Mille Lacs Lake Ends 'Catch-And-Release Only' Walleye Fishing SeasonBeing allowed to keep walleye on Lake Mille Lacs has been a debate in previous years, with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources co-managing the lake with Chippewa bands that have treaty rights.
Walleye Fishing On Mille Lacs Returns To Catch-And-Release OnlyThis spring, anglers were allowed to keep one walleye apiece from 21-23 inches, or one over 28 inches, from the season opener through the busy Memorial Day weekend.
DNR To Close Mille Lacs Lake Walleye Fishing On Sept. 6High angling pressure and catch rates have prompted officials to close walleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lake in early September, according to the Minnesota DNR.
Walleye, Live Bait Restrictions Begin On Lake Mille LacsIf you've been hoping to reel in a walleye on Lake Mille Lacs, Labor Day is your last chance.
‘They Are Everywhere’: Catch-&-Release For Walleye Reopens On Mille Lacs LakeAfter more than a month off, catch-and-release walleye fishing re-opened on Mille Lacs Lake Friday morning. And anglers are allowed to use "live bait" once again.
Walleye Fishing Returns Friday To Mille Lacs LakeDNR officials said Thursday that catch-and-release fishing and the use of live bait will return to the lake at 6 a.m. Friday.
Mille Lacs Lake Shutting Down Walleye Fishing For 3 WeeksWalleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lake is about to close for three weeks as fisheries managers try to revive its walleye population.
Mille Lacs Businesses Look To Attract More Than AnglersOfficials from Mille Lacs Lake want it heard loud and clear: They've got more than just walleye fishing.
Dayton Upset With Lawmakers Not Interested In Walleye SessionGov. Mark Dayton's administration was seeking $15 million for business loans and $400,000 in tourism marketing for the Lake Mille Lacs region in special session action plan to deal with fallout from the abrupt walleye fishing suspension.
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.
DNR Shutting Down Walleye Fishing On Mille LacsMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton ramped up planning Monday for a special session to help Lake Mille Lacs businesses cope with a sudden end to the walleye fishing season, a blow to tourism on one of the state's "Big Six" lakes.
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Mille Lacs Businesses Brace For Walleye Fishing SuspensionThe Department of Natural Resources is closing Mille Lacs Lake for walleye fishing at 10 p.m. on Monday. Minnesota natural resources officials said Sunday that anglers had exceeded the central Minnesota lake's walleye quota by 2,000 pounds.
Fond Du Lac Band To Spear Walleyes In 13 LakesThe Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa has named 13 northeastern Minnesota lakes where members intend to exercise their treaty rights to spear walleyes this spring. The tribe worked with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to set quotas and select the lakes.
DNR Sets New Walleye Regulations For Mille Lacs LakeThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released new walleye regulations that could have an impact on this year’s fishing season for one of the state’s most popular lakes.