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Walleye egg take a success despite squeeze of late ice-out

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - May 11, 2018

Fishing opener: What people need to know

Mother’s Day is Sunday and fishing opener weekend doubles as Take a Mom Fishing Weekend. Mothers who are residents of Minnesota can fish without a license from Saturday to Sunday. From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - May 8, 2018

Ron Schara and his dog Raven step down as hosts of ‘Minnesota Bound’

After 23 years, Ron Schara and his dog Raven have stepped down as hosts of “Minnesota Bound.” By ROSS RAIHALA from the Pioneer Press - May 9, 2018

Reminder: Northern pike zone regulations in effect for fishing opener

Anglers planning to fish for northern pike when the season opens Saturday, May 12, are reminded that new regulations for catching and keeping northern pike will be the most significant change they’ll find in the 2018 Minnesota Fishing Regulations Booklet. From the MN DNR - May 8, 2018

Lawmakers need to approve urgent funding for DNR facilities

Tim Landwehr is commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. From the MN DNR - May 9, 2018

Weekly Conservation Officer Reports

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - District 6 Two Harbors Area - May 8, 2018

Dennis Anderson: A guide to landing the wily walleye.

The late spring is expected to extend highly productive walleye fishing further into June than is typically the case, including a big Memorial Day weekend. By Dennis Anderson from The Star Tribune - May 7, 2018

Ice is nip and tuck, but Minnesota fishing folk optimistic for open water on Opening Day

Rainy Lake fishing guide Billy Dougherty lives as far north in Minnesota as anyone, and his gut tells him that next weekend’s fishing opener won’t be as icy as people think. By Tony Kennedy of The Star Tribune - MAY 5, 2018

New DNR website application enlists public to help document bear expansion

Citizen-science project to collect bear sightings outside primary bear range. From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - May 3, 2018

Lake Superior Shows Record Decline, But Still Above Average

Lake Superior's water level remains above average but has dropped below the levels seen at this time for the last two years. From WDIO-TV - May 4, 2018
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