Lake Mille Lacs has been known for decades as a Minnesota summer hotspot. But this year, businesses around the lake are saying it’s been one of their worst summers ever. It’s gotten so bad that a popular restaurant with a 90-year history is shutting its doors.
With the Fourth of July just a week away, WCCO viewers picked out Minnesota’s Best Campground. And the Boundary Waters came out on top. After 30 minutes of paddling in search of the campsite, it’s obvious that camping in the BWCA is a little different than at other campgrounds.
Minnesota state parks are great places for beginning anglers to try a hand at catching fish.
Ask anglers where minnows come from and they’ll likely say the bait store. But odds are the bait in your bucket went through Ron Meuwissen’s pole barn. “They’re gonna work hard or die trying,” Meuwissen said. “That’s what they say in the bait store.” Ron’s dad started Ken’s Bait Service back in 1950. It’s been supplying bait stores ever since.
Ron Schara and Dave Lee talked about Saturday’s State Fishing Opener on the WCCO Morning News.
On Saturday, Minnesotans will launch their boats in search of open water for the annual fishing opener.
Minnesota’s fishing opener is only a week away, and Wisconsin’s starts in just a few hours — but anglers may have a hard time finding the bait they want to use.
New federal data confirm that anglers who enjoy Minnesota’s sky blue waters are still a powerful engine for the state’s economy.
Minnesota’s walleye, pike and lake trout opener is just around the corner, causing worry for fishing guides and others faced with ice-locked lakes.
Ten men face federal charges for allegedly poaching walleye and other protected fish from the Red Lake and Leech Lake reservations and selling them on the black market.
It’s time once again to get out into the great outdoors … sort of. The Northwest Sportshow is arriving at the Minneapolis Convention Center this weekend.
Anglers will be allowed to keep fewer walleyes when they fish Mille Lacs Lake this year.
State and tribal officials have agreed to slash the maximum allowable walleye harvest from one of Minnesota’s most popular fisheries, Mille Lacs Lake.
The same week Hennepin County Deputies began patrolling Lake Minnetonka with snowmobiles, a Thin Ice Advisory has been issued. Friday’s advisory will remain in effect for all bodies of water in Hennepin County.
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