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May 21, 2019
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Checking anglers and over limits common activities - MnDNR CO Reports
May 21, 2019 - 3:00pm
April 16, 2019
Weather brings ice fishing season to an end - MnDNR CO Reports
April 16, 2019 - 4:00pm
April 8, 2019
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Bear hunt applications available; deadline is May 3
April 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
A freshly landed brown trout caught using a 1960's era fly fishing setup; a Gapen Muddler Minnow streamer fly, a Martin Model 62 reel and a Shakespeare Wonderod fiberglass fly rod. Denton Newman Jr. / Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota's stream trout fishing opens statewide on April 13
April 8, 2019 - 1:00pm
April 6, 2019
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Reports - April 6, 2019
April 6, 2019 - 3:00pm
April 4, 2019
Lakeshore property owners gather for a political rally July 29, 2018, in Isle, centered on co-management of Mille Lacs Lake. Restrictions on walleye fisheries has been sore point for local economies for decades. This year, the Minnesota DNR announced anglers can harvest one walleye between 21-23 inches, or over 28 inches, between May 11-May 31. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Mille Lacs: Local politicos praise reduced fishing restrictions as good first step
April 4, 2019 - 7:00am
March 27, 2019
Lake ice deteriorating rapidly, use caution when venturing out - MnDNR CO Reports
March 27, 2019 - 2:00pm
March 12, 2019
Grants aims for more hunters, anglers. Application deadline April 4
March 12, 2019 - 4:30am
March 11, 2019
MN DNR seeking conservation officer applicants for 2020 Academy
March 11, 2019 - 6:00pm
March 5, 2019
Carl Medin asks a question Monday, March 4, at an open meeting presented by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Board of Animal Health at The Woods restaurant to deal with the next steps after a wild white-tailed deer was found dead and later tested positive for chronic wasting disease near Merrifield. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video 
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DNR meeting: Residents butt heads over deer farm's culpability in CWD's spread
March 5, 2019 - 7:00am
February 14, 2019
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Open-water walleye harvest proposed for Mille Lacs in 2019
February 14, 2019 - 1:01pm
February 11, 2019
CO Joyce Kuske (Little Falls) Many fish houses were still found to not be displaying shelter licenses and not having proper identification on the house. Two fish houses that were found without identification had previously been warned last winter for the offense are now wishing they would have gotten ID on their houses.
Fish houses need a license, every year - MnDNR CO Reports
February 11, 2019 - 3:00pm
January 14, 2019
Conservation Officer (CO) Scott Fitzgerald (Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area, CCSRA) reports working a busy trout opener in the CCSRA. Many anglers came out to try their luck at catching some trout and many went home with some nice-sized rainbows. Photo Illustration.
Busy, mostly successful trout opener reported - MnDNR CO Reports
January 14, 2019 - 2:00pm
December 25, 2018
CO Caleb Silgjord (Sauk Centre) investigated a littering complaint after receiving a report that anglers had left many items on an area lake including plastic bottles, food containers, wantonly wasted fish, fish carcasses and plastic bags containing excrement. The investigation resulted in enforcement action for unlawful deposit of garbage, wanton waste of game fish and ice shelter violations. MN DNR Photo
Multiple litter cases on Minnesota lakes #respectthelake - MnDNR CO Reports
December 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 18, 2018
Fish houses on Leech Lake's Walker Bay, December 17, 2018. Denton Newman Jr / Brainerd Dispatch
MnDNR CO Reports: Enforcing winter angling violations - Overlimits, illegal length, no license, extra lines, controlled substances.
December 18, 2018 - 3:00pm