ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking anglers to help establish a new management plan for the lake. The DNR plan only impacts the state portion of the fishery. Tribes that have fishing rights on Mille Lacs manage their own portion of the fishery. The DNR is particularly interested in establishing regulations that reflect angler values while still protecting the fishery from over harvest. Mille Lacs Lake currently hosts several special regulations, including:
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state parks and recreation areas are a great place to quietly celebrate the July 4 th holiday. “Not everyone enjoys the light and sound associated with fireworks, particularly some of our military service members,” said Erika Rivers, state parks and trails director with the Department of Natural Resources. “Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer a firework-free environment for those who want to celebrate Independence Day in peace and quiet.”
MADISON -- The Natural Resources Board on Wednesday, June 26, accepted a 362-acre donation of Door County land that expands recreational opportunities and protects a rare boreal forest along Lake Michigan. The land harbors dozens of rare animals and plants, including several species of wild native orchids.
ALBERT LEA, Minn. — At the celebratory dinner for the 2019 Governor’s Fishing Opener, Gov. Tim Walz announced that next year’s event will be held May 7-10 in Otter Tail County. Thumper Pond Resort near Otter Tail Lake will serve as event headquarters. "Otter Tail County offers terrific fishing," Gov. Walz said. "I'm excited to kick off the summer fishing season in central Minnesota and I can't wait to get out on the lake."
Outdoors shows are an ideal way to see, try and even buy the latest boats, RVs, electronics, fishing tackle and other outdoors accessories. With so many models from different manufacturers all under one roof, it’s easy to research and compare a range of products. Recently, though, show organizers have provided more fun and engaging activities for kids. From trout ponds to scavenger hunts to dedicated fishing workshops just for kids, today’s outdoors shows are sure to entertain the whole family. Fargo Ice Fishing Show Dec. 7-9, 2018