STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Spearing restrictions lifted on 12 Minnesota lakes
A bill passed during the 2013 legislative session has repealed the spearing restrictions on 12 Minnesota lakes including Deer, Moose, North Star and Spider lakes in Itasca County. The lakes are open t... Posted on 12/2/13 at 12:52 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS A Halloween Trick
I like Halloween. I dont celebrate Halloween but I like to play
pranks and surprise people so Halloween is the one time when these
sorts of actions are universally acceptable. I played a good prank
th... Posted on 11/9/13 at 8:16 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge 34: A Double-Leaf in California?
To start off this article, let's begin by asking this question: do you know of bridges in the US like this one in the picture: a double-leaf bascule bridge that was built before or at the turn of th... Posted on 11/8/13 at 6:40 AM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Leaping rainbow is a winner
Cloquet artist Stuart Nelsons painting of a rainbow trout leaping to consume a mayfly has been chosen for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources 2014 Trout Stamp.
Nelson won the 1999 trout sta... Posted on 8/13/13 at 11:03 AM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY Saving Money While Fishing
Saving Money Before, During, and After the Season
As you probably already know, fishing can be an expensive hobby. Basic needs for fishing include rods, reels, boats, motors, trolling motors, life pr... Posted on 5/15/13 at 8:58 AM
“With many persons, fishing is a mere recreation, a pleasant way of killing time. To the true angler, however, the sensation it produces is a deep unspoken joy, born of a longing for that which is quiet
and peaceful ... .”
Thaddeus Norris, The American Angler’s Book, 1864
Indictments against five people accused of poaching walleyes and other fish from the Leech Lake and Red Lake reservations and selling them on the black market were dismissed Monday by a federal judge who said treaties with the Chippewa Indians protect their rights to fish on tribal lands.
Minnesota hunters’ success during the first nine days of Minnesota’s firearms deer season was down compared to last year, especially in the northeastern part of the state. The hunt ends today in Northeastern Minnesota.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced four new projects totaling $3.6 million for work designed to reduce the risk of exposure to mercury for people, especially women and children, who eat fish from the Great Lakes.
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