fishing

Lake Vermilion

Minnesota DNR says fish stocking efforts successful despite pandemic

The state said efforts to stock ponds with naturally low fish populations were successful despite changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ice fishing

Anglers allowed 1 walleye this winter on Mille Lacs

The regulations are the same as last winter.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Charges: Resort owners illegally caught fish in Canada, profited in MN

The resort owners allegedly netted thousands of dollars in profits from the bait fish.

Lake Mille Lacs

DNR hold on walleye fishing in Mille Lacs Lake ends Aug. 1

Beginning Aug. 1, anglers can again fish for walleyes with live bait at Mille Lacs Lake.

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Ahead of Fishing Opener, DNR warns accesses may be in poor condition

The DNR has not been able to carry out its usual maintenance due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Drivers caught speeding over 100 mph triples during Stay at Home order

DWIs have also been rising after initially dropping after the start of Stay at Home.

Egg take

Minnesota DNR cancels fish egg take in 2020

The DNR would typically harvest eggs and use them to replenish fish stocks in Minnesota lakes.

Walleye fishing season to end early on Mille Lacs

The DNR says that the seasonal limit has nearly been reached.

Lake Mille Lacs

Hastings fisherman found dead in boat on Lake Mille Lacs

The man went fishing Friday and was found Saturday.

Minnesotans destroy their Minnesota credibility in 1 tweet

Featuring Prince isn't that good, walleye sucks and so does the State Fair.

Golden redhorse

Two Minnesota fish records were broken this spring

The golden redhorse and whitefish records have fallen.

Sunfish

Minnesota DNR tells anglers: Only eat small sunfish

They're asking anglers to put larger ones back in the water.

Man found dead in water near fishing boat in central MN

The Cass County Sheriff's Office is calling it a "possible drowning."

Nicholas Hervin

Fisherman killed by sliding vehicle in freak incident at MN lake

The driver of the vehicle was arrested on several outstanding warrants.

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A fishing guide's 5 tips for catching walleye during the opener

Jason Freed says you don't have to get up at the crack of dawn.

fish house litter march 2019 crop via DNR Facebook

Once again, littering ice anglers leave trash behind

This keeps happening, and the DNR keeps asking people to stop.