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Cold water can be a killer: DNR urges opening-day anglers to be prepared
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
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November 21, 2009
Conservation leaders to attend state convention
The 73rd annual convention of the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) will be held Dec. 6-8 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. This year's theme is "SWCDs - Working Clean, Green, and Lean." The convention will feature grassroots initiatives...
November 21, 2009 - 11:15am
September 29, 2009
Invasive lake weed confirmed in Chub Lake in Carlton County
Eurasian watermilfoil, a foreign plant that is spreading across Minnesota lakes, has been confirmed in Chub Lake in Carlton County. The plant...
September 29, 2009 - 11:45am
September 22, 2009
MPCA will hold meetings across the state to discuss added impaired lakes and stream segments
St. Paul, Minn. -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) today announced it will hold a series of public meetings throughout the state in September and October to discuss the nearly 400 impairments added to the draft list of the state's impaired lakes and stream segments. The...
September 22, 2009 - 10:32am
September 17, 2009
DNR fisheries chief Payer to retire
Ron Payer, long-time chief of fisheries for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, announced today that he is retiring from the agency effective Nov. 2. He made the announcement at a fisheries meeting at the Cloquet Forestry Center just before noon. Don Schreiner, DNR Lake...
September 17, 2009 - 4:34pm
July 23, 2009
In our own backyard...Feast your eyes on this!
They say advertising is a powerful thing. With just the right turn of a phrase, the masses can often be convinced to buy whatever it is you're selling. For years, grocers have known that to merely picture whatever food items they have for sale is often enough to get the gastric...
July 23, 2009 - 11:06am
July 17, 2009
Minnesota reports first West Nile virus case of 2009
The first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) disease for 2009 has been confirmed in a Minnesota resident. State health officials are reminding Minnesotans to protect themselves from mosquitoes from now through September. A Stevens County woman is the state's first laboratory confirmed...
July 17, 2009 - 10:45am
May 8, 2009
Officers to cast DWI enforcement net over fishing opener
ST. PAUL -- Extra DWI enforcement surrounding the fishing opener weekend will serve as a kick-off to enhanced summer DWI patrols in Minnesota's 13 deadliest counties for impaired driving. Operation NightCAP (nighttime concentrated alcohol patrol) activity is over and above ongoing,...
May 8, 2009 - 11:00am
May 5, 2009
Get the lead out for the fishing opener
Saint Paul, Minn. -- As you sort through your tackle box dreaming of the big one you're going to catch this year, remember to make it a safe year for wildlife. Search your equipment for lead sinkers and jigs, and replace them with lead-free fishing tackle. The Minnesota Pollution...
May 5, 2009 - 3:15pm
May 9, 2008
Don't forget to get the lead out for the fishing opener
As you go through your tackle box to get ready for the 2008 fishing opener, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) encourages anglers to switch to lead-free fishing tackle. Lead is a toxic metal that has adverse effects on the nervous and reproductive systems of mammals and...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Fishing opener update: Public water access conditions vary due to late ice out
Minnesota boaters will find a variety of conditions at public water accesses for the May 10 fishing opener, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The DNR Division of Trails and Waterways is making a special effort to ensure all DNR boat launches are ready...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am
March 6, 2008
Minnesota 2007 fishing licenses valid through April 30
A legislative change effective Aug. 1, 2007, extended the expiration date of 2007 fishing licenses for resident and nonresident anglers through April 30, 2008, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Any stamps or tags to harvest particular species also are valid...
March 6, 2008 - 12:00am
February 28, 2008
Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching
Dark houses, fish houses and shelters must be off the ice of inland waters no later than midnight on Friday, Feb. 29, in the southern two-thirds of the state and midnight on Saturday, March 15, in the northern third, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The...
February 28, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2008
Kiwanians annual 'Last Chance' Ice Fishing Contest is Saturday
The Cloquet Kiwanis Club will offer up a sure cure for the midwinter doldrums as local members host the Sixth Annual Kiwanis "Last Chance" Ice Fishing Contest. The family fun event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 23, from noon to 3 p.m.
February 21, 2008 - 12:00am
February 14, 2008
Take-A-Kid Ice Fishing event is this weekend
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging people to take time this weekend to introduce a few kids - and maybe even an adult or two - to ice fishing, one of our state's most popular winter outdoor activities. The 2007 Minnesota Legislature established a new...
February 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 29, 2007
Minnesota DNR warns of thin ice danger
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is warning winter outdoor enthusiasts to stay off any ice less than four inches thick - which is pretty rare in much of Minnesota as early as Nov. 27. On Sunday, Nov. 25, an angler fell through about two inches of ice on Coon Lake,...
November 29, 2007 - 12:00am