Drought Could Impact Fishing On Minnesota LakesThe walleye opener is just 11 days away, and anglers could be dealing with some shallow lakes. The majority of the state, about 92 percent, is experiencing moderate drought conditions. Less than 20 percent of the state was that dry last year at this time.
DNR Officials Promote Dayton's Outdoors Budget ProposalOfficials with the Department of Natural Resources are touting Gov. Mark Dayton's proposal to boost funding for fish, wildlife, outdoors and enforcement programs, including more conservation officers.
Good Question: Why Isn't Seafood Considered Meat?Each Friday during Lent, Catholics are supposed to give up meat, so many turn to fish. That had Chuck from Clearwater wanting to know: Why is fish not considered meat? According to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, abstinence laws say meat is considered something that comes only from animals that live on land, like chicken, cows, sheep or pigs.
MNfusion: Salt Cellar Embodies St. Paul Culture With Retro, Old-School Style
Scientists: Great Lakes Teeming With Tiny Plastic FibersScientists who have reported that the Great Lakes are awash in tiny bits of plastic are raising new alarms about a little-noticed form of the debris turning up in sampling nets: synthetic fibers from garments, cleaning cloths and other consumer products.
DNR: Mille Lacs Walleye Population ImprovingThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced earlier this week that for the first time since 2008, the survival of younger walleyes in Mille Lacs Lake appears to be improving. Fishery officials will hold a presentation Wednesday night in Aitkin to discuss the walleye population.
Fried Sea Scallops Recipe From The 'School Of Fish' CookbookWinter is coming and along with it scallop season. Try Ben Pollinger's recipe for fried sea scallops.
Crab-Stuffed Roasted Lobster Recipe For The HolidaysTry out this recipe for crab-stuffed roasted lobster from Ben Pollinger, author of "School of Fish."
DeRusha Eats: Table 65 In New Richmond, Wis.Look closely on dozens of Twin Cities menus and you'll find the fish from Star Prairie Trout Farm -- just 45 minutes from our downtowns. Besides their commercial fishing operation, they have ponds where anyone can fish. My morning show co-anchor, Jamie Yuccas, had more success than I did at fishing.
Good Question: What Kind Of Fish (And How Much Of It) Should We Eat?A new report out says pregnant women should avoid all canned tuna. Consumer Reports said on Thursday it’s concerned about the mercury levels in some kinds of tuna.
Businesses Around Lake Mille Lacs Hope Night Fishing Reels In Customers One of Minnesota's most popular fishing destinations is missing its fishermen. The DNR says June was very slow on Lake Mille Lacs, with anglers spending half the time fishing that they did the previous year.
Five Healthy Foods For Your BrainWhen it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.
Wis. Anglers Caught Way Over The Limit In NDFive Wisconsin men face significant fines after North Dakota Game and Fish say they were over their limit of walleyes by 110 fish. A call to a poacher tip line led wardens to the men, who'd been staying and fishing on Devils Lake.
DNR: Dead Fish On Mpls. Lakes 'Nothing To Worry About'Sailboats and sparkling water are some of the things you expect to see when visiting Lake Harriet and Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis. But when the wind shifts the right way, you get a whiff of something that's not so pleasant.
Health Watch: New Guidelines Encourage Pregnant Women To Eat More FishA recent survey of pregnant women found most are eating little or no fish. Now, the federal government is out with new recommendations to try to change that. The concern is bigger fish have higher mercury levels, which can harm a developing brain.