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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

The water’s fine – or almost melted – so let’s go fishing!

By Jeff Ledermann, angler and hunter education and skills team supervisor. From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - May 3, 2108

Grand Marais area fisheries announces survey work

Each year, fisheries staff from the MN DNR Grand Marais area office conducts fisheries surveys and assessments to monitor changes in fish populations, and to evaluate management strategies. From the Minnesota DNR - May 2, 2018

Brown trout receive cool release at Saxon Harbor

Brown trout were released near chunks of floating ice in Lake Superior at Saxon Harbor on Wednesday. By RALPH ANSAMI - The Daily Globe - - May 2, 2018

Spring burning restrictions begin in Minnesota

MN Fire Danger map has been added again to From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - May 1, 2018

Weekly Conservation Officer Reports

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - District 6 - Two Harbors area - April 30, 2018

Spot tail shiner shortage ahead of fishing opener

By Tori J. McCormick from The Star Tribune - April 29, 2018

Ice on some northern lakes expected for fishing opener

Ice is expected on some northern lakes for the fishing opener. By Tori J. McCormick - Special to the Star Tribune April 25, 2018
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