DNR Draws Up Walleye Stocking Plan For Lake Mille LacsThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has drawn up a restocking plan for walleye in Lake Mille Lacs, a step that hasn't been taken before on the iconic lake.
Good Question: How Does The DNR Count Fish?The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shut down walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs Monday night for the first time in history. The decision was made because of the record-low walleye population on the lake, and because the quota was met for how many walleyes could be harvested this year.
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.
4 Things To Know: Collins To Plead Guilty, New Dash Buttons & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, August 3. They include an expected guilty plea in a high-profile murder case, and a remarkably swift defeat by American MMA athlete Ronda Rousey.
4 Things To Know: Prince's New Track, Bro Crash & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Friday, July 31. They include a potential special session over the low walleye levels in one Minnesota lake, as well as a funky new jam from Prince's corner.
Gov. Heads To Mille Lacs Over Looming Walleye Fishing BanGov. Mark Dayton will travel to Lake Mille Lacs Friday for a town hall meeting on the walleye crisis. The lack of walleye is so drastic, the Department of Natural Resources may ban walleye fishing altogether.
Dayton Prepared To Call Special Session For Mille Lacs Walleye DeclineGov. Mark Dayton is considering a special legislative session to prevent what he calls "economic disaster" at Minnesota's premiere walleye lake. Lake Mille Lacs is suffering from a decline in its walleye population that is so severe, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources may ban walleye fishing altogether.
Goin’ To The Lake Recap: Lake Mille Lacs (Day 2)It's day two of the adventures of Mike Max and Chris Shaffer in this week's edition of Goin' To The Lake! Mike and Chris are in Garrison this week to check out all the fun stuff to do around our state's second biggest body of water: Lake Mille Lacs.
Goin' To The Lake Recap: Lake Mille Lacs (Day 1)Once again, we're hitting the road and Goin' to the Lake on WCCO. This week takes our most beloved odd couple of the season -- Chris Shaffer and Mike Max -- up to Lake Mille Lacs for Garrison Days!
Mille Lacs Business Owners Make Plea To Lawmakers Over Walleye RegulationsMinnesota lawmakers got an earful Wednesday from Mille Lacs County business owners about tough new walleye limits on the state's most famous lake. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources imposed a one-walleye limit on Mille Lacs two weeks ago to try to revive the fish population.
Highway 169 Reopened Near Lake Mille Lacs After Ice HeaveA busy stretch of road in northern Minnesota is back open after an ice heave shut it down Wednesday night. Highway 169 near Garrison is known for many things, including their close proximity to Lake Mille Lacs.
Mille Lacs Daily Walleye Limit Drops To One FishWith just a month to go until the statewide fishing opener, anglers who fish lake Mille Lacs received more disappointing news. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released the 2015 fishing regulations for Mille Lacs, which cuts the bag limit on walleye in half.
Group Loses Court Battle With DNR Over Mille Lacs RestrictionsA group suing the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources over tighter fishing restrictions on Lake Mille Lacs lost their battle in court Tuesday. A judge ruled that the DNR's decision to impose an emergency night fishing ban, and tighter walleye limits, is valid.
Mille Lacs Anglers, Resorts Take DNR To CourtFrustrated with tighter fishing restrictions on Lake Mille Lacs, resorters and sport fishing groups had their day in court. They're suing the Department of Natural Resources for ignoring a constitutional amendment.
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.