Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Wants Anglers To Go Lead-Free To Help LoonsThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency estimates lead poisoning causes about 14% of loon deaths in the state.
DNR: Anglers Allowed To Keep Some Mille Lacs Walleye Again This YearThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says anglers will once again be able to keep some walleye during the open-water season on Mille Lacs Lake this year.
Brainerd Named ‘Best Winter Fishing Destination’ In The CountryMinnesota’s very own Brainerd has been named the best place in the country for winter fishing.
‘We Were Starting To Float Out’: 11 Ice Fishers Stranded After Ice BreaksThey were all ice fishing on Upper Red Lake.
Beltrami Co. Officials Warn Of Unsafe Ice After More Than 11 Stranded Anglers RescuedMore than 11 anglers needed to be rescued after becoming stranded on Upper Red Lake Tuesday, prompting reminders of the dangers of unsafe ice.
6 Anglers Charged With Poaching At Upper Cormorant LakeSix anglers from Indiana are in trouble with the Minnesota DNR after they were caught with 676 fish over the limit.
Immigrants, Poor Fish For Their Dinner, Unaware Of MercuryIt's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River.
Minnesota 2014 Fish And Game Licenses Expire SaturdayMinnesota authorities remind anglers that their 2014 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Saturday. While some hunting and fishing seasons continue past Saturday, the Department of Natural Resources says new licenses are required.
Conservation Officers To Ice Anglers: Pick Up Your TrashThe officers who enforce Minnesota's fish and game rules have an order for ice anglers: Pick up your trash. Conservation officer Bret Grundmeier of Hinckley spends hours each season encouraging anglers to clean up after themselves. He says it's disappointing to find so much trash left behind.
DNR St. Paul Fish Hatchery Produces 30M Walleye Per YearIt's the height of the walleye fishing season and every weekend, lakes around Minnesota are filled with anglers searching for that big catch.
Minn. DNR Launches New App For AnglersAfter a long, harsh winter, summer is finally around the corner -- at least fishing season is. And now that the Walleye Opener is coming up this weekend, anglers will have a new tool. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources just launched a new mobile-friendly website Wednesday that includes all of the complicated rules and regulations for each lake, in one easy-to-understand place.
DNR Being Sued For Alleged 'Mismanagement' Of Lake Mille LacsIn November 1998, Minnesota voters passed a constitutional amendment on the ballot that is meant to preserve the state's storied hunting and fishing heritage.
ND Oil, Freight Shipments Detour Amtrak TrainsThe ice fishing in northeast North Dakota is the best it's been in two decades, but some anglers can't make it because trains handling freight and crude from the state's oil patch are displacing Amtrak passenger service.
Mille Lacs Walleye Rules Likely To Hold SteadyFisheries officials say walleye anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will likely see regulations similar to last year despite its struggling walleye population. The Department of Natural Resources says the safe harvest level has been set at 60,000 pounds for the upcoming season.
Launch Anglers Rescue Bear Struggling In Lake Mille LacsLake Mille Lacs is a hotspot for catching walleyes this time of year. But customers caught something they weren't expecting during Monday's launch trip at Twin Pines resort – a struggling black bear.