover crash on the northeast side of Mille Lacs Lake injured two people Wednesday night. Illustration
SUV rolls over on icy road Wednesday; injures 2
November 10, 2017 - 3:00am
November 3, 2017
In this 2013 file photo, an angler holds a good-sized walleye caught on Mille Lacs Lake. The Minnesota DNR proposal would allow anglers on the central Minnesota lake to keep one walleye while ice fishing. FNS file photo
Mille Lacs winter anglers allowed 1 walleye
November 3, 2017 - 3:20pm
September 29, 2017
Minnesota DNR employees Kris Nissen (right) and Greg Berg haul in a net used for catching a fish sample on Mille Lacs Lake. Photo by Paul Middlestaedt for MPR News
Under locals' scrutiny, DNR nets for Mille Lacs walleye health
September 29, 2017 - 7:00am
September 19, 2017 Brandon Palaniuk won the 2017 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year title Sunday on Mille Lacs Lake.
Fishing: Palaniuk caps magical season with angler of year title
September 19, 2017 - 6:00am
September 18, 2017
Pure Watercraft's electric outboard motor is showcased on Mille Lacs Lake during this week's Bassmaster Elite Series tournament. Photo by Jamie Dietman
What's Up Outdoors - The future of outboards
September 18, 2017 - 10:23am
September 16, 2017
Brandon Palaniuk of Hayden, Idaho, holds on to first place in the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year race on the first day of the 2017 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship held on Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota, with 903 points.
Photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S.
Palaniuk remains on top of season points race after first round of AOY Championship
September 16, 2017 - 2:00am
September 10, 2017
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Brandon Palaniuk is currently leading the race with 811 points.
Bassmaster Elite Series season will culminate in championship at Mille Lacs
September 10, 2017 - 9:00am
September 3, 2017
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 3
September 3, 2017 - 11:30am
August 11, 2017
Catch-and-release walleye fishing and use of live bait will return to Mille Lacs Lake effective at 6 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, continuing through Sept. 4.
Walleye fishing re-opens on Mille Lacs Lake
August 11, 2017 - 10:00am
August 1, 2017
Reader Opinion: Stop the handouts
August 1, 2017 - 9:51am
July 22, 2017
DNR extends Mille Lacs walleye ban
July 22, 2017 - 11:00am
July 21, 2017
The latest creel survey data shows that state anglers reached their quota of 44,800 pounds of walleye caught from Mille Lacs in early July. Even though state anglers already have caught their quota of fish, the DNR is dipping into the allowed conservation reserve in order to reopen the season on Aug. 11. BrainerdDispatch/com Illustration
MnDNR: Mille Lacs Lake Walleye Fishing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
July 21, 2017 - 5:30pm
To protect the fishery and ensure the long-term sustainability of Mille Lacs Lake’s walleye population, the DNR announced today that walleye fishing on Mille Lacs will remain closed until Friday, Aug. 11. Illustration
Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing closure extended 2 weeks
July 21, 2017 - 5:11pm
July 8, 2017
Fishing for July 8
July 8, 2017 - 3:30am
July 6, 2017
Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing will be closed Friday through July 27, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural of Resources. Fishing for all other species, including bass, is open. Illustration
DNR reminder: Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs closes Thursday night, all other species OK
July 6, 2017 - 8:00am