It looks like a lot more Minnesotans have gone fishing this year compared to years past. In fact, the DNR says more than half a million fishing licenses have been sold this season. WCCO-TV went to a popular bait shop near Medicine Lake to figure out why sales are booming.
A local group wants to give soldiers a chance to build friendships. And what better way than a day on the lake.
North Dakota has a new state record white bass. The Game and Fish Department says Charlie Vang of Brooklyn Park, Minn., reeled in a 4-pound, 10-ounce white bass from Devils Lake on Sunday.
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A tip call led to fines for three anglers who caught nearly 70 fish beyond the limit, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The three fishers now face fines in the neighborhood of $3,000.
A day like Thursday only adds to the anticipation of the fishing opener on Saturday. In fact, it is the weather that might dictate success.
However, not the current conditions: an early spring has made for an unpredictable walleye bite.
It will soon cost more to get hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill Thursday to boost a range of fees with the money going to bolster wildlife resource management.
Hunting and fishing fees in Minnesota are on the verge of going up.
The outdoors groups that angled for higher license fees could have to shell out more money for hunting and fishing after the Minnesota Senate voted Monday to raise the fees for the first time in 11 years.
A proposal to raise hunting and fishing license fees has been put on hold in the Minnesota Senate.
Minnesota lawmakers have been meeting in St. Paul for just over two months, and are likely to wrap up the 2012 session in a month or less. Though legislators are nearly done, there’s not a lot of final product to show.
The Northwest Sportshow is making its way to the Minneapolis Convention Center for five days of outdoor fun from March 28 – April 1.
It’s a big part of our state’s identity in this land of 10,000 lakes and vast expanse of forests. But that hunting and fishing culture doesn’t come without a cost.
Former Minnesota Vikings hall of fame coach and outdoor enthusiast Bud Grant testified Tuesday before Senate Natural Resources Committee in favor of a bill that would raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses.
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