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DNR seeks input on Mille Lacs Lake management plan
July 10, 2019 - 3:51pm
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking anglers to help establish a new management plan for the lake. The DNR plan...
Popular Minnesota state parks working to keep the crowds in the future
July 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
TWO HARBORS, Minn. — One of the best places to see just how popular some Minnesota state parks have become is Gooseberry Falls State Park,...
Minnesota state parks perfect for a firework free celebration
July 1, 2019 - 4:23pm
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state parks and recreation areas are a great place to quietly celebrate the July 4th holiday. “Not everyone enjoys the...
Land donations safeguard rare species, expand recreation in Wisconsin
July 1, 2019 - 5:05am
MADISON -- The Natural Resources Board on Wednesday, June 26, accepted a 362-acre donation of Door County land that expands recreational opportunities...
Dokken: Bad as it was, boat trailer misadventure could have been much worse
June 30, 2019 - 8:38am
Trailers, I’ve concluded, are a pain. Yes, they’re handy and essential pieces of equipment, but trailers also are disasters on wheels just...
Stocking of rainbows, browns provides new opportunity around Alexandria
June 30, 2019 - 8:10am
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Douglas County is home to popular fisheries where anglers can target an abundance of bass, walleyes, northern pike and...
North Dakota Game and Fish completes deer lottery; more than 6,000 gun tags remain
June 25, 2019 - 6:33pm
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has completed its deer gun lottery, and individual results are available on the Game and...
North Dakota Game and Fish Department again plans Operation Dry Water enforcement effort
June 24, 2019 - 5:16pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department again will participate in Operation Dry Water as part of a nationally coordinated effort...
For the first time, a North Dakota lake is found with zebra mussels
June 17, 2019 - 5:34pm
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lake Ashtabula near here, according to a press release from the North Dakota Department...
McFeely: Devils Lake guide wages lonely fight to keep water level high
June 2, 2019 - 5:06pm
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Jay Breckheimer seems to be a lonely voice in the fight over Devils Lake's water.The fishing guide is an outspoken advocate...
North Dakota Game and Fish changes record policy after walleye controversy
May 21, 2019 - 9:05pm
North Dakota Game and Fish director Terry Steinwand admits his department jumped the gun when it declared Tom Volk's lunker walleye a state record....
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
May 14, 2019 - 5:22pm
ALBERT LEA, Minn. — At the celebratory dinner for the 2019 Governor’s Fishing Opener, Gov. Tim Walz announced that next year’s event will...
7 deer test positive for CWD at Merrifield deer farm
May 8, 2019 - 1:11pm
MERRIFIELD, Minn. — Seven deer originating from a deer farm in Merrifield tested positive for chronic wasting disease, the Minnesota Board...
Minnows may be hard to find for Saturday's Minnesota walleye opener
May 7, 2019 - 8:00pm
DULUTH - Boat and motor ready for the walleye opener on Saturday? Check. New line on the reel? Check? Minnows for bait? Not so fast. A cool spring...
North Dakota deer hunters saw 64% success rate in 2018, Game and Fish Department says
April 23, 2019 - 3:12pm
North Dakota deer hunters had an overall success rate of 64% during the 2018 deer gun season, the Game and Fish Department announced this week....