News Click: Walleye Fishing on Mille Lacs
Brothers' Icehouse Stolen From DrivewayA north metro area man hopes to find his icehouse after it was stolen right out of his own driveway on Wednesday afternoon. Justin Prokash said he and his brother saved up for years and were finally able to buy their icehouse a few months ago.
Fly Fisher Catches Possible Record-Breaking Muskie In Mille LacsA Minnesota man caught the fish of his lifetime, and one that could set a new world record. Robert Hawkins caught a 57-inch monster muskellunge on Lake Mille Lacs Monday. The best part is that he caught it fly fishing.
Struggling Mille Lacs Lands National Bass Fishing TournamentMinnesota resorts hurt by the walleye crisis will reel in thousands of new customers next year.
DNR Updates Walleye Ice Fishing Rules On Lake Mille LacsAnglers can keep one walleye and five northern pike while ice fishing on Lake Mille Lacs this season, according to new rules from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Dayton Upset With Lawmakers Not Interested In Walleye SessionGov. Mark Dayton's administration was seeking $15 million for business loans and $400,000 in tourism marketing for the Lake Mille Lacs region in special session action plan to deal with fallout from the abrupt walleye fishing suspension.
How To Promote Mille Lacs During The Walleye CrisisLake Mille Lacs has a reputation of being a premiere walleye fishing destination. But many who live along the lake say it should be known for much more. "Mille Lacs at the time when I was growing up was known more as the fishing lake, but that's evolved over the years," Mille Lacs Island Resort General Manager Jodi Kanera said.
Talks Stall On Aid For Lake Mille Lacs ResortsDespite agreeing that there's a need to do something, lawmakers have stalled on talks to help the struggling Lake Mille Lacs area.
Dayton Promotes Bass Fishing At Lake Mille Lacs Amid Walleye CrisisAfter the state abruptly ended walleye fishing season on Lake Mille Lacs, there's a new push to promote bass fishing there. Gov. Mark Dayton was fishing for bass Saturday after visiting Hunters Resort in Isle. This past week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources also loosened some bass fishing restrictions on the lake.
Dayton Heads To Mille Lacs For Bass FishingWalleye fishing may be over for the season on Lake Mille Lacs, but plenty of people will still be on the water Saturday to wet their lines.
Governor Dayton Calls Mille Lacs Situation A 'Crisis'After an abrupt end to the Mille Lacs walleye fishing season, Minnesota’s governor is ramping up his push for a special session for state financial aid.
DNR Draws Up Walleye Stocking Plan For Lake Mille LacsThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has drawn up a restocking plan for walleye in Lake Mille Lacs, a step that hasn't been taken before on the iconic lake.