DNR Seeks Answers For Depleting Mille Lacs Walleye PopulationWhen winter's ice melts into springtime waves, the mystery of Mille Lacs will again be in the news. The lake's depleting walleye population is still stumping anglers and scientists.
Time For Ice Fishing 101!Our recent crazy winter, like Friday's surprise downpour, has been keeping ice fishermen and women on their toes. Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak went out with an expert Rapala guide Friday to catch a few fish.
Minnesota Sportsmen's Show Returns To St. Paul For 46th YearCalling all outdoorsmen and women! The Minnesota Sportsmen's Show is back at the St. Paul River Centre for the 46th year.
DNR: Special Fishing Regulations Changing On 17 Lakes, 1 Stream In SpringSpecial fishing regulations will change on 17 Minnesota lakes and one trout stream in March, while existing special rules will become permanent on five other lakes around the state.
Polk Co. Investigator Takes Stand In Fatal Fishing Dispute TrialDay two is underway in the trial for a Cambridge man accused of stabbing to death a father of five in a fishing dispute. Peter Kelly, 34, of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, died last spring after he and a friend confronted a group of anglers along the St. Croix River who they thought were smoking pot and swearing.
Ice Anglers, Businesses Irked By Mild TempsA vacant parking lot at Hardy's Boats and Bait on Medicine Lake tells a state-wide story. Instead of ice houses, they see golden eyes and mergansers. But ducks are the last thing ice anglers want to see this time of year -- and days like Friday do not help.
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.
Walleye Limit Raised For Upper Red Lake By DNR This WinterOfficials have raised the walleye limit for anglers on Upper Red Lake this winter, and those fish can be from a broader size range.
Hearing Held For Man Charged In Fatal Fishing DisputeA hearing will be held in Polk County, Wisconsin for a young man accused of stabbing a fisherman to death earlier this year. Levi Acre-Kendall is accused of killing Peter Kelly last April. The two were fishing on opposite sides of the St. Croix River when police said they started yelling at each other.
Hunting Violations Skyrocket In N.D. Oil Patch Hunting- and fishing-related violations have increased dramatically in the heart of the western North Dakota oil patch.
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.
Pelican Lake Residents Threaten DNR With Lawsuit Over Muskie StockingHome and cabin owners on Pelican Lake say the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has gone too far with stocking Muskie. Now, they're threatening to file a lawsuit to get them to stop.
Lake Hiawatha Muskie The 'Fish Of A Lifetime'A 21-year-old Minneapolis man says he is still feeling the thrill of what happened to him around 8 p.m. Tuesday night.
Top Spots At The State Fair For Minnesotans Who Love The OutdoorsFor those of us that enjoy the peace and solace of the outdoors, the Great Minnesota Get-Together can be a cumbersome and busy experience. But fear not -- there are still a few places around the State Fair where you can check out the latest camping, hiking and fishing gear, and find new places to explore.
Goin' To The Lake Recap: Perham (Day 2)Summer is coming to an end, and so are the WCCO summer road trips to the lakes! Our final stop on our tour across Minnesota is in Perham, a three-hour drive northwest of the cities. Liz Collin and Mike Binkley went to the Perham Lakeside Golf Club Friday. It is a beautiful facility with 27 holes to play. They have had great weather all summer, and Friday is no exception.