Artificial Lures, Catch-and-release Only For Mille Lacs Lake Walleyes This Summer

Walleye anglers on Mille Lacs Lake must use artificial lures only and won’t be able to keep a walleye this summer. Here’s the story we posted yesterday.

Hide The Food, Avoid Bear Problems

It’s been a long winter, and some of Minnesota’s black bears are stirring after a winter in their dens. And they’re hungry. Wildlife officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources say they’re already getting calls from homeowners who are having problems with bears. “We try to get this message out to people every year,…
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Leach Named To DNR Post

Jim Leach, a veteran natural resources manager with deep ties to the state’s conservation community, will be the next director of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Fish and Wildlife Division. For the past 16 years, Leach has been the wildlife refuge supervisor for Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.…
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Pheasant Plan Report Card: More To Be Done

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued itself a “report card” on actions to improve grassland pheasant habitat and pheasant populations, the agency announced today. The actions, which grew out of Gov. Mark Dayton’s 2014 Pheasant Summit, are part of the DNR’s subsequent Pheasant Summit Action Plan. While the plan is off to a…
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Loll Donates $60,000 To Three Local Outdoor Groups

Duluth-based Loll Designs, designers and manufacturers of outdoor furniture, today announced a $60,000 donation to be spread equally among three local outdoor nonprofits — the Duluth Climbers Coalition, Duluth XC Ski Club, and Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores (COGGS). Since 2006, as part of its commitment to the community, Loll has contributed more than $362,000…
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