DNR Reverses Mille Lacs Live Bait BanThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that it’s had a change of mind when it comes to the use of live bait on Mille Lacs Lake this season.
Mille Lacs Businesses Look To Attract More Than AnglersOfficials from Mille Lacs Lake want it heard loud and clear: They've got more than just walleye fishing.
DNR: Mille Lacs Lake Goes Catch-&-Release For Walleye AnglersAnglers targeting walleye on Mille Lacs Lake during the walleye season must use artificial bait and immediately release all walleye caught.
DNR Will Allow Ice Anglers To Fish Walleye At Mille Lacs LakeIce anglers will be able to fish for walleye on Minnesota's premiere walleye lake this winter. The DNR announced the winter walleye regulations for Lake Mille Lacs.
DNR: There Will Be Mille Lacs Walleye Ice FishingMinnesota outdoors officials are assuring anglers that there will be an ice fishing season for walleye on Mille Lacs Lake. The Department of Natural Resources decision announced Monday is expected to be a relief to area resorts, restaurants and other fishing-dependent businesses that suffered from the early end to the open-water walleye season.
Minnesota DNR Names 17 To Mille Lacs Lake Advisory CommitteeThe Department of Natural Resources has named 17 people to its new Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee. The panel is part of a drive by the agency to redouble its efforts to revive the popular lake's struggling walleye population.
Dayton To Demand Mille Lacs Open For Walleye Ice FishingGov. Mark Dayton says he'll insist Mille Lacs Lake be open for an ice fishing season for walleye. Dayton left no doubt Thursday that the premier lake would have a winter season after the summer fishing season got suspended early.
DNR Unveils Changes Aimed At Mending Mille Lacs RelationsMinnesota's wildlife officials are making sweeping changes at Mille Lacs Lake to restore trust with locals after shutting down the lake's walleye fishing season. The Department of Natural Resources is setting up a new outpost on the central Minnesota lake with more staff to monitor its walleye population.
Minnesota Lawmakers Wary Of Special Session For Mille LacsMinnesota lawmakers are pumping the brakes on Gov. Mark Dayton's call for a special session to aid Mille Lacs Lake businesses hurting from the early closure of walleye fishing season.
Lawmakers Search For Answers In Mille Lacs Walleye DeclineLawmakers are studying the fallout of the declining walleye population on Mille Lacs Lake. A group of legislators and state officials studying the issue met for the first time Tuesday, the day after the state closed the lake for walleye fishing.
DNR: Rule Change Could Bring More Bass Tournaments To Mille LacsThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced a change in fishing regulations on Mille Lacs Lake Tuesday in hopes that it will bring more bass fishing tournaments to the area. The rule change will allow anglers to sort bass that are shorter than 18 inches and keep the largest fish.
Lawmakers Prepare For Special Session On Impact Of Shortened Walleye SeasonMinnesota lawmakers will be meeting later Tuesday to talk about a special session designed to help those affected by the shortened walleye season on Lake Mille Lacs.