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Mille Lacs Businesses Suffer Through Worst Summer In Years

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.

08/06/2013

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Dayton Snags Walleye On Minnesota Fishing Opener

Colder weather and ice, may have kept some from taking part in the fishing opener, but not Gov. Mark Dayton. He hit Fish Hook Lake Saturday morning in Park Rapids for the 66th annual fishing opener. He caught a nice-sized walleye less than a half hour after midnight Saturday morning.

05/13/2013

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Fishing Expert: Rely On Electronics, Or Not?

It’s just two days until the fishing opener. Assuming you go to southern Minnesota to find fish this weekend, it’s safe to say there will be plenty of pressure from other anglers as lakes may be quite busy.

05/09/2013

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How To Navigate The (Possibly Icy) Fishing Opener

On Saturday, Minnesotans will launch their boats in search of open water for the annual fishing opener.

05/08/2013

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Fishing Opener Around Bend, With Ice-Locked Lakes

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.

04/20/2013

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31 Charged As DNR Nets Walleye Poaching Ring

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is sharing new details into “Operation Squarehook.” That is the codename of the undercover operation that netted at least 31 people in what is being described as the largest fishing bust in some 20 years.

04/15/2013

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10 Indicted For Poaching, Illegal Sale Of Walleye

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.

04/10/2013

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Walleye Rules Tightened For Mille Lacs Lake

Anglers will be allowed to keep fewer walleyes when they fish Mille Lacs Lake this year.

03/19/2013

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Meeting On Mille Lacs Walleyes Draws Big Crowd

Mille Lacs Lake, one of Minnesota’s most popular fishing destinations, is likely to see tight restrictions this summer to help its walleye population recover.

02/28/2013

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DNR, Mille Lacs Lake Stakeholders To Talk Walleyes

State fisheries officials meet with Mille Lacs Lake area residents and business owners near Garrison on Wednesday to discuss how to cut the walleye harvest this year.

02/27/2013

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Walleye Quotas From Mille Lacs Lake To Be Slashed

State and tribal officials have agreed to slash the maximum allowable walleye harvest from one of Minnesota’s most popular fisheries, Mille Lacs Lake.

01/28/2013

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Best Of Minnesota: Ice Fishing

The best ice fishing in Minnesota? WCCO viewers’ pick is Lake Mille Lacs.

01/26/2013

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DNR: Anglers Caught With Nearly 70 Fish Over Limit

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.

06/04/2012

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Best Of MN: Top Tasting Walleye Dinner

Matt Brickman has yet to taste walleye. With the help of viewers, he was able to sink his teeth into the “best walleye dinner in Minnesota.”

05/19/2012

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Early Spring Makes For An Unpredictable Walleye Bite

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.

05/10/2012

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